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Looking forward to Orlando analytics conference

The momentum is quickly building toward another successful and inspiring INFORMS Conference on Analytics & Operations Research on April 10-12 in Orlando, Fla. It promises to be a great venue to meet other practitioners and to hear carefully selected speakers and competition finalists describe analytics in action.

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Student Analytical Scholarship winners announced

  Student Analytical Scholarship winners announced

Maya Bam, who is pursuing a Ph.D. in Industrial and Operations Engineering at the University of Michigan, was named the winner of the 2016 Student Analytical Scholar Competition sponsored by the Analytics Section of INFORMS and supported by SAS. Bam’s application earned her free registration, lodging and travel to the upcoming INFORMS Business Analytics & Operations Research Conference, as well as participation in the Professional Colloquium at the conference.

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IPC to provide taste of analytics practice for grad students

The INFORMS Professional Colloquium (IPC), to be held Sunday, April 10, during the INFORMS Conference on Business Analytics & Operations Research in Orlando, Fla., will provide real-world career guidance for a select group of 20 practice-oriented graduate students representing 16 universities. During the all-day IPC, the students will receive career advice from veteran practitioners through presentations, a case study and a panelist discussion.

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Looking forward to Orlando analytics conference

The momentum is quickly building toward another successful and inspiring INFORMS Conference on Analytics & Operations Research on April 10-12 in Orlando, Fla. It promises to be a great venue to meet other practitioners and to hear carefully selected speakers and competition finalists describe analytics in action.

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INFORMS Career Center offers support for internships

Just in time for the annual internship season, INFORMS now offers support for both students and employers through INFORMS Career Center. Students can access analytics internships posted through INFORMS Career Center and elsewhere on the Web.

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Section planning many events for spring Analytics Conference

Baby, it’s (finally) cold outside, but spring will be here soon enough. With spring comes the INFORMS Analytics Conference, to be held April 10-12 at the Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress in sunny Orlando, Fla. The Analytics Section is organizing a number of exciting events for the conference.

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2015 review: Letter from the president

  2015 review: Letter from the president

We look back at another successful year for the Analytics Section of INFORMS, and your section officers and I want to thank all members for your contributions.

With 1,171 active members as of September 2015 (an 18 percent increase this year), we have not only become one of the largest subdivisions of INFORMS, but we are also connected with key INFORMS initiatives to promote the use of data-driven analytics and fact-based decision-making in practice.

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Student Analytical Scholar Case Study Competition

INFORMS will once again offer the Student Analytical Scholar Competition, a scholarship program that will send the winning recipient to the 2016 INFORMS Conference on Business Analytics and Operations Research. Supported by SAS and sponsored by the Analytics Section of INFORMS, the competitive program will recognize one outstanding student who would like to learn more about the practice of analytics at the conference in Orlando, Fla., April 10-12, 2016. The scholarship covers the cost of attending the event and additional networking opportunities.

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Syngenta Crop Challenge

  Syngenta Crop Challenge

A new award for 2016, the Syngenta Crop Challenge addresses the need to feed an increasing world populationwith decreasing land devoted to agriculture. To improve the productivity of the agricultural land available, farmers need to make good seed variety planting decisions, taking into consideration local soil conditions and unpredictable weather patterns.

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Innovative Applications in Analytics Award

The IAA Award recognizes creative and unique developments, applications or combinations of analytical techniques used in practice. The 2015 winner, Mayo Clinic, gave a reprise of their winning presentation entitled “Intelligent Surgery Scheduling” at the INFORMS Annual Meeting. During the business meeting, Pooja Dewan, 2015 Award Chair, presented the award to Dr. Kalyan Pasupathy, representing Mayo Clinic.

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Analytics Blog

Electoral College put to the math test


With the campaign two months behind us and the inauguration of Donald Trump two days away, isn’t it time to put the 2016 U.S. presidential election to bed and focus on issues that have yet to be decided? Of course not.

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2017 Tech Trends: the kinetic enterprise

From dark analytics to mixed reality, machine intelligence and blockchain, Deloitte’s annual Technology Trends report analyzes the trends that could disrupt businesses in the next 18-24 months. CIOs who can harness the possibilities of these technologies will be better positioned to shape the future of their business. Read more →

FICO: Financial crime trends for 2017

If the world seemed dangerous from a financial crime perspective last year, FICO experts predict an even more challenging 2017. In a new paper, four of the leaders in the company’s fraud and financial crime group laid out 17 predictions, ranging from killer devices in the home to hacked fingerprints. Read more →

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