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Analytics Magazine

November/December 2014 Table of Contents

novdec-2014-coverFEATURES

Goal-driven Analytics

By Eric A. King
Big buzzkill: size and success don’t correlate. Big data needs advanced analytics, but analytics does not need big data.

Big Data, Analytics Fight Fraud

By Drew Carter and Stephanie Anderson
Fraud doesn’t play favorites; it’s a multi-industry problem. How to employ analytics for effective, proactive fraud monitoring.

Real-time Fraud Detection in the Cloud

By Saurabh Tandon
Detecting fraud among online banking customers in near real time by running a combination of learning algorithms on a data set.

Corporate Profile: AOE

By Mitchell Burman and Lauren Berk
Analytics Operations Engineering, Inc. applies advanced quantitative methods to solve challenging operations problems.

Software Survey: Decision Analysis

By William M. Patchak
Decision tools continue to evolve, providing analysts with more horsepower to transform vast amounts of information into better decision-making.

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Inside Story
Executive Edge
Analyze This!
INFORMS Initiatives
Forum
Healthcare Analytics
Conference Preview
Five-Minute Analyst
Thinking Analytically





Headlines

Finalists for 2018 Syngenta Crop Challenge announced

Syngenta and the Analytics Society of INFORMS this week announced the finalists for the 2018 Syngenta Crop Challenge in Analytics. Now in its third year, the competition aims to address the challenge of achieving global food security by fostering cross-industry collaboration between agriculture and advanced analytics experts. Read more →

International Conference to spotlight O.R., analytics and AI

The 2018 INFORMS International Conference will be held in the world-class International Convention Center (TICC) and the Grand Hyatt Taipei in beautiful Taipei City, Taiwan, on June 17-20. The conference theme is “A Better World Through Operations Research, Analytics and Artificial Intelligence.” The conference offers excellent opportunities to learn about the emerging O.R. and A.I. technologies and applications from more than 40 invited, sponsored and contributed clusters featuring more than 600 talks. Read more →

How math education can catch up to the 21st century

Big data analytics is increasingly becoming a trending practice that society is adopting, and Daniel Kunin, a scholar at Stanford University and the creator of the online platform, Seeing Theory, is using creative and innovative ways to teach statistics and probability relevant to a changing world. In a recent interview with CMRubinWorld, Kunin discusses math education today and how he believes it can be improved in order to both foster curiosity and be more relevant now and going forward. Read more →

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