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September-October 2013 Table of Contents

big data analyticsFEATURES

Turning big data into information

By Paul Kent, Radhika Kulkarni and Udo Sglavo
High-performance analytics helps unlock significant, proprietary value in big data.

The information asymmetry problem

By Krishna Rupanagunta, Ajay Parasuraman and Sourav Banerjee
Bridging the information gap: How decision science can reduce market inefficiency.

Predictive Analytics Power Player

By Peter Horner
PAW founder Eric Siegel discusses the power of predictive analytics and his new book.

Messy analytics? It’s OK. We’re housewives!

By Gary Cokins
Information systems and technology are messy, so applying analytics is an arduous task.

How will certification impact your career?

Compiled by Gary Bennett and Peter Horner
Candid comments from CAP® designees underscore successful launch of INFORMS program.

Lost in Translation II

By Christopher Broxe and Fiona McNeill
Part two of a two-part series on best practices for analyzing multi-lingual text.

DEPARTMENTS

Inside Story
Executive Edge
Analyze This!
INFORMS Initiative
Forum
Analytics & Healthcare
WSC 2013 Preview
Five-Minute Analyst
Thinking Analytically

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.

Headlines

Holiday Retirement earns Edelman Award

Holiday Retirement won the 2017 Franz Edelman Award for Achievement in Operations Research and the Management Sciences from INFORMS for its use of operations research (O.R.) to improve the pricing model for its more than 300 senior living communities across the United States. Read more →

U.S. Air Force and Disney receive the 2017 INFORMS Prize

The U.S. Air Force and The Walt Disney Company both received the 2017 INFORMS Prize for their pioneering and enduring integration of operations research (O.R.) and analytics programs into their organizations. The prizes were presented at the INFORMS Conference on Business Analytics & Operations Research in April in Las Vegas. Read more →

Air Force Academy’s O.R. program saluted

The U.S. Air Force Academy won the 2017 UPS George D. Smith Prize for its operations research (O.R.) program, which prepares graduates to become frontline O.R. practitioners as analysts in the Air Force. The program exposes more than 50 percent of cadets to at least one O.R. course and provides cadets the opportunity to graduate with a Bachelor of Science degree in O.R. Read more →

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CONFERENCES

2017 INFORMS Healthcare Conference
July 26-28, 2017, Rotterdam, the Netherlands

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