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September/October 2011 Table of Contents

Table of Contents

September/October 2011FEATURES

Chief data officer: New seat in the C-suite

By Rich Cohen and Ara Gopal
Why and how to provide the executive stewardship your data assets deserve.

From ‘sick’ care to ‘health’ care

By Rajib Ghosh, Atanu Basu and Abhijit Bhaduri
The future of health care revolves around data, analytics and personalized medicine.

Text analytics goes mobile

By Fiona McNeill and Lisa Pappas
Technology enables companies to make critical management decisions in a fraction of the time.

Analytics in India

By Rohit Tandon and Arnab Chakraborty
Emergence of global analytics centers of excellence make country an analytics powerhouse.

The rapidly evolving world of sports analytics

By Benjamin Alamar and Vijay Mehrotra
The first of a three-part series defines and describes the current state of the field.

Corporate profile: Jeppesen

By Stefan E. Karisch and Mike Pound
Operations research drives efficiencies, product enhancements for leading provider of navigational information.

DEPARTMENTS

Inside Story

By Peter Horner

Profit Center

By E. Andrew Boyd

Analyze This!

By Vijay Mehrotra

Forum

By Doug Samuelson

Conference Preview

By K. Preston White Jr.

Analytics in Action

By E. Andrew Boyd

The Five-Minute Analyst

By Harrison Schramm

Thinking Analytically

By John Toczek

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

Stereotypes hold back girls’ interest in STEM subjects

New research from Accenture reveals that young people in the United Kingdom and Ireland are most likely to associate a career in science and technology with “doing research” (52 percent), “working in a laboratory” (47 percent) and “wearing a white coat” (33 percent). The study found that girls are more likely to make these stereotypical associations than boys. Read more →

Gartner: Connected ‘things’ will jump 31 percent in 2017

Gartner, Inc. forecasts that 8.4 billion connected things will be in use worldwide in 2017, up 31 percent from 2016, and will reach 20.4 billion by 2020. Total spending on endpoints and services will reach almost $2 trillion in 2017. Regionally, China, North America and Western Europe are driving the use of connected things, and the three regions together will represent 67 percent of the overall Internet of Things (IoT) installed base in 2017. Read more →

U.S. News: Analytics jobs rank among the best

When it comes to the best business jobs, analytics- and operations research-oriented disciplines dominate the list, according to U.S. News & World Report’s rankings of the “2017 Best Jobs.” In order, the top five “best business jobs” listings include: 1. statistician
, 2. mathematician
, 3. financial advisor, 
4. actuary, and 
5. operations research analyst. Read more →

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