Spring 2009 Table of Contents
By Warren Lieberman
A consultant’s guide to finding business, managing projects and succeeding in a difficult environment.
By Jerry Banks and Randall R. Gibson
From “Arrivals” to “Z-values,” an alphabet soup of key components for applying knowledge and judgment to simulation problems.
By James J. Swain
Survey of statistical software highlights growing list of capabilities. Comparison of products and vendor directory just a click away.
By John Mingers
“Soft” methodologies tackle messy problems that traditional operations research/management science can’t touch, so why isn’t it promoted in the U.S.?
By Özleam Ergun, Pinar Keskinocak, Julie Swann and Monica Villarreal
Uncertainty in demand and political conditions on the ground illustrate the top-10 challenges facing analysts during a disaster.
By Terry Cryan
All-star line-up of speakers, presentations scheduled for INFORMS Practice Conference set for Phoenix.