Corporate Profile: Analytics at IDA
Analytics has always played a vital role at the Institute for Defense Analyses.
Corporate Profile: Booz Allen Hamilton
At the beginning of its “second century,” technology and consulting firm focuses on helping organizations capitalize on their biggest natural resource: data.
Corporate Profile: Analytics Operations Engineering, Inc.
Consulting firm applies advanced quantitative methods to solve challenging operations problems.
Exploring big data through simulation
Using analytics to make powerful business decisions
Big data is a hot topic, but harnessing its full potential can be elusive.
Software Survey – Simulation: a better reality?
Imagine the world as it is and what it might be: biennial survey of discrete-event simulation software tools.
Overcoming big data challenges for analytics
Distribution Processing and the Arithmetic of Uncertainty
Non-profit organization promotes standards for making rational, auditable calculations based on probability distributions.
Conference Preview: Winter Simulation Conference
Premier international forum set for Dec. 9-12 in Berlin.
Healthcare management engineering
Its scope, fundamental principles and potential and what it means for operations research professionals.
Analytics applications in consumer credit and retail marketing
Four areas that present a significant opportunity to impact the bottom-line of companies in different business verticals through the use of advanced analytics and sophisticated data modeling.
Beyond ‘Moneyball’: The rapidly evolving world of sports analytics, Part I
The first of a three-part series defines and describes the current state of the field.
Executive Edge: Statistics make the world work better
Whether you’re a modern supermarket shopper or a subsistence farmer in an impoverished nation, statistics profoundly affect your life. And with ongoing advances in highperformance computing and the explosion of data, statistics will remain a positive social influence around the globe.
Analyze This!: Standardized analytical solutions
Expect to see more and more models and analyses based on mathematical and/or statistical techniques embedded in packaged (rather than custom) software applications. Moreover, this packaged software is likely to cost far, far less than a custom solution crafted by an analytic professional.
Value Added Analysis: Business forecasting effectiveness
Should accuracy be an organization‘s biggest concern?
The Five-Minute Analyst: Drug tests for needy families
New Florida bill requires welfare applicants to take a drug test to continue receiving benefits. Will the policy save the state money?
Five best practices in behavioral segmentation
How should organizations embed segmentation to become highly relevant?
Statistical Survey: Surrounded by uncertainty
Survey of statistical software highlights growing capability of tools designed to gain insight and mitigate risk.
Software Survey: Forecasting at Steady State?
Perhaps, but ubiquitous software continues to play a crucial role in many aspects of life.
13 Keys to the White House
Quantitative historian Allan Lichtman uses analytics to predict elections.
Career Development: Inside H-P
Hewlett Packard’s internal consulting group offers perspectives on practicing analytics at a big company.
Statistical Software Survey: A Long Way From Flip Charts
Survey of statistical software highlights a growing list of capabilities.
Software Solutions: The ABCs of Simulation Practice
From “arrivals” to “z-values,” an alphabet soup of key components for applying knowledge and judgment to simulation problems.
Corporate Profile: Applied Mathematics, Inc.
Consulting firm develops and implements mathematical models for everything from submarine warfare to agriculture.
For Practioners Only: Seven Sins of Simulation Practice
Practitioners, be advised: Avoid these mistakes or risk damage to your career.
Business-to-business: The Evolution of Pricing
From paper reports to spreadsheets to business intelligence, smarter pricing algorithms are being developed every day. So what’s next? Real science.
The Emergence of Sport Analytics
From baseball to football to basketball and hockey, analytics gets a year-round workout in the athletic arena.