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Inside Story: Life is good for analysts

Inside Story: Welcome (Back) to Analytics

Serving the Services Industry
The emerging science of service management opens opportunities for business analytics.

Inside Story: Movers & Shakers

Inside Story: Bright Future for Analytics

Business Analytics: Too Cool (Just) for School

Text Analytics: Two World Collide
Intersection of two distinct disciplines gleans insight from massive amounts of unstructured data.

Better Decision-Making: How HP delivers business value with enterprise-wide analytics services
A common approach to deploying business analytics across the enterprise to elevate the analytical maturity and deliver actionable intelligence.


Pittsburgh Pirates tap SAS Analytics

Survey: Business analytics pervasive, effective on a global scale

Cable & Wireless Communications revolutionizing business analytics with MediationZone and Cloud technology

SAP and Google team up to Put ‘Big Data’ on the Map

‘Customer Insight’ Class Focuses on Analytics

SAS endorses STEM recommendations for boosting math and science outcomes

Capgemini, Oracle launch global business analytics service for telecommunications

SAS Social Media Analytics takes social media marketing to the enterprise

SAS Secures Technology Patent for Better Fraud Detection Performance

IBM Business Analytics Software Helps BJC Healthcare and Washington University Improve Healthcare Through Better Research

IBM to Open Global Network of Analytics Centers


Forbes names Dietrich a leader of the data analytics pack

INFORMS member Brenda L. Dietrich, an IBM Fellow, vice president and leader of IBM’s data science group, was recently profiled by Forbes in an article headlined, “Meet 9 Women Leading The Pack In Data Analytics.” Dietrich is also an INFORMS Fellow and a member of the National Academy of Engineering. She served as president of INFORMS in 2007. Read more →

Female board members more likely to have tech experience

Female members of corporate boards of directors are nearly twice as likely as their male counterparts to have professional technology experience, according to new research from Accenture. To understand the gender composition of corporate boards and the role technology plays in the careers of female board members, Accenture examined women’s representation on the boards of more than 500 Forbes Global 2000 companies in 39 countries across Europe, Asia, North America, South America and Australia. Read more →

Study: Consumers buy close to what they first searched online

Given the ease of online search, consumers can explore and discover hundreds of available items in any category. Retailers and advertisers are keen to influence the search and final purchase through better product recommendations and targeted advertising. A forthcoming article in the INFORMS journal Marketing Science studies online search and purchase behavior of consumers in the digital camera category and finds that even though consumers may search for extended periods of time, what they purchase tends to be remarkably close to items they searched and found in their very first search. Read more →



INFORMS Annual Meeting
Nov. 13-16, 2016, Nashville, Tenn.


Foundations of Modern Predictive Analytics
Nov. 17-18, 2016, Nashville, Tenn. 


The Arithmetic of Uncertainty: A Cure for the Flaw of Averages
A one-day (9 a.m.-5 p.m.) workshop with optional hands-on computer lab
Sept. 14: Washington, D.C. (Crystal City)
Sept. 20: Houston
Sept. 21: Dallas
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