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Business Analytics

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.

BUSINESS ANALYTICS NEWS

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

Newsmakers
IBM to Open Global Network of Analytics Centers

Headlines

Using machine learning and optimization to improve refugee integration

Andrew C. Trapp, a professor at the Foisie Business School at Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI), received a $320,000 National Science Foundation (NSF) grant to develop a computational tool to help humanitarian aid organizations significantly improve refugees’ chances of successfully resettling and integrating into a new country. Built upon ongoing work with an international team of computer scientists and economists, the tool integrates machine learning and optimization algorithms, along with complex computation of data, to match refugees to communities where they will find appropriate resources, including employment opportunities. Read more →

Gartner releases Healthcare Supply Chain Top 25 rankings

Gartner, Inc. has released its 10th annual Healthcare Supply Chain Top 25 ranking. The rankings recognize organizations across the healthcare value chain that demonstrate leadership in improving human life at sustainable costs. “Healthcare supply chains today face a multitude of challenges: increasing cost pressures and patient expectations, as well as the need to keep up with rapid technology advancement, to name just a few,” says Stephen Meyer, senior director at Gartner. Read more →

Meet CIMON, the first AI-powered astronaut assistant

CIMON, the world’s first artificial intelligence-enabled astronaut assistant, made its debut aboard the International Space Station. The ISS’s newest crew member, developed and built in Germany, was called into action on Nov. 15 with the command, “Wake up, CIMON!,” by German ESA astronaut Alexander Gerst, who has been living and working on the ISS since June 8. Read more →

UPCOMING ANALYTICS EVENTS

INFORMS-SPONSORED EVENTS

INFORMS Computing Society Conference
Jan. 6-8, 2019; Knoxville, Tenn.

INFORMS Conference on Business Analytics & Operations Research
April 14-16, 2019; Austin, Texas

INFORMS International Conference
June 9-12, 2019; Cancun, Mexico

INFORMS Marketing Science Conference
June 20-22; Rome, Italy

INFORMS Applied Probability Conference
July 2-4, 2019; Brisbane, Australia

INFORMS Healthcare Conference
July 27-29, 2019; Boston, Mass.

2019 INFORMS Annual Meeting
Oct. 20-23, 2019; Seattle, Wash.

Winter Simulation Conference
Dec. 8-11, 2019: National Harbor, Md.

OTHER EVENTS

Advancing the Analytics-Driven Organization
Jan. 28–31, 2019, 1 p.m.– 5 p.m. (live online)

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