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Data Management

Executive Edge: It pays to modernize your data architecture

Corporate Profile: SAS
Where it’s been and where it’s headed.

Data visualization: The big picture of big data
Nextgen technologies and evolving cognitive frameworks move data visualization from art to science.

Building a high-performance big data analytics organization
To realize value from big data analytics, organizations need to integrate technology, tools and practices with existing analytics ecosystems.

Analytics in the oilfield
Properly deployed, predictive and other forms of advanced analytics can yield crucial insights for exploration and production companies.

Viewpoint: O.R. vs. analytics … and now data science?

Comprehending the complete customer
Leveraging behavioral and attitudinal data for actionable analytics.

Analyze This! Big Data: Generation Next

Chief Data Officer: New seat in the C-suite
Why and how to provide the executive stewardship your data assets deserve.

Beyond ‘Moneyball’: The rapidly evolving world of sports analytics, Part I
The rapidly evolving world of sports analytics, Part I

Analyze This!: ‘Shareholder engagement’ keys analytics teams’ success at Cisco

Business Intelligence & Modeling Systems Synergy
Integrating often-competing methodologies helps analyze and solve particularly tough problems.

Software Survey: Resources for Spreadsheet Analysts
More than 180 spreadsheet analytics products point way toward better, faster, smarter.

Executive Edge: New Frontiers for Analytics

Risk Management: Total Cost of Ownership
How to achieve significant, sustainable cost savings in the new world of integrated, enterprise-wide risk management.

The Analytics Journey
An IBM view of the structured data analysis landscape: descriptive, predictive and prescriptive analytics.





Headlines

Study: The magic of animated movies not tied to latest technology

In the nearly 60 years between the 1939 release of Hollywood’s first full-length animated movie, “Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs” and modern hits like “Toy Story,” “Shrek” and more, advances in animation technology have revolutionized not only animation techniques, but moviemaking as a whole. However, a new study in the INFORMS journal Organization Science found that employing the latest technology doesn’t always ensure creative success for a film. Read more →

Six finalists named for Edelman Award

INFORMS selected a diverse group of six finalists for the 47th annual Franz Edelman Award for Achievements in Operations Research and Management Science, the world’s most prestigious award for achievement in the practice of analytics and O.R. The 2018 finalists, who will present their work before a panel of judges at the INFORMS Conference on Analytics & Operations Research in Baltimore on April 15-17, included innovative applications in broadcasting, healthcare, communication, inventory management, vehicle fleet management and alternative energy. Read more →

Are Super Bowl ads worth it? New research suggests benefits persist

On Feb. 4, more than 40 percent of U.S. households will watch the 2018 Super Bowl game on TV. Advertisers will pay up to $4 million for a 30-second spot during the telecast. Is the high cost of advertising worth it? A new study finds that the benefits from Super Bowl ads persist well into the year with increased sales during other sporting events. Further, the research finds that the gains in sales are much more substantial when the advertiser is the sole advertiser from its market category or niche in a particular event. Read more →

UPCOMING ANALYTICS EVENTS

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2018 INFORMS Conference on Business Analytics and Operations Research
April 15-17, 2018, Baltimore

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