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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

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

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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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