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Risk Management

Inside Story: Life is good for analysts

The secret to better credit-risk management: economically calibrated models

Roundtable Profiles: A Story of Excellence at Hewlett-Packard

Profile: Don Kleinmuntz

Forum: Economic Crisis – After the Meltdown

Operations Research: Taming Hard Problems With Soft O.R.
“Soft” methodologies tackle messy problems that traditional operations research/management science can’t touch, so why isn’t it promoted in the U.S.?

Risk Management: The Agile Enterprise
Integrated business planning for mitigating risk.

Edelman Award: Safe, Secure Securities Settlement
With analytics as its engine, Indeval’s groundbreaking Dali system brings unmatched speed, efficiency to Mexico’s financial market.

Driving Value Chain Resiliency Through Analytics
How Cisco’s dedicated SCRM team helps tame large, complex, global supply chain.

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

Headlines

Grocery store data speeds early detection of food-borne illness

Foodborne illnesses, like salmonella, E. Coli and norovirus infections, are a major public health concern affecting more than one out of six Americans each year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). During a foodborne illness outbreak, rapidly identifying the contaminated food source is vital to minimizing illness, loss and impact on society. Read more →

Gartner: Top 25 North American Supply Chain Undergraduate Programs

Gartner, Inc. recently released the findings from its biennial Top 25 North American Supply Chain Undergraduate Programs report. Fifty-one institutions participated in the report that is intended to support chief supply chain officers (CSCOs), heads of supply chain strategy and supply chain HR partners in building a strong portfolio of university recruiting and internship partners. Read more →

Study: Tweets better than Google Trends at forecasting TV ratings

How well does the emotional and instantaneous content in tweets perform relative to the more deliberate searches recorded in Google Trends in forecasting future TV ratings? In a massive big data analysis using data from Twitter, Google Trends and other widely used websites for entertainment information, a forthcoming article in the INFORMS journal Marketing Science finds that mining Twitter content is significantly more effective than Google Trends in its ability to predict future TV ratings. Read more →

UPCOMING ANALYTICS EVENTS

INFORMS-SPONSORED EVENTS

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

CONTINUING EDUCATION

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

WORKSHOPS

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
For more information and to register, click here.

CAP® EXAM SCHEDULE

CAP® Exam computer-based testing sites are available in 700 locations worldwide. Take the exam close to home and on your schedule:


 
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