Sexy job, sense of humor, slogan
By Peter Horner
They already have the sexiest job of the 21st century according to a Harvard Business Review article by Tom Davenport and D.J. Patil. Now, it turns out, data scientists also have a great sense of humor. Who knew?
The Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS) will hold exams for its Certified Analytics Professional program according to the following schedule:
April 29, 2014
MORS Educational & Professional Colloquium (EPD)
Virginia Military Institute
May 17, 2014
May 22, 2014
University of Cincinnati
Lindner College of Business
Carleton Room, Ottawa Marriott
(in conjunction with CORS Annual Meeting)
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
June 21, 2014
INFORMS Conference on The Business of Big Data
San Jose Marriott
San Jose, Calif.
To apply, click on https://www.informs.org/Certification-Continuing-Ed/Analytics-Certification/Apply-for-Certification
For more information, click on https://www.informs.org/Certification-Continuing-Ed/Analytics-Certification
June 22-24, 2014
2014 INFORMS Conference on the Business of Big Data
San Jose, CA
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Text analytics goes mobile
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Executive Edge: Statistics make the world work better
Whether you’re a modern supermarket shopper or a subsistence farmer in an impoverished nation, statistics profoundly affect your life. And with ongoing advances in highperformance computing and the explosion of data, statistics will remain a positive social influence around the globe.
Understanding data miners
Data miner survey examines trends and reveals new insights.
Predictive Analytics: TV ads, Wanamaker’s dilemma & analytics
The journey from historical ratings to predictive decisions: A proposed evolution for buyers and sellers of television advertising.
Statistical Survey: Surrounded by uncertainty
Survey of statistical software highlights growing capability of tools designed to gain insight and mitigate risk.
Making Skies Safer: Applying analytics to aviation passenger prescreening systems
Applying analytics to aviation passenger prescreening systems.
Statistical Software Survey: A Long Way From Flip Charts
Survey of statistical software highlights a growing list of capabilities.
Business-to-business: The Evolution of Pricing
From paper reports to spreadsheets to business intelligence, smarter pricing algorithms are being developed every day. So what’s next? Real science.
Corporate Profile: McDonald’s Corp.
From the biggest to the best: Innovation, analytics play key roles as world’s largest restaurant chain shifts focus.
Business Intelligence & Modeling Systems Synergy
Integrating often-competing methodologies helps analyze and solve particularly tough problems.
Advanced Analytics for Sales & Operations Planning
Effective S&OP decision-making can’t be achieved without insights from analytics.
Software Survey: Resources for Spreadsheet Analysts
More than 180 spreadsheet analytics products point way toward better, faster, smarter.
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.
Predictive Analytics: Managing Fundamental Tradeoffs
Three lessons demonstrate that “one click” application are too much to ask for.
Data Mining: Predicting stock price movements
INFORMS data mining contest attracts 894 participants representing 147 teams from 27 countries.
The Analytics Journey
An IBM view of the structured data analysis landscape: descriptive, predictive and prescriptive analytics.