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?
Text analytics goes mobile
Technology enables companies to make critical management decisions in a fraction of the time.
Forum: The government needs to know the score
How credit-scoring policies affect the economy.
Public policy: Potholes and politics
Aging infrastructure is everybody's problem: The need for optimization, not just more money.
Voting Queues: To Queue or Not to Queue?
In a U.S. presidential election, that should NOT be a question!
D. C. Meeting Preview: Operations Research Goes To Washington
INFORMS annual meeting set for Oct. 12-15 in nation’s capital; Air and Space Museum to host general reception.
When Three’s Not a Crowd
From peace treaties to labor contracts: The case for employing a computerized third party for group decision-making and negotiations.
Edelman 2008: On the Right Track
Netherlands Railways improves service, boosts profits, wins Edelman with impressive use of O.R.
Viewpoint: Big Brother’s Campaign
Political parties use us for ‘microtargeting’ practice. How does that impact governance?
Supply Chain Management: Humanitarian Logistics
Uncertainty, damaged infrastructure, politics highlight top-10 challenges facing analysts during a disaster.
Combinatorial Auctions: No Such Thing As a Free Lunch?
Think again. Combinatorial auctions help feed two million public school children from low-income families in Chile.
Relief Operations: How to Improve Humanitarian Logistics
Conference addresses major challenges and identifies 10 as a part of a strategic model for successful humanitarian relief operations.
Legislative Analysis: Health Care Reform Has Passed. Now What?
Predicted outcomes: Guarded optimism for general public and patients; excellent prognosis for health care system analysts.
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.