INFORMS Annual Meeting
Foundations of Modern Predictive Analytics
Data Analytics for Action & Impact: Transforming Data to Goal-Driven Insight for the Data-Rich yet Information-Poor
Predictive Analytics and Data Mining Strategic Implementation Course Series: A Comprehensive and Active Experience of the Full Modeling Practice Framework
Special ArticlesStudy: When it comes to sales & marketing analytics, few companies ‘get it right’
Companies across industries admit to the growing importance of data analytics to improve sales and marketing effectiveness and decision-making. However, many struggle to piece together siloed data, properly define the problem or design the solution. As a result, they often fail to realize widespread business impact from their efforts, according to a study conducted by The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) and sponsored by global sales and marketing firm ZS.Read More
Special Articles2017 Syngenta Crop Challenge in Analytics offers $5,000 prize
Put your analytics skills to the test and win $5,000 in the 2017 “Syngenta Crop Challenge in Analytics” administered by INFORMS and sponsored by the Analytics Society of INFORMS.Read More
Special ArticlesITIF: Expand computer science education to keep up with demand
Computer skills are in high demand among employers in a wide range of industries, not just tech-related fields, yet despite growing interest in the subject, a new report from the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation (ITIF) finds that too few U.S. students are taking quality computer science classes at the high school and university levels. ITIF makes the case for public action to support and maintain the groundswell of interest in computer science and capture the economic and social benefits that will come from fostering a more highly skilled workforce.Read More
By Douglas A. Samuelson
Predicting the 2016 U.S. presidential election: What the “13 Keys” forecast, what to watch for and why they might not matter.
By Lisa Clark
Exploring the softer side of sales analytics, where data, timely messaging and the human element converge for success.
By Brad Kolarov
Focus on data, not infrastructure: Three things to look for, three things to avoid when starting down big data analytics path.
By Steve Curd
Two essentials for success in value-based medicine to manage health, improve outcomes and keep costs under control.
By Rodger Smith
Fighting fraud, waste and abuse using data and analytics tools is a critical step toward making healthcare affordable for all.
By Chris Fry and Vijay Mehrotra
New tools, new capabilities and new trends: Survey of 26 forecasting software packages from 19 vendors.