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October 2014



The current issue of ORMS Today is now available in "digital magazine" format. Click on the cover image to the left, or go to orms-today.com/digital, and enjoy a new online reading experience.

UPDATE 10/9/14: Transformational analytics — The Middle East is ablaze, humanitarian crises abound, the Ebola virus is spreading. Difficult times call for creative answers: an introduction to the concept of MIST (management innovation as a strategic technology) in the era of enormous economic, social and geopolitical challenges.

Featured in the October issue:
  • Politics & Analytics: Meet the number-crunchers who helped take down House Majority Leader Eric Cantor of Virginia in the primary, using big data and big computation � and old-fashioned pattern recognition. Are more surprises in store this November? [OPEN ACCESS]

  • Probability Management 2.0: Rethinking uncertainty: New standards, free tools and growing adoption boost a new generation of interactive simulation. [MEMBERS ONLY ARTICLE]

  • Confessions of a NSF Program Director Long-time INFORMS member Sheldon Jacobson recounts his two-year shift from traditional academic career to government administrator. [MEMBERS ONLY ARTICLE]

  • Software survey: Decision analysis Decision tools continue to evolve, providing analysts with more horsepower to transform massive amounts of information into decision advantage. [OPEN ACCESS]

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OR/MS Today is the magazine for members of the Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS). The bi-monthly publication provides a comprehensive look at operations research and management science through stories, feature articles, case studies, software reviews and surveys authored by recognized leaders in the field. Operations research and management science are interdisciplinary sciences aimed at solving operational and societal problems arising in all areas of industry, business and government.

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