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June 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 6/5/14: The Future of ForecastingOR/MS Today's biennial survey of forecasting highlights new trends, developments and software capabilities, along with side-by-side comparison of 23 forecasting products. Making predictions from hard and fast data provides a key competition advantage. Survey author Jack Yurkiewicz offers an easy forecast: Forecasting will be part of information flow for the foreseeable future. If you use data to make forecasts, what should you look for in a vendor and the product? For answers, check out the cover story in the June 2014 issue of OR/MS Today.

Featured in the June issue:
  • Doing unnatural things with NLP Recent advancements in unstructured text analytics and the potential of natural language processing. [OPEN ACCESS]

  • CDC earns Edelman Award Centers for Disease Control honored for its optimized, worldwide efforts to eradicate polio once and for all. [MEMBERS ONLY ARTICLE]

  • Pharma's new ecosystem Dual sales force or sales force duel? An inside look at key account management and analytics. [MEMBERS ONLY ARTICLE]

  • Pothole analytics Bad weather or bad management? What's really driving New York City's notorious pothole problem. [MEMBERS ONLY ARTICLE]

AnalyticsAnalytics is a new digital magazine that provides an inside look at how data and mathematical analysis help drive better business decisions.
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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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