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State of the Profession
- Paradox in Paradise
- By Peter R. Horner
- OR/MS professionals are relatively well paid and secure in
their jobs, so why aren't they happy? Revealing results from our
annual survey of INFORMS members.
- Surrounded by Success
- By Douglas A. Gray
- "Good" operations research and management science is
everywhere if you just look around. A day in the life of an OR/MS
practitioner in a non-OR/MS job.
- Management Perspectives
- By Richard A. Jacobs
- Will we ever see "the era of the management scientist?"
Building the contribution of, and gaining respect for, operations
research in Business America.
- Personality Problems
- By Douglas A. Samuelson
- Studies show that OR professionals cluster into a few
personality types, creating "blindspots" in their understanding of
others. The answer? More teamwork.
Vehicle Routing Software
- On the Road to
- By Randolph W. Hall & Janice G. Partyka
- From route capacities to randomness, vehicle routing software
developers must contend with myriad technical potholes that the
classic TSP doesn't even consider.
- A side-by-side comparison of 20 vehicle routing software
packages from 17 different vendors, including performance and
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