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A window on the world of O.R.?
The “invisibility cloak” of science fiction is now fact, albeit with limitations. O.R. could claim to have had the power of invisibility for years, though not by desire; what we want is the opposite - a high-visibility jacket! Indeed, part of the mission of the OR Society is to help make our presence more visible. But perception involves both the observed and the observer. And all of us have open and hidden parts.

YOR18 – OR – A Twenty Twenty Vision
The 18th Young [to] OR Conference got off to a great start with the plenary session given by the President of the OR Society, Dr Geoff Royston. Antuela Tako, the chair of the organising committee, began the proceedings by telling the audience what had been planned for them and how to find out more about streams.

The Education & Research Committee
- Roles and Responsibilities: Brian Dangerfield (Liaison with ESRC)
Ruth Kaufman, Inside OR February 2013

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News

  • All at sea
    Predictive analytics is coming to the aid of the shipping industry with the introduction of a new version of a tool called RightShip.
    Posted 22 May 2015
  • Digitally influenced sales soar in brick-and-mortar stores
    Digital interactions are expected to influence 64 cents of every dollar spent in retail stores in the US, by the end of 2015, or $2.2 trillion, according to Deloitte Digital’s latest study, “Navigating the New Digital Divide.”
    Posted 19 May 2015
  • BBC's iPlayer and Sky's Now TV across Europe.
    EU officials want the public to be able to continue using catch-up services, such as the BBC's iPlayer and Sky's Now TV, as they travel across Europe.
    Posted 12 May 2015
  • Forecasting Academy Schools
    Academy status affects the school’s funding, and as this is provided from central sources rather than local authority so forecasts are needed for budgeting.
    Posted 05 May 2015
  • Magnetic levitation train broke its own world speed record
    A Japanese magnetic levitation train has broken its own world speed record, hitting 603km/h (374mph) in a test run near Mount Fuji
    Posted 28 April 2015

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