WE ARE A COMMUNITY OF THINKERS
A professional membership body to support the development
of people working in operation research, data science and analytics.
Our diverse global community of operational researchers and analysts is the gateway to a thriving career. As a member, you will access the tools you need to thrive in your profession at every stage of your career. You will enjoy distinct networking opportunities, an ever-developing library of insight and resource, and a rich programme of events and training.
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We are a charity set up to advance knowledge, interest and education in OR. Our goal is to see operational research used and acknowledged widely in all areas of industry, business, government, the community and the third sector.
The UK's geographically-largest council uses the language of operational research when communicating with its residents on the subject of refuse collection route optimisation, implying it recognises both the practical and PR value of good decision-making.
Nigel Cummings shares how Valorie Hampton went from from struggling with an overwhelming amount of data to providing insights to senior decision-makers. There are many ways to start building your analytics knowledge.
INFORMS (the Institute for Operational Research and Management Science) has announced a Call for Papers for a special issue of INFORMS Transactions on Education, focused on "Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in OR/MS Classrooms".