Operational Research Society News

What has analytics got to do with operational research (OR)?

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30 Jun 2022

Posted by: The OR Society

What is the difference between advanced analytics, business analytics, data analytics, web analytics and operational research? One could be forgiven for struggling to see the difference between these interconnected fields of problem-solving, but there is an answer - and it is as much about an approach to life as having the latest, smartest analytical tools.

30 Jun 2022

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Training courses: let us know what you think

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26 May 2022

Posted by: The OR Society

We are keen to hear about what you think of our training courses. If you have a few minutes, please help us improve what we do by completing this short survey. You will help us provide a better service to the OR and analytics community!

26 May 2022

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Highland Council discusses bin collection route optimisation with residents

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12 May 2022

Posted by: The OR Society

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.

12 May 2022

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Ways to build your analytics knowledge

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28 Apr 2022

Posted by: The OR Society

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.

28 Apr 2022

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Call for Papers on DEI in OR/MS classrooms

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21 Apr 2022

Posted by: The OR Society

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".

21 Apr 2022

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