Operational Research Society News

Bespoke data management at ‘the Airbnb of camper vans’

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21 Oct 2021

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MyCamper earned the nickname ‘the Airbnb of camper vans’ by helping private owners rent out their vehicles to holidaymakers. However, the small team initially lacked the skills to manually build the necessary data-crunching tools.

21 Oct 2021

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The OR Society joins enei – the Employers Network for Equality & Inclusion

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14 Oct 2021

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The OR Society has recently joined the Employers Network for Equality & Inclusion (enei), the not-for-profit, employer-led membership organisation which advises on all aspects of equality and inclusion in the workplace.

14 Oct 2021

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FiveThirtyEight publishes its sports forecasting formulae

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07 Oct 2021

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Nate Silver’s predictive analytics journalism website FiveThirtyEight has published the maths behind its sports forecasting model, making it possible for you to download the files and and run your own NHL league!

07 Oct 2021

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Using data science to improve wildfire forecasting and modelling

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28 Sep 2021

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A new partnership between the University of California San Diego and the USA’s Los Alamos National Laboratory aims to use thermal, mechanical and fluid dynamics systems modelling to help meet the global threat of wildfires.

28 Sep 2021

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Benefits of data analysis not felt in companies’ marketing functions

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21 Sep 2021

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A report, entitled Navigating Blind Spots: The State of Digital Marketing, reveals that 73 percent of 200 companies studied were caught off guard by new customer trends, despite having access to significant amounts of data on customer behaviour, purchase processes and preferences.

21 Sep 2021

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