Operational Research Society News

Machine learning, oil prices and cryptocurrencies

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17 Nov 2022

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Springer has published a new Open Access article which looks at the role of cryptocurrencies and the US dollar in predicting oil prices pre and during COVID-19 pandemic.

17 Nov 2022

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

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30 Jun 2022

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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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Ways to build your analytics knowledge

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28 Apr 2022

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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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The UN makes available datasets on peace operations

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24 Feb 2022

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The United Nations’ Department of Peace Operations has collated operational data on peace and security missions into a new repository, simply called ‘The Data Hub’. This free public library of datasets on peace and security has been published by the UN with the aim of empowering ‘data consumers’ across the world.

24 Feb 2022

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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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