Operational Research Society News

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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Learned Societies lead on Professionalisation of Data Science

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23 Jul 2020

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In this instance, professionalisation isn’t a smart suit or a slick presentation. It covers the knowledge, skills and behaviours that might be expected of a data scientist. The OR Society is a key player in a group of bodies interested in what such professionalisation might look like.

23 Jul 2020

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Optimising for Empathy

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07 Mar 2020

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It is easy to appreciate that AI systems improve business workflows but what about ones that enable better human-to-human interaction? This is where AI-enabled CRMs come in.

07 Mar 2020

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European Commission ‘white paper’ considers AI facial recognition ban

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20 Jan 2020

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The European Commission is considering imposing a temporary ban on facial recognition technologies, according to the draft of a leaked white paper on Artificial Intelligence.

20 Jan 2020

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