Operational Research Society News

The heuristics of childbirth

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11 Nov 2021

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A recent study has found that medical staff in delivery rooms in the US were prone to “suboptimal heuristic” decision-making when attending to births.

11 Nov 2021

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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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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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Supply Chain Response Hub for COVID-19 Recovery Scenario Modelling

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14 Apr 2020

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AIMMS has released a supply chain response hub, allowing businesses to create models that account for the disruption COVID-19 is having on supply chains.

14 Apr 2020

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The ‘trust me’ culture in Israeli Defence Force decision-making

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19 Dec 2019

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Yaniv Kubovich of Israeli newspaper Haaretz interviewed two anonymous Israeli Defence Force (IFD) personnel about the ‘trust me’ culture of decision-making that is literally life-and-death.

19 Dec 2019

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