CATONSVILLE, MD, March 7, 2017 – Eight student teams from around the world have been selected as finalists in the inaugural INFORMS O.R. and Analytics Student Team Competition. INFORMS, the leading international association for professionals in operations research and analytics, introduced this new competition to highlight young talent and provide O.R. and analytics students the opportunity to solve the kinds of real-world workplace challenges they will face during their careers.
CATONSVILLE, MD, March 3, 2017 – Providing consumers the opportunity to feel altruistic by donating a portion of the purchase price to a charity is an effective way for businesses to drive sales, as is providing items and services at discounted prices. However, businesses should proceed with caution when combining these two marketing techniques, as it can have the opposite effect.
CATONSVILLE, MD, February 17, 2017 – INFORMS, the leading international association for professionals in operations research and analytics, has selected three finalists for the 2017 UPS George D. Smith Prize, which recognizes excellence in preparing students to become practitioners of operations research and analytics.
CATONSVILLE, MD, January 9, 2017 – Struggling to get your creative juices flowing for a new idea or project? A study in an upcoming edition of the INFORMS journal Marketing Science sheds light on the secret sauce to developing creative ideas, and it all comes down to word choice.