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Can machine learning deliver critical market insights on consumer needs faster and cheaper?

Can machine learning deliver critical market insights on consumer needs faster and cheaper?

CATONSVILLE, MD, February 7, 2019 – Consumer brands have long used old-fashioned focus groups, interviews and surveys to best gauge consumer wants, desires and needs as part of processes that range from product development, to marketing and sales. As machine learning and artificial intelligence (AI) have emerged, there is an increasing interest in the ability to harness these solutions to save time and money, and to yield more reliable consumer insights.

When the insurance company monitors your driving in real time does it help?

When the insurance company monitors your driving in real time does it help?

CATONSVILLE, MD, February 6, 2019 – The traditional model for setting auto insurance premiums has been to base rates on the motorist’s driving history, age, gender and even marital status (in some states). Thanks to new technological options, insurance companies and motorists have started to work together to give the insurance companies access to better data on an individual driver’s risk level, and give the same driver a sense of greater control over how much he or she will pay in insurance premiums.

2019 INFORMS Franz Edelman Award: World’s leading operations research and analytics applications selected as finalists

2019 INFORMS Franz Edelman Award: World’s leading operations research and analytics applications selected as finalists

CATONSVILLE, MD, January 3, 2019 – INFORMS, the leading international association for professionals in operations research and analytics, has selected six finalists for the 48th annual Franz Edelman Award for Achievements in Advanced Analytics, Operations Research and Management Science, the world’s most prestigious award for achievement in the practice of analytics and operations research (O.R.).