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News Aggregator Websites Play Critical Role in Driving Readers to Media Outlet Websites

News Aggregator Websites Play Critical Role in Driving Readers to Media Outlet Websites

CATONSVILLE, MD, January 20, 2020 – News aggregators help to simplify consumers’ search for news stories by gathering content based on viewing history or other factors. Commonly used aggregators include Google News, Yahoo! News, and others. They offer links to news stories published by news outlets and save consumers considerable time and effort in finding news.

2020 INFORMS Franz Edelman Award: World’s Leading Operations Research and Analytics Competition Selects Finalists

2020 INFORMS Franz Edelman Award: World’s Leading Operations Research and Analytics Competition Selects Finalists

CATONSVILLE, MD, January 8, 2020 – INFORMS, the leading international association for professionals in operations research and analytics, has selected six finalists for the 49th annual Franz Edelman Award for Achievement 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.). 

New Research Shows Live Chats Can Increase Sales by Nearly 16%

New Research Shows Live Chats Can Increase Sales by Nearly 16%

CATONSVILLE, MD, January 8, 2020 – Live chat tools allow for communication between sellers and buyers. They are popular instruments for e-commerce sites that don’t have the advantage of face-to-face communication that brick-and-mortar stores do. New research in the INFORMS journal Information Systems Research says these live chats can actually increase sales and boost profits.

New Edition of INFORMS Editor’s Cut Turns Focus from Big Data to Streaming Data

New Edition of INFORMS Editor’s Cut Turns Focus from Big Data to Streaming Data

CATONSVILLE, MD, January 2, 2020 – Streaming data is gaining in popularity thanks in part to advances in sensing technologies and imaging systems. Advanced analytics has evolved from leveraging structured and unstructured data to deriving insight and action from this new, growing data source. The latest volume of INFORMS Editor’s Cut compiles data-driven work on how streaming analytics is making its mark.