Press Releases

CDC Wins INFORMS Edelman Award, Leading Prize in Analytics, O.R. for Polio Eradication

Boston, MA, March 31, 2014 – The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), which collaborated with Kid Risk, Inc. to use analytics and operations research to combat the remaining pockets of polio around the world, tonight won the 2014 Franz Edelman Award for Achievement in Operations Research and the Management Sciences at a banquet sponsored by the Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS) in Boston.

INFORMS Announces Details for the 2014 Conference on Business Analytics and Operations Research

CATONSVILLE, MD, January 23, 2014 – INFORMS today announced the first details of its 2014 Conference on Business Analytics and Operations Research, including executives speaking in the keynote program and event features such as the Franz Edelman Competition for excellence in applied analytics, O.R. and Advanced Analytics, software tutorials, case studies in applying analytics, a premier job fair for professionals, and facilitated networking sessions.

Stephen Robinson is 2014 INFORMS President

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CATONSVILLE, MD, January 14, 2014 – The Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS®) today announced that Professor Emeritus Stephen M. Robinson of the University of Wisconsin Madison is President of the association’s 2014 Board of Directors, which includes key analytics leaders from academia and business.