Press Releases

DAS 2014 Practice Award

CATONSVILLE, MD, December 12, 2013 – The Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS®), the leading professional association for analytics professionals, today announced that the winner of the 2014 INFORMS Decision Analysis Practice Award was presented to Max Henrion, CEO of Lumina Decision Systems, makers of Analytica® software.

2014 Wagner Prize press release

CATONSVILLE, MD, November 26, 2013 – The Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS®), the leading professional association for analytics professionals, today announced that the winner of the Daniel H. Wagner Prize judged by CPMS, the association’s practice section, is Ford Motor for an innovative approach to an important issue facing companies with a global presence: early identification of supply chain risks and a new process to respond when things go wrong.

INFORMS Awards Wagner Prize to Israel’s Yedioth Group

MINNEAPOLIS, October 14, 2013 – The Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS®), the leading professional association for analytics professionals, today announced that the first place winner of the Daniel H. Wagner Prize judged by CPMS, the association’s practice section, is Yedioth Group, the Israeli media company, for analysis that reduced the cost of delivering print magazines at a time when the news industry is facing ever increasing competition from the Internet and social media.

Balinski Wins von Neumann Theory Prize

MINNEAPOLIS, October 8, 2013 – The Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS®), the leading association for professionals in analytics, today announced that Michel Balinski of C.N.R.S. and the École Polytechnique/Paris Tech in France was named the 2013 recipient of the association’s John von Neumann Theory Prize.

Geoffrion Wins Presidents Award

MINNEAPOLIS, October 8, 2013 – The Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS®), the leading association for professionals in analytics, today announced that Arthur Geoffrion, the James A. Collins Professor of Management Emeritus at UCLA’s Anderson School of Management, was named the 2013 recipient of the INFORMS President’s Award.

INFORMS Narrows the Big Data Skills Gap

CATONSVILLE, MD – September 5, 2013– The Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS®) – the largest professional society in the world for professionals in the fields of analytics, operations research (O.R.) and management science – announced today it will offer the analytics industry’s most advanced continuing education courses for elite analytics professionals, beginning in the fall of 2013.  

CAP ACB Appointments

Catonsville, MD – August 6, 2013– The Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS®) – the largest professional society in the world for professionals in the fields of analytics, operations research (O.R.) and management science – today announced the appointment of a number of reputable industry professionals to its global Analytics Certification Board (ACB). ACB is chartered with guiding and overseeing the Certified Analytics Professional (CAP®) program for the Institute and advancing the use of analytics by setting agreed upon consensus standards for the profession.

First CAP Inductees

HANOVER, MD, April 22, 2013 – The Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS®), the leading professional association in advanced analytics, today announced the first analytics professionals to earn certification in the association’s new Certified Analytics Professional (CAPTM) program.

Edelman Award Winner 2013 Dutch Delta

San Antonio, TX, April 8, 2013 –The Dutch Delta Program Commissioner, whose work to prevent flooding created notice in the wake of Hurricane Sandy, won the 2013 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 San Antonio tonight.

INFORMS Prize 2013 Ford

SAN ANTONIO, TX, April 8, 2013 – The Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS®) today announced the award of its annual INFORMS Prize to Ford Motor Company, the automaker that has been using analytics throughout its organization to strengthen its  position within the American automotive industry.

Edelman 2013 Announcement

SAN ANTONIO, TX, January 17, 2013 – The Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS®) has announced the six finalist organizations that will compete for the 2013 Franz Edelman Award for Achievement in Operations Research and the Management Sciences, a prize for excellence in advanced analytics, that will take place in San Antonio, Texas next spring.