Who we are
INFORMS (The Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences) is a vibrant international community of 12,500 operations research and analytics professionals and students. As an international professional society, INFORMS connects members from nearly 90 countries and from all types of organizations including academia, business, government, the military, and others, who will be driving the next generation of our profession.
Timely Research on the Latest Industry Methods and Applications
All INFORMS members receive access to our membership magazine OR/MS Today, our open-access magazine Analytics, and for our student membership OR/MS Tomorrow, INFORMS publishes 14 scholarly journals, including the flagship journals Operations Research and Management Science, and an open-access journal INFORMS Transactions on Education.
The Ultimate Opportunities for Learning and Networking
INFORMS provides many opportunities and ways to share and exchange information that inspires new ideas and research, promotes best practices, and builds lasting relationships with colleagues from around the world.
Services to Help Further Your Career
INFORMS professional development services are designed to support the life-long learning and career growth of operations research and analytics professionals.
Become a Member
INFORMS is a vibrant community of Operations Research and Analytics Professionals who are solving problems, finding solutions, and making a difference in how the world works. Join INFORMS to: