October | Volume 41 | Number 5

The following table of contents lists articles in the October 2014 print edition of OR/MS Today.You may follow any of the linked titles to read those items in their entirety. For quick navigation you may jump directly to any of the following sections:

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Features

Transformational analytics

By Greg H. Parlier
Management innovation as a strategic technology in the era of enormous economic, social and geopolitical challenges.
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Analytics penetrates deeper into politics

By Doug Samuelson
Meet the number-crunchers who helped take down House Majority Leader Cantor in the primary, using big data and big computation – and old-fashioned pattern recognition. Are more surprises in store this November?
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Probability Management 2.0

By Melissa Kirmse and Sam Savage
Rethinking uncertainty: New standards, free tools and growing adoption boost a new generation of interactive simulation.
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Sidebar: Teaching modern portfolio theory to 10-year-olds
By Sam Savage
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Confessions of a NSF Program Director

By Sheldon Jacobson
Long-time INFORMS member recounts his two-year shift from traditional academic career to government administrator.
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Computing

Software survey: Decision analysis

By William M. Patchak
Decision tools continue to evolve, providing analysts with more horsepower to transform information into decision advantage.
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2014 Decision Analysis Software Survey

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INFORMS News