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Analytics Pros See Value in Code of Ethics for Growing Field

by   |   April 11, 2013   |   Leave a comment

SAN ANTONIO—Not everyone at the INFORMS Conference on Business Analytics and Operations Research here had heard of the recently unveiled code of ethics for analytics professionals who receive the organization’s certification. Judging from the reaction of random attendees at the Read More…


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Operations Executives: Soft Skills Indispensable for Analytics Pros

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SAN ANTONIO—Soft skills are as important as analytical expertise when it comes to solving problems in large enterprises. That’s the message distilled from a selection of presentations by corporate analytics experts at the recent INFORMS Conference on Business Analytics and Read More…


Effective Analysis Requires Quality Answers That Leaders Will Use

by   |   April 9, 2013   |   Leave a comment

SAN ANTONIO—Finding the best answer is not enough — it must also be sold to the client. After all, “the best answer will not make everyone in the room happy.” That was the message delivered by Boeing’s Jerry Allyne in opening the INFORMS Conference on Business Analytics and Operations Research. Read More…