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2014-04-01 00:21:57

BOSTON, March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- 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. Dr. Bruce Aylward, World...

2013-11-14 23:28:46

Accelare's Capability Manager Software provides business and enterprise architects with an inexpensive, easy to use, and visually compelling tool to build and reuse business capability models, develop capability performance heat maps, and link related resources and content to capability models for easy access and use by others. Boston MA (PRWEB) November 14, 2013 Accelare, a leader in the use of Business Architecture and Capability-based planning methods and tools to align...

2013-10-15 20:45:22

Public administrators draw on a number of different sources to inform their work including the news, blogs, podcasts, etc. But why aren't they drawing on scholarly research from published academics as a key resource and what can scholars themselves do about it? More than they might think, suggests new research. A new article published in State and Local Government Review (a SAGE Journal) outlines how to conduct and disseminate academic research that is relevant, collaborative, and...

2013-08-06 23:21:09

Board chartered with promoting professional certification to improve the scientific process of transforming big data into insight for better decision making. Catonsville, MD (PRWEB) August 06, 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...

2013-04-18 21:43:21

Carnegie Mellon and Lahore University research project goes viral A silly telephone game that became a viral phenomenon in Pakistan has demonstrated some serious potential for teaching poorly educated people about automated voice services and provided a new tool for them to learn about jobs, say researchers at Carnegie Mellon University and Pakistan's Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS). The game, called Polly, is simplicity itself: a caller records a message and Polly adds...


Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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