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Don Ratliff at IFORS

So what happened to my “live blogging” at IFORS 2008? Well, unfortunately I had an administrative role at the conference (nothing like the real work of Hans Ittmann and John Bartholdi, but a role none-the-less) and that took time. And I am always a believer in the “social networking” aspects (read: hanging out at the […]

Business Intelligence and Operations Research

In the past couple of years, a field called “business intelligence” has sprung up. Based on the premise that businesses should get more out of data, business intelligence mixes data mining, algorithms, visualization and other approaches to help businesses make better decisions. Of course, I thought that was the definition of operations research! Ever since […]