Monthly Archives: February 2010

Another Interesting Informs Podcast

Informs has another interesting podcast about Operations Research in the real world: Advice to Execs on Working with Operations Researchers by Brian Lewis of Vanguard Software. I thought Mary Grace Crissey’s recent podcast made a lot of interesting points, so … Continue reading

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Toyota Used as a Generic Way to Describe Bad Quality

While reading an article today in the New York Times about a controversial book detailing the atomic bombing on Hiroshima, I saw the following quote “This book is a Toyota,” said Robert S. Norris, the author of “Racing for the … Continue reading

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Follow Up: Informs Podcast on Working with O.R. Providers

I had a chance yesterday to listen to Mary Grace Crissey’s Informs podcast The Nitty-Gritty of Working with O.R. Providers.  I thought she had some interesting insights about Operations Research and analytics in general and data issues in particular. I … Continue reading

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Informs Podcast on Working with O.R. Providers

Informs has a new podcast from Mary Grace Crissey of SAS on working with OR providers. As an OR consultant, I am particularly interested in her advice, especially given that SAS was recently named the best company to work for. … Continue reading

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