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<br /> AWARDS, MEDALS & PRIZES:<br /> INFORMS honors its own<br /> December 2013 | Volume 40 • Number 6<br /> ormstoday.informs.org<br /> The<br /> evolution<br /> of analytics<br /> Historical perspective on<br /> fast-developing field and its<br /> expected impact on science<br /> now and in the future.<br /> Decision-making &<br /> social networks<br /> Teaching life skills to<br /> students with real data<br /> The making of ‘EORMS 3e’<br /> ‘Encyclopedia of OR/MS’<br /> was Saul Gass’ last project<br /> State of INFORMS & profession<br /> Interview with incoming<br /> President Stephen Robinson<br /> OPTIMIZE<br /> OPTIMIZE YOUR BUSINESS<br /> WITH UNPRECEDENTED SPEED<br /> MISSION CRITICAL<br /> ENTERPRISE APP<br /> IN A FEW<br /> IN A FEW<br /> MONTHS<br /> MONTHS<br /> IDEA<br /> IN A FEW<br /> IN A FEW<br /> HOURS<br /> HOURS<br /> PUBLISHED<br /> INSTANTLY<br /> INSTANTLY<br /> INSTANTLY<br /> TO YOUR ENTERPRISE<br /> T OUR ENTERP<a title="ORMS Today, December 2013 page 1" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6fa79b28?page=1"> AWARDS, MEDALS & PRIZES: INFORMS honors its own </a> <a title="ORMS Today, December 2013 page 2" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6fa79b28?page=2"> OPTIMIZE OPTIMIZE YOUR BUSINESS WITH UNPRECEDENT</a> <a title="ORMS Today, December 2013 page 3" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6fa79b28?page=3"> </a> <a title="ORMS Today, December 2013 page 4" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6fa79b28?page=4"> Contents December 2013 | Volume 40, No. 6 |</a> <a title="ORMS Today, December 2013 page 5" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6fa79b28?page=5"> New Solver for Office 365 Excel: Free for Your Tab</a> <a title="ORMS Today, December 2013 page 6" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6fa79b28?page=6"> December 2013 | Volume 40, No. 6 43 news </a> <a title="ORMS Today, December 2013 page 7" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6fa79b28?page=7"> ANALYTIC SOLVER PLATFORM Easy to Use Predictive a</a> <a title="ORMS Today, December 2013 page 8" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6fa79b28?page=8"> Inside Story Peter Horner, editor peter.horne</a> <a title="ORMS Today, December 2013 page 9" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6fa79b28?page=9"> ANALYTIC SOLVER PLATFORM From Solver to Full-Powe</a> <a title="ORMS Today, December 2013 page 10" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6fa79b28?page=10"> President's Desk Anne Robinson INFORMS Presid</a> <a title="ORMS Today, December 2013 page 11" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6fa79b28?page=11"> DISCOVER A new version of a trusted solution: JMP</a> <a title="ORMS Today, December 2013 page 12" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6fa79b28?page=12"> Issues in Education By Anita Vila-Parrish a</a> <a title="ORMS Today, December 2013 page 13" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6fa79b28?page=13"> Is your solver provider getting in the way gettin</a> <a title="ORMS Today, December 2013 page 14" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6fa79b28?page=14"> Analytics & O.R. in the news Compiled by Bar</a> <a title="ORMS Today, December 2013 page 15" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6fa79b28?page=15"> Laura McLay: making a “better haystack.” Profile</a> <a title="ORMS Today, December 2013 page 16" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6fa79b28?page=16"> INFORMS Board Report By Barry List Barry.Lis</a> <a title="ORMS Today, December 2013 page 17" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6fa79b28?page=17"> Organizing General Ch Candace Yan University o </a> <a title="ORMS Today, December 2013 page 18" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6fa79b28?page=18"> EssayBy Jessica Dantzig Klass The Dantzig Li</a> <a title="ORMS Today, December 2013 page 19" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6fa79b28?page=19"> Analysis Situs” by Solomon Lefschetz is part of </a> <a title="ORMS Today, December 2013 page 20" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6fa79b28?page=20"> PuzzlORJohn Toczek puzzlor@gmail.com Golf que</a> <a title="ORMS Today, December 2013 page 21" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6fa79b28?page=21"> Get Ready for Your Latest INFORMS Member Benefit!</a> <a title="ORMS Today, December 2013 page 22" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6fa79b28?page=22"> Real World By John Toczek, Manoj Pai a</a> <a title="ORMS Today, December 2013 page 23" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6fa79b28?page=23"> Gua</a> <a title="ORMS Today, December 2013 page 24" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6fa79b28?page=24"> Roundtable Profile By Jonathan H. 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