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<br /> INNOVATIVE EDUCATION:<br /> Annual back-to-school special issue<br /> August 2014<br /> Volume 41 • Number 4<br /> ormstoday.informs.org<br /> Big Data,<br /> Class Conflict<br /> Given student expectations and<br /> industry demands, it’s time to re-frame<br /> business school analytics course<br /> • Gaming: Learning at play<br /> • Sparking the O.R. flame<br /> • The rewards of teaching<br /> • You’ve got a degree. Now what?<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 ENTERPRISE<br /> OPTIMIZATION<br /> OPTIMIZAT<br /> APP STORE<br /> APP STORE<br /> OPTIMIZATION APP<br /> OPTIMIZATION APP<br /> <a title="ORMS Today, August 2014 page 1" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a0f1a52a?page=1"> INNOVATIVE EDUCATION: Annual back-to-</a> <a title="ORMS Today, August 2014 page 2" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a0f1a52a?page=2"> OPTIMIZE OPTIMIZE YOUR BUSINESS WITH UNPRECEDENT</a> <a title="ORMS Today, August 2014 page 3" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a0f1a52a?page=3"> </a> <a title="ORMS Today, August 2014 page 4" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a0f1a52a?page=4"> Contents August 2014 | Volume 41, No. 4 | </a> <a title="ORMS Today, August 2014 page 5" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a0f1a52a?page=5"> ANALYTIC SOLVER PLATFORM Visualize, Analyze, Deci</a> <a title="ORMS Today, August 2014 page 6" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a0f1a52a?page=6"> August 2014 | Volume 41, No. 4 4 0 Innov</a> <a title="ORMS Today, August 2014 page 7" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a0f1a52a?page=7"> ANALYTIC SOLVER PLATFORM Easy to Use, Industrial </a> <a title="ORMS Today, August 2014 page 8" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a0f1a52a?page=8"> Inside Story Peter Horner, editor peter.horne</a> <a title="ORMS Today, August 2014 page 9" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a0f1a52a?page=9"> ANALYTIC SOLVER PLATFORM From Solver to Full-Powe</a> <a title="ORMS Today, August 2014 page 10" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a0f1a52a?page=10"> President's Desk Steve Robinson INFORMS Presi</a> <a title="ORMS Today, August 2014 page 11" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a0f1a52a?page=11"> Is your solver provider getting in the way gettin</a> <a title="ORMS Today, August 2014 page 12" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a0f1a52a?page=12"> Issues in Education By Matt Drake drake987@</a> <a title="ORMS Today, August 2014 page 13" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a0f1a52a?page=13"> THANKS To Our Sponsors INFORMSCONFE</a> <a title="ORMS Today, August 2014 page 14" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a0f1a52a?page=14"> Case Study Students turn customer requests i</a> <a title="ORMS Today, August 2014 page 15" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a0f1a52a?page=15"> repeat purchases, previous quotes and cus- tomer </a> <a title="ORMS Today, August 2014 page 16" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a0f1a52a?page=16"> ViewpointBy Ralph L. Keeney KeeneyR@aol.com </a> <a title="ORMS Today, August 2014 page 17" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a0f1a52a?page=17"> that decision and clarify what you wa</a> <a title="ORMS Today, August 2014 page 18" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a0f1a52a?page=18"> INFORMS Initiatives By Aaron Burciaga, CAP ad</a> <a title="ORMS Today, August 2014 page 19" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a0f1a52a?page=19"> S 1 S 1 P XXXSSP 12312 Parallel</a> <a title="ORMS Today, August 2014 page 20" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a0f1a52a?page=20"> ForumBy Brian Denton btdenton@umich.edu INF</a> <a title="ORMS Today, August 2014 page 21" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a0f1a52a?page=21"> By John D.C. 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