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<br /> DECISION ANALYSIS SOFTWARE SURVEY: Turn data into advantage<br /> October 2014<br /> Volume 41 • Number 5<br /> ormstoday.informs.org<br /> Transformational<br /> analytics<br /> Management innovation as<br /> a strategic technology<br /> Probability Management 2.0<br /> The next generation of<br /> interactive simulation<br /> Politics & analytics<br /> Can number-crunchers produce<br /> November results?<br /> Confessions of an<br /> NSF director<br /> Shift from academics to<br /> government administrator<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 /> A<a title="ORMS Today, October 2014 page 1" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ad9e976e?page=1"> DECISION ANALYSIS SOFTWARE SURVEY: Turn data into</a> <a title="ORMS Today, October 2014 page 2" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ad9e976e?page=2"> OPTIMIZE OPTIMIZE YOUR BUSINESS WITH UNPRECEDENT</a> <a title="ORMS Today, October 2014 page 3" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ad9e976e?page=3"> </a> <a title="ORMS Today, October 2014 page 4" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ad9e976e?page=4"> Contents October 2014 | Volume 41, No. 5 | </a> <a title="ORMS Today, October 2014 page 5" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ad9e976e?page=5"> ANALYTICS IN EXCEL ONLINE Optimization, Simulatio</a> <a title="ORMS Today, October 2014 page 6" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ad9e976e?page=6"> October 2014 | Volume 41, No. 5 38 comput</a> <a title="ORMS Today, October 2014 page 7" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ad9e976e?page=7"> ANALYTIC SOLVER PLATFORM Easy to Use, Industrial </a> <a title="ORMS Today, October 2014 page 8" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ad9e976e?page=8"> Inside Story Peter Horner, editor peter.horne</a> <a title="ORMS Today, October 2014 page 9" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ad9e976e?page=9"> ANALYTIC SOLVER PLATFORM From Solver to Full-Powe</a> <a title="ORMS Today, October 2014 page 10" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ad9e976e?page=10"> President's Desk Steve Robinson INFORMS Presi</a> <a title="ORMS Today, October 2014 page 11" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ad9e976e?page=11"> Is your solver provider getting in the way gettin</a> <a title="ORMS Today, October 2014 page 12" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ad9e976e?page=12"> Issues in Education By Wendy Swenson-Roth </a> <a title="ORMS Today, October 2014 page 13" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ad9e976e?page=13"> In general, the chance to work with the s</a> <a title="ORMS Today, October 2014 page 14" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ad9e976e?page=14"> Board Report By Barry List Barry.List@informs</a> <a title="ORMS Today, October 2014 page 15" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ad9e976e?page=15"> CPLEX Optimization Studio®. 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