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<br /> LINEAR PROGRAMMING: Software survey spotlights recent trends<br /> June 2011<br /> Volume 38 · Number 3<br /> What makes<br /> us<br /> tick?<br /> New thoughts on how biologic complex<br /> adaptive systems gather, compute, store<br /> andcommunicateinformation. ALSO INSIDE:<br /> · EDELMAN HONORS<br /> Non-profit energy organization wins<br /> `Super Bowl of O.R.'<br /> · KEYS TO THE WHITE HOUSE<br /> Quantitative historian predicts 2012<br /> presidential election<br /> <br /> <br /> Departments<br /> 4 Inside Story<br /> 6 President's Desk<br /> 8 Issues in Education<br /> 12 O.R. in the News<br /> 14 PuzzlOR<br /> 16 Forum<br /> 70 Classifieds<br /> 72 ORacle<br /> 26<br /> Is the 2012 race to the White House already over?<br /> 30<br /> Total team effort wins the “Super Bowl of O.R.”<br /> INFORMS News<br /> 41 Charlotte to host annual meeting<b<a title="ORMS Today, June 2011 page 1" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/cd7ee079?page=1"> LINEAR PROGRAMMING: Software survey spotlights re</a> <a title="ORMS Today, June 2011 page 2" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/cd7ee079?page=2"> </a> <a title="ORMS Today, June 2011 page 3" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/cd7ee079?page=3"> </a> <a title="ORMS Today, June 2011 page 4" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/cd7ee079?page=4"> Departments 4 Inside Story 6 Presiden</a> <a title="ORMS Today, June 2011 page 5" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/cd7ee079?page=5"> </a> <a title="ORMS Today, June 2011 page 6" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/cd7ee079?page=6"> INSIDE STORY Boost from buzzword </a> <a title="ORMS Today, June 2011 page 7" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/cd7ee079?page=7"> </a> <a title="ORMS Today, June 2011 page 8" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/cd7ee079?page=8"> INFORMS President Rina Schneur rina.schneur@veri</a> <a title="ORMS Today, June 2011 page 9" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/cd7ee079?page=9"> </a> <a title="ORMS Today, June 2011 page 10" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/cd7ee079?page=10"> ISSUES IN EDUCATION The value of open-en</a> <a title="ORMS Today, June 2011 page 11" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/cd7ee079?page=11"> </a> <a title="ORMS Today, June 2011 page 12" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/cd7ee079?page=12"> IIE, continued from p.8 lems increases one's gra</a> <a title="ORMS Today, June 2011 page 13" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/cd7ee079?page=13"> </a> <a title="ORMS Today, June 2011 page 14" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/cd7ee079?page=14"> O.R. IN THE NEWS Science Magazine: Netw</a> <a title="ORMS Today, June 2011 page 15" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/cd7ee079?page=15"> </a> <a title="ORMS Today, June 2011 page 16" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/cd7ee079?page=16"> THE PUZZLOR The matchmaker BY JOHN </a> <a title="ORMS Today, June 2011 page 17" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/cd7ee079?page=17"> </a> <a title="ORMS Today, June 2011 page 18" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/cd7ee079?page=18"> FORUM O.R. & the `many worlds' interpretati</a> <a title="ORMS Today, June 2011 page 19" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/cd7ee079?page=19"> </a> <a title="ORMS Today, June 2011 page 20" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/cd7ee079?page=20"> FORUM Forum, continued from p.16 ty of Colo</a> <a title="ORMS Today, June 2011 page 21" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/cd7ee079?page=21"> </a> <a title="ORMS Today, June 2011 page 22" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/cd7ee079?page=22"> First citizen of the information age 21st centur</a> <a title="ORMS Today, June 2011 page 23" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/cd7ee079?page=23"> The most striking innovations often come fr</a> <a title="ORMS Today, June 2011 page 24" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/cd7ee079?page=24"> INFORMATION REVOLUTION The implication</a> <a title="ORMS Today, June 2011 page 25" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/cd7ee079?page=25"> 12. Conflict modifiers: present to prevent </a> <a title="ORMS Today, June 2011 page 26" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/cd7ee079?page=26"> INFORMATION REVOLUTION </a> <a title="ORMS Today, June 2011 page 27" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/cd7ee079?page=27"> </a> <a title="ORMS Today, June 2011 page 28" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/cd7ee079?page=28"> ELECTION ANALYTICS </a> <a title="ORMS Today, June 2011 page 29" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/cd7ee079?page=29"> retains the presidency; if six or more are “false</a> <a title="ORMS Today, June 2011 page 30" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/cd7ee079?page=30"> ELECTION ANALYTICS mented by Russian seism</a> <a title="ORMS Today, June 2011 page 31" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/cd7ee079?page=31"> </a> <a title="ORMS Today, June 2011 page 32" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/cd7ee079?page=32"> Edelman Award Midwest ISO earns Edelman hono</a> <a title="ORMS Today, June 2011 page 33" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/cd7ee079?page=33"> INFORMS President Rina Schneur announced t</a> <a title="ORMS Today, June 2011 page 34" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/cd7ee079?page=34"> Edelman Award Sasol wins INFORMS Prize </a> <a title="ORMS Today, June 2011 page 35" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/cd7ee079?page=35"> really revolves around this project. Put it all t</a> <a title="ORMS Today, June 2011 page 36" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/cd7ee079?page=36"> Smarter technology for a Smarter Planet: The an</a> <a title="ORMS Today, June 2011 page 37" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/cd7ee079?page=37"> IBM, the IBM logo, ibm.com, Smarter Planet and th</a> <a title="ORMS Today, June 2011 page 38" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/cd7ee079?page=38"> Edelman Award Lessons </a> <a title="ORMS Today, June 2011 page 39" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/cd7ee079?page=39"> Having the company president and CEO so involved</a> <a title="ORMS Today, June 2011 page 40" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/cd7ee079?page=40"> Edelman Award about your system collected </a> <a title="ORMS Today, June 2011 page 41" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/cd7ee079?page=41"> </a> <a title="ORMS Today, June 2011 page 42" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/cd7ee079?page=42"> </a> <a title="ORMS Today, June 2011 page 43" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/cd7ee079?page=43"> INSIDE 42 2011 INFORMS Combined Colloquia Underg</a> <a title="ORMS Today, June 2011 page 44" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/cd7ee079?page=44"> S W E 2011 INFORMS COMBINED COLLOQUIA N S M R O</a> <a title="ORMS Today, June 2011 page 45" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/cd7ee079?page=45"> </a> <a title="ORMS Today, June 2011 page 46" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/cd7ee079?page=46"> SNAPSHOTS FROM CHICAGO S W E N S M R O F N I SC</a> <a title="ORMS Today, June 2011 page 47" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/cd7ee079?page=47"> S Glenn Wegryn of Procter & Gamble, Dayton Unive</a> <a title="ORMS Today, June 2011 page 48" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/cd7ee079?page=48"> BONDER SCHOLARSHIPS BOOST YOUNG CAREERS S W By </a> <a title="ORMS Today, June 2011 page 49" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/cd7ee079?page=49"> Bonder Scholarship, continued from p.44 arship i</a> <a title="ORMS Today, June 2011 page 50" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/cd7ee079?page=50"> PEOPLE S W E N S M R O F N I </a> <a title="ORMS Today, June 2011 page 51" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/cd7ee079?page=51"> S Rajan Suri was been </a> <a title="ORMS Today, June 2011 page 52" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/cd7ee079?page=52"> S W E N S M R O F N I IN MEMORIAM PAUL A. JENSE</a> <a title="ORMS Today, June 2011 page 53" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/cd7ee079?page=53"> IN MEMORIAM WILLIAM H. MARLOW (1925-2011) S W E </a> <a title="ORMS Today, June 2011 page 54" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/cd7ee079?page=54"> S W 2011 ORSEA CONFERENCE SET FOR NAIROBI E N S</a> <a title="ORMS Today, June 2011 page 55" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/cd7ee079?page=55"> </a> <a title="ORMS Today, June 2011 page 56" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/cd7ee079?page=56"> Q&A Meet the new executive director Melissa Moo</a> <a title="ORMS Today, June 2011 page 57" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/cd7ee079?page=57"> MELISSA MOORE, A FORMER TOP EXECUTIVE WITH T</a> <a title="ORMS Today, June 2011 page 58" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/cd7ee079?page=58"> Q&A Do you see your role as executive director m</a> <a title="ORMS Today, June 2011 page 59" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/cd7ee079?page=59"> The last piece was really the politics of </a> <a title="ORMS Today, June 2011 page 60" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/cd7ee079?page=60"> Q&A bying for them probably wouldn't work for me</a> <a title="ORMS Today, June 2011 page 61" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/cd7ee079?page=61"> analytics. … There are synergies </a> <a title="ORMS Today, June 2011 page 62" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/cd7ee079?page=62"> LINEAR PROGRAMMING S SOFTWARE SURVEY Eleven</a> <a title="ORMS Today, June 2011 page 63" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/cd7ee079?page=63"> S general-purpose modeling systems arrange t</a> <a title="ORMS Today, June 2011 page 64" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/cd7ee079?page=64"> LINEAR PROGRAMMING S SOFTWARE SURVEY continued</a> <a title="ORMS Today, June 2011 page 65" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/cd7ee079?page=65"> S Algorithms T SOLUTION METH</a> <a title="ORMS Today, June 2011 page 66" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/cd7ee079?page=66"> S O F T W A R E P R O D U C T L I S T I N</a> <a title="ORMS Today, June 2011 page 67" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/cd7ee079?page=67"> Pricing (con't) Data Compatibility Solvers or M</a> <a title="ORMS Today, June 2011 page 68" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/cd7ee079?page=68"> S O F T W A R E P R O D U C T L I S T I N</a> <a title="ORMS Today, June 2011 page 69" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/cd7ee079?page=69"> Pricing (con't) Data Compatibility Solvers or M</a> <a title="ORMS Today, June 2011 page 70" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/cd7ee079?page=70"> S O F T W A R E P R O D U C T L I S T I N</a> <a title="ORMS Today, June 2011 page 71" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/cd7ee079?page=71"> Pricing (con't) Data Compatibility Solvers or M</a> <a title="ORMS Today, June 2011 page 72" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/cd7ee079?page=72"> CLASSIFIED ADVERTISING FACULTY, RESEARCH, AND SE</a> <a title="ORMS Today, June 2011 page 73" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/cd7ee079?page=73"> C L A S S I F I E D A D V E R T I S I N G </a> <a title="ORMS Today, June 2011 page 74" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/cd7ee079?page=74"> ORACLE The Editor's Parable BY DOUG SA</a> <a title="ORMS Today, June 2011 page 75" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/cd7ee079?page=75"> </a> <a title="ORMS Today, June 2011 page 76" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/cd7ee079?page=76"> </a>