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<br /> SPECIAL INTERNATIONAL ISSUE<br /> April 2014 | Volume 41 • Number 2<br /> ormstoday.informs.org<br /> Big data,<br /> global apps<br /> •<br /> Pandemic preparedness<br /> • Natural resources management<br /> • Farming & cluster optimization<br /> Also Inside<br /> O.R. organizations<br /> • Croatia: Active group<br /> makes its mark<br /> • EURO: European association<br /> faces 40<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 /> TION <a title="ORMS Today, April 2014 page 1" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d5e1813d?page=1"> SPECIAL INTERNATIONAL ISSUE April 2014</a> <a title="ORMS Today, April 2014 page 2" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d5e1813d?page=2"> OPTIMIZE OPTIMIZE YOUR BUSINESS WITH UNPRECEDENT</a> <a title="ORMS Today, April 2014 page 3" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d5e1813d?page=3"> </a> <a title="ORMS Today, April 2014 page 4" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d5e1813d?page=4"> Contents April 2014 | Volume 41, No. 2 | </a> <a title="ORMS Today, April 2014 page 5" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d5e1813d?page=5"> ANALYTIC SOLVER PLATFORM Easy to Use Predictive a</a> <a title="ORMS Today, April 2014 page 6" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d5e1813d?page=6"> April 2014 | Volume 41, No. 2 4 6 featur</a> <a title="ORMS Today, April 2014 page 7" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d5e1813d?page=7"> ANALYTIC SOLVER PLATFORM From Solver to Full-Powe</a> <a title="ORMS Today, April 2014 page 8" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d5e1813d?page=8"> Inside Story Peter Horner, editor peter.horne</a> <a title="ORMS Today, April 2014 page 9" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d5e1813d?page=9"> New Solver for Office 365 Excel: Free for Your Tab</a> <a title="ORMS Today, April 2014 page 10" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d5e1813d?page=10"> President's Desk Steve Robinson INFORMS Presi</a> <a title="ORMS Today, April 2014 page 11" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d5e1813d?page=11"> Is your solver provider getting in the way gettin</a> <a title="ORMS Today, April 2014 page 12" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d5e1813d?page=12"> Issues in Education By Jeffrey Cornett JCor</a> <a title="ORMS Today, April 2014 page 13" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d5e1813d?page=13"> Figure 1: A knowledge bank is a collection of inf</a> <a title="ORMS Today, April 2014 page 14" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d5e1813d?page=14"> ViewpointBy Nick Cullen Student discovers </a> <a title="ORMS Today, April 2014 page 15" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d5e1813d?page=15"> Explore and solve complex problems for FREE FI</a> <a title="ORMS Today, April 2014 page 16" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d5e1813d?page=16"> Board Report By Barry List Building on </a> <a title="ORMS Today, April 2014 page 17" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d5e1813d?page=17"> </a> <a title="ORMS Today, April 2014 page 18" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d5e1813d?page=18"> PuzzlORJohn Toczek puzzlor@gmail.com Spy catc</a> <a title="ORMS Today, April 2014 page 19" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d5e1813d?page=19"> Daniel H. 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