Science of Better: Crunching the Numbers, an INFORMS Podcast
Summary: A series of podcasts with unexpected insights into the way that math, analytics, and operations research affect people like you and organizations like your own. In every segment, an expert explains how he or she changed the world by crunching the numbers. (www.scienceofbetter.org).
Blogger Laura McLay on social media, ambulances in snow storms, and balancing her roles as mom and operations researcher.
Gary Gaukler on the danger of terrorists smuggling nuclear material into the U.S.
Former USA Today reporter Kevin Maney discusses his new book on forecasting and the human brain
How NC State's pioneering institute sets a standard in a new field
Do Customers Hate Waiting? That depends on how valuable you make their wait for service, say two Harvard B-School researchers in this week's Science of Better podcast.
OR tackles the healthcare system's frightening bottleneck
The Overconfident CEO. When does hubris not lead to downfall?
Can the same applications that speed a manufacturer's supply chain also improve humanitarian assistance?
The surprising discovery about consumers' willingness to pay for privacy during online purchases
Defense Science Board reports on counterintelligence and O.R. with their co-chairman
Hear a podcast preview of the controversial paper being presented at INFORMS Healthcare 2011
Sridhar Tayur and Anton Skaro discuss Organjet, a new company that will expedite kidney transplants.
Analytics is becoming an important force in the law - and in the courtroom. Hear two experts explain.
Why price matters, drug pushers don't push, and supply chain optimization shows how to attack one of the world's hardest social problems.
Thornton May on the revelations from his panel at the INFORMS Analytics Meeting