Presentation Slides

Presentation Slides

As examples of the topics we've explored in the past, members and guest speakers have contributed original articles and lectures on OR/MS-related topics here. If you have a question or comment for a contributor, click their name to compose an email.

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Title Author Organization Date

Creating ESG Risk Score for Supplier Management

Jonathan Yan, Ph.D.

Senior Director, Data Science

 Dun & Bradstreet

Jun 22, 2021

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Russell Baris

President, eLumindata, Inc.

Nov 30, 2020

Weather and Advanced Operational Analytics in Aviation

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Ed Cuoco
Ed Cuoco

Alex Huang
Alex Huang

Director, Data Science and Analytics, The Weather Company (an IBM Business)

Lead Data Scientist for Aviation; The Weather Company (an IBM Business)

Feb 15, 2017

Business Intelligence and Predictive Analytics in the Healthcare Environment

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Paul Savage
Paul Savage

Director, Center for Healthcare Analytics, Iona College, Hagan School of Business Oct 26, 2016

On Gradient Boosting and Comparative Performance in Business Applications

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Mike Eichorst
Mike Eichorst

SVP, Citibank Sep 21, 2016

On Gradient Boosting and Comparative Performance in Business Applications

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Leonardo Auslender
KM

Statistical Research Consultant Mar 16, 2016

User Level Marketing Optimization in Online Advertising

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Andrew Hirshman
KM
Google Feb 17, 2016

Issue of Classification Versus Precision in Comparing Classification Models

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Leonardo Auslender
L.Auslender
Statistical Research Consultant Sep 30, 2015

Nielsen's 3r Framework: Making Ad Effectiveness Make Sense

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Robert Chodock
Robert Chodock
Nielsen Financial Services May 20, 2015

In Medias Res: Trends, Fads, Bubbles and Massively Scaled Analyses

Thomas Ball
Thomas Ball
RDM Partners Apr 22, 2015

Predictive Analytics + Constrained Optimization = Efficient Marketing

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Paul Maiste
Paul Maiste
Lityx Mar 18, 2015
Leveraging Digital Analytics to Provide More Relevant Customer Communication


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David Schey
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Digitas Jan 14, 2015
Predictive Power of the NY Fed's Empire State Manufacturing Survey

Lucas Finco
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Con Edison October 15, 2014
Driving Business Value with Big Data and Analytics

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Emily C. Plachy
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IBM September 17, 2014
Eight Practical Rules for Building Marketing Mix Models:
Models that work - and that your clients can buy into

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Howard Finkelberg
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Magic LLC June 18, 2014
The Marketing Mix Crisis, Attribution Modeling and the Experimental Design Renaissance

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Jerome Shimizu
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InsightExpress April 23, 2014
Why Analytical Modeling Will Never Be The Same

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Marcia Tal
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Tal Solutions LLC March 19, 2014
An SMS Text Classification System for UNICEF Uganda

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Dr. Rick Lawrence
Steve Leeds
IBM Research February 19, 2014
A Reference Class Forecasting Approach for Product Launches

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Steve Leeds
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KMK Consulting January 15, 2014
Optimal Tax-efficient Retirement Income and Lifestyle Planning: Making the Most of One's Nest Egg (Part Deux)

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Lew Coopersmith
Lew Coopersmith
Rider University December 18, 2013

Performance Management and Data Analytics in the New York City Mayor's Office
& What Industry Can Learn From It

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Jeff Tryens & Christopher Corcoran
Jeff TryensChris Corcoran

Mayor's Offices of Operations and Data Analytics November 20, 2013

Using Spatial and Predictive Analytics to Supercharge Location-Based Marketing Decisions

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Dan Putler
Dan Putler
Alteryx October 16, 2013
How to Use Big Data to Your Advantage

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Kaiser Fung
Kaiser Fung
Vimeo
VP of Business Intelligence and Analytics
September 18, 2013
Trends in Prescription Drug Utilization Using Time Series Methods

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Susan Garavaglia

Susan Garavaglia

Express Scripts, Inc.
Senior Director - Strategic Research, Research & New Solutions

June 19, 2013

Comparative Review of Classification Trees

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paper: Alacart: Poor Man's Classification Trees by Leonardo Auslander

Leonardo Auslender
Leonardo Auslander
Independent Statistical Research Consultant May 22, 2013
The Illusion of Capacity in Supply Chain Models for the Semiconductor Industry

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Ken Fordyce
Ken Fordyce
IBM April 17, 2013

Using Data Visualization to empower
"Human in the Loop"

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2-D Prezi presentation used at lunch meeting (to view, click full screen icon and then use right arrow key)

Nicholas Kersting, PhD
Nicholas Kersting
Princeton Consultants, Inc. March 13, 2013
Next Generation of Mathematical Programming Modeling & Solving Tools

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Alkis Vazacopoulos, Ph.D.
picture of Alkis Vazacopoulos

CEO

Industrial Algorithms Feb. 13, 2013
How to Recognize and Fix Data Faults That Can Make or Break Analytics

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Cary S. Shaw
Cary Shaw
Cary S. Shaw & Associates, LLC Jan. 16, 2013
No crystal ball required - Predictive Analytics for Business

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SAS Case Slides - Solving Business Problems with Analytics

Jeff Day, Ph.D.
Jeff Day - sas
Senior Operations Research Specialist

SAS Dec. 12, 2012
Bringing the Consumer into the Mix:
Using Agent-Based Modeling to Power Marketing Mix Optimization

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Damon Ragusa
Dan Ragusa
Chairman & Chief Strategy Officer
ThinkVine Nov. 14, 2012
Variable Selection in the linear Regression model

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Leonardo Auslender Independent Statistical Consultant Oct. 24, 2012
Statistical and Machine-Learning Data Mining:
Techniques for Better Predictive Modeling and Analysis of Big Data

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Bruce Ratner President of DM STAT-1 CONSULTING June 13, 2012
Data Discovery and Analytics for Financial Services

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Michael O'Connell, PhD Sr. Director, Analytics
TIBCO
Apr. 25, 2012
Business Discovery Using Next Generation BI

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QlikView demos
QlikView free download

Scott Tayor
Nik Boman

Global Account Manager, QlikTech

Senior Solution Architect, QlikTech

Feb. 2012
5 Steps to a Successful Optimization Project

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Steve Sashihara CEO of Princeton Consultants Inc. Jan. 2012

Turning data into a business advantage through optimization:
What any business can learn from UPS

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Jack Levis UPS,
Director of Process Management
Dec. 2011
Analytics for the  New Healthcare Relationship Marketing

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Dr. Ira Haimowitz Executive Vice President, Intelligence and Analytics
The CementBloc, a health & wellness communications agency.
October 2011
Machine learning for privacy friendly online brand advertisement

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Claudia Perlich Chief Scientist at Media6Degrees March 2011

Superior Business Intelligence through Algebraic Optimization

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Algebraix Technology Overview

Doing the Math

Podcast: Talking With Algebraix

Chris Piedmonte Algebraix Data Corporation(ADC)
Co-Founder, Director and CTO
Feb. 2011

Sociosystemics and Statistics

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Igor Mandel Telmar Group Inc.
Vice President, Director of Econometrics & Statistics
Jan. 2011
Why Did Risk Analyses Fail?

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Modeling Without Measurements By Douglas Hubbard and Douglas A. Samuelson

Doug Samuelson President and Chief Scientist
InfoLogix, Inc.
Dec. 2010
Using statistical analysis to dynamically generate web site pages and digital media to increase response rates to marketing campaigns


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Kevin Lyons Vice President, Analytics & Business Intelligence, [x+1]
Xplusone
Nov. 2010

What Happens After the Math is Done?

Numbers Rule Your World: blog & book description

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Kaiser Fung Senior Director of Analytics
Sirius XM Radio
Oct. 2010
Solving extremely large scale optimization problems using FICO's Xpress Optimization Suite

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Horia Tipi Principal Consultant within FICO's Solutions Management group. June 2010
Incremental Response Modeling: Uses, Algorithms and Comparisons

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Steve Gallant Director of Data Mining Services for KXEN May 2010
The Power of Data Consortiums for Better Predictive Modeling

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Lee Russo Diversified Financial Services Group at IXI Corporation, an Equifax Company. April 2010
Using Modern Design of Experiments Methods to Optimize Processes

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paper on efficient modeling and simulation using DOE methods

Tutorial on “Real-World DOE Problems”

guide to the complex 10-factor experimental design that was shown at the end of the talk

The link to the JMP website where there are on-demand webcasts related to talk

Tom Donnelly JMP
SAS Institute Inc.
March 2010
Use of Machine Learning to Personalize Website Interactions and Marketing email Messages Michael Gilman Data Mining Technologies Inc. Jan. 2010
Successes and Failures in Marketing Mix Modeling. Doug Brooks Information Resources (IRI) Nov. 2009
Walk Before You Run: Starting the Climb up the Analytics Ladder Rob Ende Leviton Mfg. Co Oct. 2009
The riddle of redundancy, suppression, enhancement and co-linearity in a linear regression model Leonardo Auslender SAS Institute
Enterprise Miner Department Research and Development group
Sept. 2009
Filling a Gap in Analytic Software Capabilities Russell Baris eLumindata, Inc June 2009
Leveraging Online Communities Across the Enterprise Adam Selig Strategic Alliances for Visible Technologies May 2009
Interaction Detection With TreeNet Boosted Tree Ensembles Dan Steinberg Salford Systems April 2009
Basel II and Implications for Capital Requirements in the Current Economy Peg Trench Barclays in Wilmington, Delaware. March 2009
Operations Research:  A CEO’s Toolkit for Optimizing Growth Ken Bloom INTTRA Nov 2008
Estimation of the lost sales revenue opportunity due to out of stock inventory Igor Ofenbakh WizData Systems. Oct 2008
Optimizing Enterprise-Wide Capital Resource Allocation in Hospitals and Health Systems Don N. Kleinmuntz Strata Decision Technology Sept 2008
When Fuzzy Modeling Gives the Most Precise Answer Cary Shaw Pitney Bowes June 2008
Variable Selection and Transformation in SAS Enterprise Miner

Calculation of IV

Dr. Kattamuri S. Sarma Ecostat Research Corp Jan 2008
Making the Most of One’s Nest Egg
Optimal Tax-wise Planning of Withdrawals from Retirement Accounts
Lew Coopersmith Rider University Dec 2007
Emerging trends in Customer Relationship Marketing Ginger Conlon 1to1 Media Nov 2007
Strategic Pricing of Innovative Technology Dr. Samuel Kohn New York Institute of Technology Oct 2007
Does corporate culture influence financial performance? Pat Socci Fordham University School of Business Sept 2007
Issues in Classification and Data Mining L Auslender SAS Institute June 2007
Why Managers Don't Use Good Decision Models and What We Can Do About It Gary Lilien Penn State University Apr 2007
Playing the mortgage game like a professional Adrew Kalotay Kalotay Associates Jan 2007
Deep Web Search Julia Komissachik Glenbrook Networks Nov 2006
Demand Forecasting, Past, Present and Future Hans Levenbach Delphus, Inc. Oct 2006
Exit Polls around the world Warren Mitofsky Mitofsky Intl. May 2006
Using Acting Techniques to Improve Presentation Skills Adam Grupper Act Professional March 2006
Market-Driven Measurement of Internet Sites and Online Media I. Haimowitz Pfizer, Inc. Feb 2006
Information Quality in Practice: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly L. Schwartz Informed Decisions Group Nov 2005
The Evolution of Optimization Technologies A. Vazacopoulos Dash Optimization Oct 2005
A Brief Overview of Random Forests D. Steinberg Salford Systems March 2005
Market Basket Analysis

Minutes

L. Auslender SAS May 2004
Automating the Modeling Process through Structured Risk Minimization

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Robert Cooley KXEN April 2004
A Bayesian Approach to Database Integration

Minutes

James N. Arvesen   Mar 2004
Putting Practitioners in the Classroom Patrick J Driscoll West Point Feb 2004
Surfing 101 for the Statistics Professional: Riding the Six Sigma Wave

Minutes: Riding the Six Sigma Wave

D. Burn Boston Scientific Corporation Dec 2003
A Genetic Jack-Knife Method Bruce Ratner DM Stat-1 Consulitng Nov 2003
Building Your Brand Jordan Modell Wunderman Oct 2003
Variable Selection Methods for Giga-Bases L Auslender SAS Sep 2003
Bits and Bytes to Insight and Profits M Koschat Time Inc. Feb 2003
Bayesian Measurements of Associations in Adverse Drug Reaction Databases W DuMouchel ATT Nov 2002
Modeling Credit Card Fraud M Alliston Numeracy, LLC Oct 2002
Leveraging Attitudinal & Behavioral Data in Customer Loyalty and Retention B Griner Griner Consulting, Ltd Mar 2002
Supply Chain Network Analysis and Design A Kosansky ProfitPoint Jan 2002
Predicting the Near Term State of the US Economy Using Composite Leading Indicators M Mostaghimi SCSU Sep 2001
A Simple Pullback Estimator For Local Markets S Vail S. Vail, Ltd. S. Vail, Ltd. Jun 2000
Key Components Of A Marketing Program S Koslowsky Harte Hanks Feb 2000
Congress On Practice J Theurer G Theurer Assoc Dec 1999
Measuring Intellectual Assets B Massetti St John's U Nov 1999
Ooh - It's So Big! P Norden Columbia U Mar 1999
Developing Policies For End-User Support M Wolfe St John's U Jan 1999
Whatever Happened To Operations Research In The Oil Industry? M Calabro Exxon Jun 1998
Serving Up OR/MS At Taco Bell J Hunter Taco Bell Dec 1997