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Rebuilding homes and lives with an automaker's advice

Rebuilding homes and lives with an automaker's advice

Liz McCartney and Zack Rosenburg were living in Washington, D.C., when Hurricane Katrina struck the Gulf Coast in 2005. A year later, they had moved to New Orleans to set up the nonprofit St. Bernard Project, now known as SBP, an effort that continues to grow in size and scope.
By Keith Albertson

Mind mapping in 6 simple steps for business development

Mind mapping in 6 simple steps for business development

Anyone on a business development team can start mind mapping, but it is most beneficial to start in the capture phase of any proposal efforts. It is through knowledge sharing and knowledge transfer of the team that the mind map becomes a useful tool.
By Cynthia J. Young

Curl up with smart people, fresh ideas

Curl up with smart people, fresh ideas

Here we offer our annual gift guide of books suggested for industrial and systems engineers of all stripes. Each provides a fresh angle into the world of work and problem-solving with innovative ideas and approaches that have proven to be successful and can help you start the new year with a fresh mindset.
Compiled by Keith Albertson

Data science vs. operations research: A comparison

Data science vs. operations research: A comparison

we see that there are far fewer searches for “operations research” specifically, but could that be due to the fact that people are searching for some other aspects of operations research? At the end of the day, it’s all about the algorithms implemented within machine learning and operations research that make them what they are.
By Ilyas Iyoob

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