Analytics is an incredibly complex and dynamic discipline. ABOK’s combination of authors and chapter topics will provide the reader with:

  • a context for understanding the core concepts and skills required of analytics professionals
  • a dynamic resource for increasing their understanding of analytics
  • a framework for developing academic courses and programs in analytics

ABOK will enable readers to understand the wide variety of perspectives on analytics held by various organizations, practitioners, researchers, and academicians.

Edited by James J. Cochran,  INFORMS Analytics Body of Knowledge will be updated regularly so that it remains a current and important resource for analytics practitioners, researchers and instructors.

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Experts in analytics have contributed to ABOK’s eight chapters. They include:
  • Philip T. Keenan, Jonathan H. Owen, and Kathryn Schumacher of General Motors
  • Karl Kempf of Intel Corporation
  • Thomas H. Davenport of Babson College
  • Brian Downs of Accenture LLC
  • Mary E. Helander of the IBM T.J. Watson Research Center
  • Gerald G. Brown and Samuel H. Huddleston of the Naval Postgraduate School
  • Arnie Greenland of the University of Maryland
  • Ramesh Sharda of Oklahoma State University
  • Pankush Kalgotra of Clark University

INFORMS are also proud of the extensive list of respected colleagues in analytics from industry, government, and academia who reviewed these chapters

  Eight chapters from leading practitioners and instructors of analytics covering the following topics:
  • Introduction to Analytics
  • Getting Started with Analytics
  • The Analytics Team
  • The Data
  • Solution Methodology
  • Model Building
  • Deployment & Lifecycle Management
  • The Blossoming Analytics Talent Pool: An Overview of the Analytics Ecosystem.
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