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Operations Research


Operations Research (OR) is the discipline of applying advanced analytical methods to help make better decisions.

By using techniques such as mathematical modeling to analyze complex situations, operations research gives executives the power to make more effective decisions and build more productive systems based on:
  • More complete data
  • Consideration of all available options
  • Careful predictions of outcomes and estimates of risk
  • The latest decision tools and techniques

Links to Selected Organizations


Operations Research - Part 2





Operations Research in the U.K. - Part 1



Selected 'Open Source' Operational Research (OR) Software Solutions


The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics projects that Operations Research Analysts will experience employment growth by 22% over the next decade.



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