Santa and O.R.: A holiday tradition

A Holiday Flashback! For our final episode of 2020, we invite you to revisit a very special holiday interview, originally recorded in 2018 and featuring a very well-known guest, Santa Claus himself. I hope you enjoy our fun and festive conversation as Santa and I discuss how he uses operations research to solve many of the problems associated with managing a team of elves, keeping track of the naughty and nice list and most importantly, delivering presents all across the globe on Christmas Eve. Thank you for tuning into the Resoundingly Human podcast over the past year, and we’ll be back with…

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December 2018

In this episode, we are joined by a very special guest, Santa Claus, who called into the podcast all the way from the North Pole to share the role that O.R. and analytics plan in his annual journey to deliver toys around the world. In addition, you will hear from the INFORMS volunteers and the nonprofit leadership of the INFORMS Pro Bono Analytics projects for who share how O.R. and analytics helped these organizations better serve their communities. These include the Baltimore Teacher Supply Swap, featuring Melissa Badeker, executive director of the Baltimore Teacher Supply Swap and Gisella Bardossy, a…

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