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Instant Forecast

On August 17, 2011, Posted by , In finances,Google,internet,statistics, With No Comments

Now that Google has made us used to everything 'instant' (I don't even like instant coffee) we know anyone with a SOA algorithm and piece of hardware/software should be able to instantly predict. And I thought that 'nowcasting' was too shorter term! Not to mention that one shouldn't be confusing…

Babies & Operations Resarch

On May 23, 2011, Posted by , In me,operations management, With No Comments

I always try to apply OR to my day to day activities, which has sometimes caused me to appear like a freak when you try to explain to people actually OR is all around. However, it was when I explained a colleague I was trying to apply total quality management…

Lecturing OR

I have to admit I never though I would be lecturing an operations research related subject. However, it is with great pleasure that last term I was able to lecture Econometrics with computer assistance (we used Gretl, which is open source) to undergraduate level. This term I have started to…