Innovation Priority:  Continue to work on innovation ideas from last year
  • IOL continues to be expanded including more INFORMS information and publications. There is an URGENT need for more Associate Editors for Mike Trick. Specific areas where he would like help include IOL aesthetics, job placement, and INFORMS prizes.
  • Survey results on member preferences regarding electronic publishing are in and Bean has performed an initial analysis. Bullen will continue to examine the data. In addition, we have input from the librarian of the ACM indicating that it is imperative to move to electronic publication of journals.
  • The formal review of ITORMS is underway and through this, we hope to better understand the ingredients for success in an electronic journal.

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