Management Science news
Success for MSc E-Business & Innovation team in Google Online Marketing Challenge 2014
A team of students from the MSc E-Business & Innovation have been ranked as AdWords Business Semi-Finalists in the Google Online Marketing Challenge, achieving second in the UK out of 57 teams.
The importance of being state-of-the-art in forecasting
Investing in your forecasting adds value to more ways than just more accurate forecasts. Being critical for decision making, forecasting can become a competitive strategic advantage.
Using social media to monitor UK alcohol consumption
Research by Lancaster University researchers, including Patrick Stacey of LUMS, has shown that social media can be used to detect drinking patterns in the UK, including spotting the variations on national holidays and celebrations.
Cliff Wilkinson, 1936-2014
We are sorry to report the death of a former member of staff, Cliff Wilkinson, who died recently.
Professor Alan Mercer, 1931-2014
Emeritus Professor Alan Mercer, a founding member of Lancaster University and of the Department of Management Science, has passed away, following a stroke.
Improving forecast quality in practice: results of a workshop
The Lancaster Centre for Forecasting organised another successful workshop on "Improving forecast quality in practice" held on 12 June 2014 at the Senate House of University of London, and free to attend for all practitioners and academics in forecasting and demand planning.