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Successful workshop on Promotional Modelling and Forecasting 20/10/15

Successful workshop on Promotional Modelling and Forecasting

The Lancaster Centre for Forecasting (LCF) organised a successful and highly stimulating workshop on "Promotional Modelling and Forecasting". This was held on 7 October 2015 at BMA House in London and was free to attend for all practitioners and academics in forecasting and marketing analytics. 

Tackling the dark side of office IT 22/09/15

Tackling the dark side of office IT

Work magazine, from the CIPD, has featured Monideepa Tarafdar's research into "techno stress". 

Firms that exploit the dark side of technology will find it leads to losses as well as gains 02/09/15

Firms that exploit the dark side of technology will find it leads to losses as well as gains

Following allegations of harsh working practices at Amazon, Monideepa Tarafdar talks about the dangers of technology in the workplace.

Masters students rise to consultancy challenge for local firm 10/08/15

Masters students rise to consultancy challenge for local firm

A Blackburn-based telecommunications company has joined forces with a team of LUMS students to evaluate their e-marketing. 

Emerald award for paper on procurement and operations strategy 03/07/15

Emerald award for paper on procurement and operations strategy

A paper by Martin Spring, co-authored with Luis Araujo, has been highly commended in the 2015 Emerald Literati Network Awards for Excellence.

John Crookes, 1938-2015 23/06/15

John Crookes, 1938-2015

We are sorry to report the death of a former colleague, John Crookes, one of the earliest members of staff in Lancaster's Department of Operational Research.