The Institute’s director Dr. Michael Rappa has been elected to the INFORMS Analytics Certification Board (ACB), which oversees the Certified Analytics Professional (CAP) program. The ACB is both a standard setting and assessment body for professionals in the analytics field, and is comprised of highly-regarded analytics and operations research professionals. The mission of the ACB is to advance the analytics profession by providing a high-quality program of certification and promoting continuing competence for practitioners.
With nearly 12,000 members from across the globe, INFORMS is the leading international association for professionals in analytics and operations research. INFORMS advances research and promotes best practices in analytics and operations research through an array of highly-cited publications, conferences, competitions, networking communities, and professional development services.