edelmanCompetition

2017 FRANZ EDELMAN COMPETITION

The Franz Edelman competition attests to the contributions of operations research and analytics in both the profit and non-profit sectors. Since its inception, cumulative benefits from Edelman finalist projects has topped the $240 billion mark. Edelman finalist teams have improved organizational efficiency, increased profits, brought better products to consumers, helped foster peace negotiations, and saved lives. The purpose of the Franz Edelman competition is to bring forward, recognize and reward outstanding examples of operations research, management science, and advanced analytics in practice in the world.

Finalists will compete for the top prize in this “Superbowl” of O.R. practice, showcasing analytics projects that had major impacts on their client organizations. The competition takes place on Monday, April 3 and is open to all conference registrants.

Applications for the 2017 Franz Edelman Award are currently being accepted through October 19, 2016. Click here to learn more about the Edelman Application Process.