What's happening at Analytics for a Better World? See our updates:
Fleur Theulen wins the Jan Hemelrijk Award 2023
Fleur Theulen wins the Jan Hemelrijk Award 2023 for her thesis "Solving Large Maximum Covering Location Problems with a GRASP Heuristic: Case-study for stroke facility allocation in Vietnam"
ABW Conference 24th of May 2023
On May 24th, 2023 Analytics for a Better World (ABW) will organise its second annual conference at Amsterdam Business School. Read more about this conference.
We crunch(ed) Artificial Intelligence: Seenons & Analytics for a Better World
On Thursday, February 16, it's time for a new edition of Cmotions' Meetup dedicated to innovation, sustainability and utilizing data for a better world
Digital Lab open session: Improving your data visualization
The Community of Practice Data & Digital has planned a new open session: Improving your data visualization. It will take place on Thursday 16 February at 3 PM (CET)
Kicking off the Academic year with 2 Analytics for a Better World courses
We're very happy to share we kick-off the 2022-2023 academic year with two courses (1 for BSc students, and 1 for MSc students) centered around the topic of Analytics for a Better World. Both are part of the core curriculum of the Business Analytics programs at the University of Amsterdam.
Honored to be invited keynote speaker at two International OR conferences
We're very proud to share our two founders were invited keynote speakers at two conferences:
Our founder ORTEC is a proud contributor to IFRC Data Playbook
We're proud to share our founder ORTEC together with partner 510 has contributed to IFRC's Data Playbook! We think this is also very relevant (freely accessible) content for our other nonprofit partners.
Paper published on ‘how to merge two digital roadmaps into one’
Dick den Hertog (University of Amsterdam, ABW Institute) together with researchers from Tilburg University / ZHL and MIT / PEMPEM wrote a paper “Enhancing digital road networks for better operations in developing countries”.
Developing a Data & Digital Maturity framework for the IFRC
Our partner 510, in a pro-bono collaboration with ORTEC (founder of Analytics for a Better World), developed a framework to identify what Data & Digital Maturity looks like across multiple levels. This framework has been adopted in the IFRC’s Digital Transformation strategy to offer a vocabulary of Digital Transformation in multiple contexts and provide a basis to track the process.
Nomination for Huibregtsen prize
Prof. dr. ir. Hein Fleuren (Zero Hunger Lab) en prof. dr. ir. Dick den Hertog (Analytics for a Better World Institute) have been nominated by the Jury for the Huibregtsen prize for their research on “Less hunger by more math: innovative solution for more effective food aid”. The prize is meant for a recent research project that combines scientific quality and innovation with an exceptional contribution to society.