Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS)

INFORMS (The Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences) is a vibrant international community of 12,500 operations research and analytics professionals and students. As an international professional society, INFORMS connects members from nearly 90 countries and from all types of organizations including academia, business, government, the military, and others, who will be driving the next generation of our profession.With over 12,500 members from around the globe, INFORMS is the leading international association for professionals in operations research and analytics. INFORMS is the world’s largest professional association dedicated to and promoting best practices and advances in operations research, management science, and analytics to improve operational processes, decision-making, and outcomes. INFORMS promotes best practices and advances in operations research, management science, and analytics to improve operational processes, decision-making, and outcomes through an array of highly-cited publications, conferences, competitions, networking communities, and professional development services.