Mar 25, 2019
This podcast is part of a series highlighting the finalist teams of the 2019 INFORMS Franz Edelman Award. We will be releasing these episodes in the countdown to the INFORMS Business Analytics Conference in Austin, TX, April 14-16. In this episode, we are joined by John Hanlon, Boston Public Schools Chief Operations Officer, William Eger, Senior Strategic Project Manager, and Dimitris Bertsimas, Professor with MIT Sloan School of Management to learn about Boston Public School’s use of O.R. to create a new approach to school bus routing that has reduced the bus fleet and enabled millions of dollars to be reinvested in the school system.