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IN FO RMS ini t i at i ve s Candidates for CAP can view the webinars as they need ­to freshen their knowledge of specific portions of the job/ task analysis, to review examination content or simply to find out more about some area of analytics. the last in the series will cover Domains 5, 6 and 7 (model building, deployment and lifecycle management, respectively). The tentative schedule is: • Introduction – Dec. 3 • Domains 1 and 2 – Dec. 17 • Domain 3 – Jan. 7, 2015 • Domain 4 – Jan. 21, 2015 • Domains 5, 6 and 7 – Feb. 4, 2015 INFORMS is working with BrightTALK™ (www. brighttalk.com), a company that provides webinars and presentations for professionals and their communities. The CAP Board is providing the webinars to the analytics community; they will be available free on demand after their original, live presentation. During the live presentation, questions can be sent to the presenters for answers at the end of the webinar or for answers by staff after the conclusion of the webinar. Candidates for CAP can view the webinars as they need – to freshen their knowledge of specific portions of the job/task analysis, to review examination content or simply to find out more about some area of analytics. In addition, the CAP Board hopes to provide other topical and timely information on analytics through the same medium. For more information, visit the Certified Analytics Professional website at www.informs.org/ certification or contact certification@informs.org with any questions. Scott Nestler is the chairperson of the Analytics Certification Board and a longtime member of INFORMS. 18 | a n a ly t i c s - m a g a z i n e . o r g w w w. i n f o r m s . o r g