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Chile wins international prize for the development of analytical tools against the pandemic

the mobility of the population during quarantines ; a system to optimize the active search for asymptomatic cases in critical areas ; a program to monitor the antibody response to the different vaccines against COVID-19 ; and a methodology to guide the allocation of patients between hospitals nationwide .

Chile has won a major international award for its development of analytical tools to fight back against the pandemic .

The Institute for Operations Research and Management Sciences ( INFORMS ), the largest data and decision sciences association , awarded Chile the 2022 Franz Edelman Award for its achievements in advanced analytics , operations research
Plaza de Armas Square in Santiago , Chile
and management science to improve the country ’ s response to the pandemic .
The award ceremony in Texas was attended by a large Chilean delegation made up of representatives of the different institutions responsible for these analytical tools .
The innovative solutions that were recognized include a platform to monitor
These were developed by researchers from the Complex Engineering Systems Institute ( ISCI ) and the University of Chile , in collaboration with the Ministry of Health , the Ministry of Science , Technology , Knowledge and Innovation , and Entel .
“ Our cutting-edge analytical developments involved the work of hundreds of people , from scientists to health workers , and saved more than 2,800 lives ,” said Leonardo Basso , Director of the Systems Institute , Engineering Complexes ( ISCI ) and academic from the University of Chile .

Salesforce fuels the future of commerce with new innovations and partnerships

Salesforce , a global leader in CRM , has announced a series of new innovations and partnerships to power the future of commerce , enabling companies to modernize their systems , develop more flexible digital strategies and connect with their customers wherever they are .

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These new innovations and partnerships bring together the power and flexibility of Salesforce ’ s platform with an expansive ecosystem , so retailers can create fast , connected and highly-personalized shopping experiences . With the proliferation of new channels , retailers need to adapt quickly to meet customers where and how they want to shop . With Salesforce , retailers can build shopping experiences that best suit customer needs and meet their expectations – now and in the future .
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