Skip navigation

Keyword Relevance for: Information
15-2031.00    Operations Research Analysts   Bright Outlook Bright Outlook  

    O*NET-SOC Title     no matches
    Alternate Occupation Titles     no matches
    O*NET-SOC Description yes    1 match
    Tasks yes    4 matches
    Detailed Work Activities yes    3 matches

O*NET-SOC Description

  • Formulate and apply mathematical modeling and other optimizing methods to develop and interpret information that assists management with decision making, policy formulation, or other managerial functions. May collect and analyze data and develop decision support software, service, or products. May develop and supply optimal time, cost, or logistics networks for program evaluation, review, or implementation.

Tasks

  • Analyze information obtained from management to conceptualize and define operational problems.
  • Define data requirements and gather and validate information, applying judgment and statistical tests.
  • Observe the current system in operation and gather and analyze information about each of the parts of component problems, using a variety of sources.
  • Study and analyze information about alternative courses of action to determine which plan will offer the best outcomes.

Detailed Work Activities

  • Apply information technology to solve business or other applied problems.
  • Collaborate with others to resolve information technology issues.
  • Conduct research to gain information about products or processes.