What is ISBIS?

ISBIS is an international society that is dedicated to the promotion of business and industrial statistics worldwide. This is interpreted broadly and includes areas such as financial and health services among others. ISBIS is part of a family of international associations that operate under the umbrella of the International Statistical Institute (ISI).

What does ISBIS do?

ISBIS promotes applications, research, and best current practices in business and industrial statistics, facilitates technology transfer, and fosters communications among members and practitioners worldwide.
Check out our history as well as conferences and activities since 1989.

y-BIS - Young Business and Industrial Statisticians is a special group that promotes the careers of young researchers and professional with many activities.

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William Sealy Gosset Award

The William Sealy Gosset award is presented by the International Society of Business and Industrial Statistics in recognition of outstanding statistical work that furthers the mission of our society. Vijay Nair (center) is the award winner for 2016, and Bill Meeker (right) the winner for 2015.


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ISI World Statistics Congress 2017

  • Many thanks to the organizers, chairs, speakers, discussants, and participants of all ISBIS (co)sponsored sessions, as well as to ISBIS members who participated in all events at the ISI-WSC. We look forward to an even stronger participation in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia in 2019. See News for highlights from Marrakech.

ISBIS 2017 Meeting on Statistics in Business and Industry:

  • ISBIS 2017 Meeting was held June 7-9, 2017 at the IBM Watson Research Center in Yorktown Heights, New York, USA.

ISBIS Presentation Slides Now Available

  • Copies of presentation slides from ISBIS sponsored conferences are now available in the Members Only section.

ASMBI Special Issue Call for Papers:

  • ASMBI is inviting submissions of papers for a Special Issue on AI Applications in E-Commerce. Click here for details.

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William S. Gosset lecture

Dr. Vijay Nair from Wells Fargo Bank presented the ISBIS Gosset lecture at the 61st World Statistics Congress in Marrakech, titled "An overview of machine learning methods and some applications in business and finance".

Professor William Meeker from Iowa State University presented the inaugural ISBIS Gosset lecture at the 60th World Statistics Congress in Rio, titled “Reliability in the 21st Century”.