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AIMMS and UniSoma renew partnership agreement

AIMMS, an award-winning vendor of prescriptive analytics software, and UniSoma, a leading provider of Advanced Planning solutions, have renewed their partnership agreement, celebrating years of collaboration. Through their partnership, the companies have served many industry giants like JBS, Suzano, ArcelorMittal, Marfrig, Votorantim, Gerdau and others.

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Frontline shipping V. 2017 of Solvers for Excel and Analytic Solver.com

Frontline Systems is shipping a new product line release for desktop and cloud, Version 2017 of its Solvers for Excel and AnalyticSolver.com, its SaaS equivalent. The new release unifies and simplifies Frontline’s products, makes learning predictive and prescriptive analytics accessible to everyone at very low cost, is easier to upgrade for larger models or data sets, and is easier to use across multiple desktop machines and the cloud.

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Fast-growing AIMMS earns FD Gazelle Award

AIMMS recently earned an FD Gazelle Award, given annually to the fastest growing companies in the Netherlands.

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AIMMS recognized by Gartner in areas of prescriptive analytics, network design

AIMMS, a leading vendor of prescriptive analytics software, is pleased to announce that it has been named in Gartner’s report, “Hype Cycle for Chief Supply Chain Officers, 2016.” The company is listed in the report as a sample vendor in the areas of prescriptive analytics and network design.

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Missing Metric: The human side of sales analytics

    Missing Metric: The human side of sales analytics

The days of thinking about sales professionals as glad-handers who achieve results through client lunches and wheedling are over. As data-driven sales and marketing approaches take off, a new breed of sales staff is helping category-leading organizations achieve their audacious revenue targets via data science, predictive analytics and automation. The trend is giving rise to an exciting field of new sales tech that already is showing positive returns.

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Prediction for 2016: prescriptive analytics to take center stage

    Prediction for 2016: prescriptive analytics to take center stage

Scott Zoldi, chief analytics officer at FICO, predicts that prescriptive analytics will take center stage as the ultimate destination on the analytics journey.

“Despite incredible advances over the past few years, we’ve barely scratched the surface on the full potential of analytics,” said Zoldi.

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How prescriptive analytics can reshape fracking in oil and gas fields

March/April 2014 By Atanu Basu The United States is re-emerging as an energy superpower. According to the International Energy Agency,

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‘Improving the future’ with prescriptive analytics, quantum computers

Atanu Basu, the founder and CEO of AYATA, a member of INFORMS (Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences) and a frequent contributor to Analytics magazine, was a featured guest along with D-Wave Systems CEO Vern Brownell on Bloomberg Television’s “Taking Stock” program that aired Oct. 10.

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Images & videos: really big data

November/December 2012 Sizing up the potential impact of prescriptive analytics driven by proliferation of images and video. By Fritz Venter

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Analytics Blog

Electoral College put to the math test


With the campaign two months behind us and the inauguration of Donald Trump two days away, isn’t it time to put the 2016 U.S. presidential election to bed and focus on issues that have yet to be decided? Of course not.

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Stereotypes hold back girls’ interest in STEM subjects

New research from Accenture reveals that young people in the United Kingdom and Ireland are most likely to associate a career in science and technology with “doing research” (52 percent), “working in a laboratory” (47 percent) and “wearing a white coat” (33 percent). The study found that girls are more likely to make these stereotypical associations than boys. Read more →

Gartner: Connected ‘things’ will jump 31 percent in 2017

Gartner, Inc. forecasts that 8.4 billion connected things will be in use worldwide in 2017, up 31 percent from 2016, and will reach 20.4 billion by 2020. Total spending on endpoints and services will reach almost $2 trillion in 2017. Regionally, China, North America and Western Europe are driving the use of connected things, and the three regions together will represent 67 percent of the overall Internet of Things (IoT) installed base in 2017. Read more →

U.S. News: Analytics jobs rank among the best

When it comes to the best business jobs, analytics- and operations research-oriented disciplines dominate the list, according to U.S. News & World Report’s rankings of the “2017 Best Jobs.” In order, the top five “best business jobs” listings include: 1. statistician
, 2. mathematician
, 3. financial advisor, 
4. actuary, and 
5. operations research analyst. Read more →

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