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AIMMS is an innovative technology company with offices in Europe, the US and Asia.  Half of the global Fortune top 20 corporations rely on AIMMS because of our unique analytics, modeling and optimization platform that supports both strategic and daily operational challenges such as supply chain optimization, strategic sourcing, pricing, workforce optimization, portfolio optimization and production planning and scheduling.

AIMMS is trusted by companies like GE, BP, Kroger, Nike, Unilever, Shell and many others and was recently featured in Gartner’s Hype Cycle for Supply Chain Planning.

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AMPL’s modeling language and system give you an exceptionally powerful and natural tool for developing and deploying the complex optimization models that arise in diverse business applications.  AMPL lets you formulate problems the way you think of them, while providing access to the advanced algorithmic alternatives that you need to find good solutions fast.  It features an integrated scripting language for automating analyses and building iterative optimization schemes; access to spreadsheet and database files; and application programming interfaces for embedding within larger systems.  AMPL works with over 30 powerful optimization engines including all of the most widely used large-scale solvers.


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AnyLogic North America, LLC along with AnyLogic Software maintains global headquarters in Chicago, IL USA with Consulting, Sales and Marketing professionals. Founded in 1992, the AnyLogic team that design, develop and market AnyLogic Software – the first and only tool that brings together System Dynamics, Process-centric (Discrete Event), and Agent Based methods within one modeling language and one model development environment have been the leading provider of dynamic simulation tools, technologies and consulting services for business applications. The language of AnyLogic has unmatched flexibility enabling modelers to capture the complexity of business, economy and social systems at any level of detail to gain deeper insight into interdependent processes inside and around an organization.

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Artelys is a global provider of decision-support solutions through numerical optimization and analytics technologies, with offices in France, United States, Canada and UK.

The organization is particularly active in the energy & environment, logistics & transportation, telecommunications, finance and defense sectors with half of their clients coming from the top French stock market index (CAC 40).

Artelys offers a superior level of expertise to help governments and commercial entities with high qualified consultants. The company also develops and supports a comprehensive portfolio of efficient and robust optimization tools such as Artelys Kalis, FICO Xpress Optimization suite, KNITRO and AMPL. In addition, many of our customers are professional who use the Artelys Crystal suite, a set of user-friendly software dedicated to the optimization of energy and transportation systems.

Artelys offers comprehensive and flexible solutions that range from functional analysis and organizational architecture design to implementation of solutions and operational tools.

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Autobox is AFS’s flagship product, providing cutting edge forecasting for the PC desktop for 33 years. Autobox provides a start to finish environment designed to make forecasting easy whether you have one series or one thousand.

Autobox has a complete set of forecasting features that will appeal to both novice and expert forecasters. Autobox’s automatic features are unparalleled in breadth and depth of implementation. Autobox is truly the power forecasters dream tool with a palette of tools that allows the forecaster to build models that work. Read on for a summary of Autobox’s features.

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Bias Intelligence presents Logistics Optimizer: an integrated cloud based solution designed to greatly improve supply/demand fulfillment and cost optimization via implementation of sophisticated algorithms and flexible metadata driven modeling approach.

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Booz Allen’s Polaris™ is a predictive analytics solution using our groundbreaking Real Time analytics simulation engine that predicts and mitigates cost and schedule risk, saving countless dollars and ensuring better project performance.  Booz Allen Hamilton has been at the forefront of strategy and technology consulting for more than 100 years. Booz Allen is committed to delivering results that endure. To learn more, visit www.boozallen.com. (NYSE: BAH)

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Anaconda is the modern open source analytics platform powered by Python. Continuum Analytics is the driving force behind Anaconda. We put superpowers into the hands of people who are changing the world. Anaconda is trusted by leading businesses worldwide and across industries – financial services, government, health & life sciences, technology, retail & CPG, oil & gas – to solve the world’s most challenging problems. Anaconda helps data science teams discover, analyze, and collaborate by connecting their curiosity and experience with data. With Anaconda, teams manage open data science environments and harness the power of the latest open source analytic and technology innovations.

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Deloitte Analytics creates value for clients by helping them transform data and power informed decisions. Spanning Deloitte’s portfolio of businesses, our analytics professionals work with organizations to help identify and address their requirements in business intelligence, data management, statistics, change management, technology, automation, risk, and governance.

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Drexel LeBow is a comprehensive business school in Philadelphia, offering innovative graduate and undergraduate Business Analytics degree programs that prepare students to translate raw data into business insight. With an emphasis on experiential learning, programs develop students into multi-dimensional data analysts with strong technical, business, analytical, and relational skills. Stop by the Drexel LeBow booth to learn how you can participate in student consulting projects for your company’s business challenges, hire skilled students and graduates for internships and positions, and get involved with speaking engagements and other opportunities.

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FICO (NYSE: FICO) is a leading analytics software company, helping businesses in 90+ countries make better decisions that drive higher levels of growth, profitability and customer satisfaction. The company’s groundbreaking use of Big Data and mathematical algorithms to predict consumer behavior has transformed entire industries. FICO provides analytics software and tools used across multiple industries to manage risk, fight fraud, build more profitable customer relationships, optimize operations and meet strict government regulations. Many of our products reach industry-wide adoption. These include the FICO® Score, the standard measure of consumer credit risk in the United States. FICO solutions leverage open-source standards and cloud computing to maximize flexibility, speed deployment and reduce costs. The company also helps millions of people manage their personal credit health.

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Share high performance predictive analytics over the web with Forio Epicenter. Put interactive analyses within the hands of decision-makers with online analytic applications that let users change assumptions and instantly see results through their web browsers. With Forio Epicenter, you can develop models in Python, R, Julia or other languages, import data and formulas from Excel, and enable users to share and compare scenarios online. Forio Epicenter combines sophisticated analysis, universal accessibility via online data visualizations, and centralized model with secure access

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Frontline Systems is democratizing analytics, enabling business analysts and managers to get results quickly — without expensive enterprise software and steep learning curves. See how easily you can solve optimization, simulation/risk analysis, data mining and text mining models in your browser, tablet, or desktop or cloud spreadsheet — starting for free, and scaling up easily to the largest models. See Analytic Solver® Platform V2016, working with Apache Spark, Tableau, Power BI, and our new RASON® modeling language and REST API, and our SDKs for C#, Java, C++, R and Python you can use to create your own analytics apps. Find your fastest path to real analytics results.

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The General Algebraic Modeling System (GAMS) is a high-level modeling system for mathematical programming and optimization. It consists of a language compiler and a stable of integrated high-performance solvers. GAMS is tailored for complex, large-scale modeling applications, and allows you to build large maintainable models that can be adapted quickly to new situations. Come to our booth to learn more about GAMS or ask for an evaluation license. You can also visit our technology workshop or software demo.

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Georgia Tech Interdisciplinary MS in Analytics Program

The one-year Master of Science in Analytics is an interdisciplinary degree program that leverages the strengths of Georgia Tech in statistics, operations research, computing, and business by combining the world-class expertise of the Scheller College of Business, the College of Computing, and the College of Engineering.

With the Georgia Tech Master’s in Analytics degree, graduates will enter the workplace with the computing, business, statistics, and operations research skills needed to immediately identify, analyze, and solve analytics problems for better business intelligence and decision support.

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Gurobi Optimization is dedicated to helping our users succeed with optimization. We provide the leading math programming solvers, offering best-in-class performance as well as a broad array of tools for developing and deploying optimization applications on top of these solvers. We support all of the most popular programming languages, as well as client-server architectures, cloud computing, and distributed optimization. We also provide outstanding, easy-to-reach support and transparent, no-surprises pricing.”

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IBM is paving the way to the next generation of analytics solutions and platforms, combining descriptive, predictive and prescriptive analytics with the power of cloud and cognitive insights. IBM Decision Optimization, which includes the market-leading IBM CPLEX Optimizer, has helped more organizations drive performance improvements from Prescriptive Analytics than any other company, including 4x as many Edelman Award finalists.  IBM SPSS Predictive Analytics is a market leading family of products, including IBM SPSS Modeler, that puts advanced analytics such as data mining, machine learning, text analytics and more into the hands of  business analysts and data scientists.  Visit the IBM Advanced Analytics booth to learn more.

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The Institute for Advanced Analytics is home of the nation’s first Master of Science in Analytics (MSA). Our mission: to produce the world’s finest analytics professionals. Since 2007, we have provided hundreds of students with the knowledge and skills needed to apply complex methods and tools for large-scale data modeling.

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Business Management Consultant

Lexidyne is a recognized leader in applying simulation technology to solve business problems. Our unique approach utilizes big data analytics and system dynamics to create market virtualizations that can be used to identify, test, and optimize actionable strategies.

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Exceptional ease of use, widest range of capabilities, and flexibility has made LINDO software the tool of choice for thousands of Operations Research professionals across nearly every industry for over 30 years.

LINDO offers a full range of solvers to cover all your optimization needs. The Linear Programming solvers handle million variable/constraint problems fast and reliably. The Quadratic/SOCP/Barrier solver efficiently handles quadratically constrained problems. The Integer solver works fast and reliably with LP, QP and NLP models. The Global NLP solver finds the guaranteed global optimum of non-convex models. The Stochastic Programming solver has a full range of capabilities for planning under uncertainty.

Get all the tools you need to get up and running quickly. LINDO provides a set of versatile intuitive interfaces to suit your modeling preference. What’s best is an add-in to Excel that you can use to quickly build spreadsheet models that managers can use and understand. LINDO has a full featured modeling language for expressing complex models clearly and concisely, and it has links to Excel and databases that make data handling easy. LINDO API is a callable library that allows you to seamlessly embed the solvers into your own applications.

You can pick the best tool for the job based upon who will build the application, who will use it, and where the data reside. Technical support at LINDO is responsive and thorough – whether you have questions about the software or need some guidance on handling a particular application.

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With more than 1,250 customers worldwide, Logility is a leading provider of collaborative, best-of-breed supply chain solutions that help small, medium, large and Fortune 1000 companies realize substantial bottom-line results in record time. Logility Voyager Solutions is a complete supply chain management solution that features a performance monitoring architecture and provides supply chain visibility; demand, inventory and replenishment planning; Sales and Operations Planning (S&OP); supply and inventory optimization; manufacturing planning and scheduling; transportation planning and management; and warehouse management. Logility customers include Fender Musical Instruments, Kraft, Dow Chemical, and VF Corporation.

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Mosaic Data Science is a data science consulting company, building solutions that use real-time and predictive analytics to optimize business decisions. Mosaic has particular expertise in recognizing and capitalizing on complex optimization opportunities. We’re expert at modeling the effects of uncertainties such as weather, market fluctuations, and human decisions on large-scale business processes, especially those having geospatial or network-flow characteristics. We have developed proprietary tools to help us build highly realistic fast-time simulations to support effective modeling, verification, and validation. We have likewise mastered state-of-the art approaches to improving cooperative interactions among semi-autonomous organizations that must support development and deployment of decision support systems.

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The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) delivers world-class geospatial intelligence that provides a decisive advantage to policymakers, warfighters, intelligence professionals and first responders. Anyone who sails a U.S. ship, flies a U.S. aircraft, makes national policy decisions, fights wars, locates targets, responds to natural disasters, or even navigates with a cellphone relies on NGA. NGA enables all of these critical actions and shapes decisions that impact our world through the indispensable discipline of geospatial intelligence (GEOINT). NGA is a unique combination of intelligence agency and combat support agency. It is the world leader in timely, relevant, accurate and actionable GEOINT. NGA enables the U.S. intelligence community and the Department of Defense (DOD) to fulfill the president’s national security priorities to protect the nation. NGA also anticipates its partners’ future needs and advances the GEOINT discipline to meet them. NGA is the lead federal agency for GEOINT and manages a global consortium of more than 400 commercial and government relationships. The director of NGA serves as the functional manager for GEOINT, the head of the National System for Geospatial Intelligence (NSG) and the coordinator of the global Allied System for Geospatial Intelligence (ASG). In its multiple roles, NGA receives guidance and oversight from DOD, the Director of National Intelligence (DNI) and Congress. NGA is headquartered in Springfield, Va. and has two major locations in St. Louis and Arnold, Mo. Hundreds of NGA employees serve on support teams at U.S. military, diplomatic and allied locations around the world.

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Housed in the Department of Industrial Engineering and Management Sciences at Northwestern University, the Master of Science in Analytics (MSiA) is a full-time, 15-month professional master’s degree that immerses students in a comprehensive and applied curriculum exploring the underlying data science, information technology, and business of analytics. Supplemented by an internship and industry supplied projects, graduates of MSiA will be exceptionally well equipped to harness and communicate the full value of data to the organizations they serve.

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Optimization Direct Inc., co-founded by Dr. Robert Ashford, a pioneer in the field of optimization, and Dr. Alkis Vazacopoulos, a leader in the industry, markets IBM® ILOG® CPLEX Optimization Studio®, the world’s leading software product for modeling and optimization. CPLEX Optimization Studio solves large-scale optimization problems and enables better business decisions and resulting financial benefits in areas such as supply chain management, operations, healthcare, retail, transportation, logistics and asset management. It has been applied in sectors as diverse as manufacturing, processing, distribution, retailing, transport, finance and investment.


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Princeton Consultants develops implements and integrates advanced analytics solutions for leaders in a variety of industries. We also offer an advanced analytics quality assurance service through which we review and validate models, and suggest areas for improvement and innovation. Founded in 1980, we are an INFORMS Roundtable member.

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Provalis Research is a leading developer of text analytics software with ground-breaking qualitative and quantitative analysis programs, such as QDA Miner, an innovative mixed-methods qualitative data analysis software; WordStat, a powerful add-on module for computer assisted content analysis and text mining; and Simstat, an easy yet powerful statistical software. One of the most distinctive features of these tools is their interoperability, allowing researchers to integrate numerical and textual data into a single project file and to seamlessly move back and forth between quantitative and qualitative data analysis, as well as to easily explore relationships between numerical and textual data.

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SAS Institute Inc., Education Practice Division

SAS is the leader in business analytics software and services, and the largest independent vendor in the business intelligence market. The SAS® Education Practice works with professors, students, and researchers to support industry partnerships with academia; deliver technology and resources for teaching and learning; and educate students about analytics, business intelligence, and data mining for business advantage. Since 1976, SAS has given academia The Power to Know®.

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Successful organizations today rely on the integrated use of a diverse array of analytic methods. That’s why SAS provides a full spectrum of coordinated analytic capabilities, including data integration, statistics, data and text mining, econometrics and forecasting, operations research (optimization, simulation, and scheduling), visualization, and business intelligence. SAS helps organizations around the world build models, populate them with relevant data and analytic insights, communicate recommended decisions effectively, and surface these capabilities within accessible, business-oriented interfaces. Visit us to see how SAS can help you understand the past and present, anticipate the future, and make better decisions.

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SAS JMP® statistical discovery software from SAS is the tool of choice for scientists, engineers and other data explorers worldwide. JMP links dynamic data visualization with powerful statistics, in memory and on the desktop. Interactive and visual, JMP reveals insights that raw tables of numbers or static graphs tend to hide. JMP simplifies data access, cleanup and processing, and makes it easy to share results. It includes comprehensive capabilities for:

•  Statistical analysis
•  Design of experiments
•  Multivariate analysis
•  Quality and reliability analysis
•  Scripting, graphing and charting, and more

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With more than 200 Nobel Prize winners among the authors of our books and journal articles, it is safe to say that Springer has earned its place among the world’s foremost STM publishers. As an e-first company our editors discover the best authors and help to disseminate their research, while our developers deliver the next big thing in scholarly communications. Our dedicated teams crisscross the globe to get journal articles, books, protocols and other products into the hands of the researchers, librarians and practitioners who need those most.

The Springer Statistics program includes a book and eBook portfolio that comprises major reference works, textbooks, and monographs from the world’s most distinguished authors. Additionally, it publishes many of the most prestigious journals in the field, including a number of fully open access journals.

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The Department of Statistics in partnership with Mays Business School at Texas A&M University offers a MS in Analytics degree which will prepare working managers and professionals to make better informed decisions more quickly to optimize business performance and identify new business opportunities. Courses will be taught at Houston City Centre and via live video around North America in the evenings, offering a convenient two year, part-time program for working professionals. Open to individuals with strong quantitative skills, for example bachelor’s degree holders in the sciences, mathematics, business and engineering fields. We accept pre-questionnaires now for our next fall cohort.

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The Tauber Institute for Global Operations is a joint venture between the University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business and the College of Engineering, and many industry partners to facilitate cross-disciplinary education in global operations management. Well-designed and managed team projects form the cornerstone of the Tauber Institute experience and allow students to apply their knowledge to real world settings. The Tauber Institute has grown to become the premier multidisciplinary operations program in the world and is the proud inaugural winner of the UPS George D. Smith Prize for effective and innovative preparation of students to be good practitioners of operations research, management science, or analytics.

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Experience the fun of two amazing theme parks – Universal Studios(r) and Universal’s Islands of Adventure(r) – spectacular on-site hotels, the unique dining and entertainment of Universal CityWalk, and more. It’s an entire universe of action, thrills, and excitement for every member of the family. Vacation Like You Mean It, at Universal Orlando Resort.

Universal Orlando Resort is a universe of opportunities for people who have a lot to offer. It takes a special kind of person to work at Universal Orlando. We need an individual who knows how to be part of a team, someone with a sense of fun who’s serious about their work. A person who knows it doesn’t take magic to put a smile on a guest’s face… it takes hard work, dedication, knowledge and just the right amount of Universal attitude. Whether you’re serving food, working in an office, maintaining equipment, performing in costume or operating a ride, you won’t just be ‘doing a job.’ You’ll be creating memories for our guests that will last a lifetime. Are YOU that kind of person?

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Webb Mason Analytics (WMA), a division of Webb Mason Marketing, provides world-class big data and data science solutions. WMA offers a full catalog of services, ranging from strategy and business case development, big data technology architecture and implementation, and data science and analytics deployment. Every WMA project starts with a clear definition of how a high ROI will be achieved.  WMA has a proven track record of success across many verticals, including healthcare, transportation, and retail.  WMA has expertise in all the leading enterprise big data and analytics technologies, including cloud infrastructures.  WMA offers a secure, cloud-hosted Analytics Platform, which provides turnkey analytics infrastructure to help accelerate the adoption of analytics in the enterprise.

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Wiley is a global provider of knowledge and knowledge-enabled services that improve outcomes in areas of research, professional practice, and education.