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Booth #18

Discover the next big opportunity in your business with disruptive analytics

The AIMMS Prescriptive Analytics Platform helps you evaluate and identify the best options to tackle your most pressing challenges with sophisticated analytics that leverage mathematical modeling and scenarios while pulling from multiple data sources. You can immediately gauge, not just what is likely to happen, but what you should do about it for the best possible outcome.

Whether you seek to improve your strategy, planning, operations or transform your entire supply chain, AIMMS software is the ideal combination of being tailored to your unique situation paired with speed to value (ROI). That’s why teams at Shell, Johnson & Johnson, GE and Heineken and many more fire up AIMMS every day.

With billions of dollars saved driven by more informed decision-making the value is undeniable. The pace of business requires less talk, more action and empowered, confident employees with the right intelligence at their fingertips. If you want high business impact at unprecedented speed, you need AIMMS.

Booth #22

AMPLs 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.

Booth #27

AnyLogic North America, LLC along with The AnyLogic Company is a leading provider of dynamic modeling and simulation tools for business applications with offices in Chicago, IL USA and St. Petersburg, Russia. AnyLogic simulation software, first released in year 2000, is the first and only tool that brings together System Dynamics, Discrete Event, and Agent Based methods within one modeling language and one model development environment. The language of AnyLogic has unmatched flexibility and enables the modeler to capture the complexity and heterogeneity of business, economy and social systems at any desirable level of details to gain deeper insight into interdependent processes going on inside and around the 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.

Booth #15

Bentley University is one of the nation’s leading business schools, dedicated to preparing a new kind of business leader and one with the deep technical skills, the broad global perspective and the high ethical standards required to make a difference in an ever-changing world. Our nationally-ranked, top 10 graduate programs explicitly focus on the transformative power of technology in business, with specializations in areas such as human factors, marketing analytics, and more. That commitment to the future of business includes a Master’s in Business Analytics that prepares graduates for work in business data, and Bentley’s reputation in the Boston and greater New England area means graduates will find their degree worth quite a bit more than the sticker price. With a healthy mix of traditional-aged students and working adults, some with more than 10 years of experience, Bentley gives students a realistic picture of work.

Booth #48

Not everyone is willing to take the risks to solve the big problems. Even fewer are equipped to do so. As the world grows more connected and generates exponentially more data, we’ve dared to embrace those complexities, and grown a team of more than 600 data scientists—one of the largest in the market—who think bigger, push further, and ask the questions others don’t. That’s why we pioneer new data science approaches, draft industry-defining publications, and introduce transformative products to the market. We’re not interested in incremental change. We dare to transform society.

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Booth #34

Capitol Technology University is the only independent institution in Maryland dedicated to engineering, computer science, cybersecurity, IT and business analytics. Capitol offers bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degree programs. All master’s degree programs are offered 100% online. Capitol is accredited by the Commission on Higher Education of the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools. Capitol is designated a CAE in Information Assurance Education by DHS and NSA.

The Ph.D. in Management and Decision Sciences program is designed to prepare accomplished professionals for senior positions in either public or private sectors. The program will provide the student an academic environment to support the development of high-level critical thinking and leadership skills as they relate to management and decision sciences, to develop high-level decision science technical skills, and to provide doctoral level research experience allowing innovative and practical contributions to the management and decision sciences body of knowledge.

Graduates of Capitol Technology University’s Ph.D. program can expect to critically analyze data to identify trends, problems, implications, and validity of data. Graduates will be able to explain the role of technology in the collection and application of data for data-based decision making, demonstrate an understanding of research approaches and interpret and report research findings. Graduates can expect to be hired into senior leadership positions in industry, government and academia, and will be able to create and manage unique solutions for any business decision challenge that may arise. For more information please visit our website: www.captechu.edu.

Booth #6

Deloitte Analytics is the global provider of analytics services and solutions that are focused on delivering business outcomes – not just insights. We help clients achieve the insight-driven advantage with a science-based approach, delivered by professionals who bring deep industry- and issue-focused experience to every engagement.

Deloitte provides industry-leading audit, consulting, tax, and advisory services to 80 percent of the Fortune 500. We work across more than 20 industry sectors to deliver measurable and lasting results, inspire clients to make challenging business decisions with confidence, and help lead the way toward a stronger economy and a healthy society. For more information, visit Deloitte’s U.S. website.

Booth #13

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. Through engagement with Drexel LeBow’s Business Analytics Solutions Center, industry partners receive solutions to business challenges for their organizations through consulting project opportunities, gain access to a talent pipeline of students for internships and employment, and participate in speaking engagements, analytics conferences, and the Center’s annual Analytics 50 recognition of industry leaders.

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Booth #19

Dynamic Ideas LLC is a publisher of scientific books that have quality and originality in the areas of Operations Research and Applied Mathematics. The key objective of our titles is to “educate the next generation.” Many of our books are currently being used as the main textbook in academic courses in some of the finest universities and research institutions in the world.

Booth #32

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.

Booth #2

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.

Booth #28

Frontline Systems is democratizing analytics, enabling business analysts and developers to get results quickly with just a browser, spreadsheet, or programming language, instead of expensive enterprise software with steep learning curves.  See how easily you can solve optimization, simulation/risk analysis, forecasting and data mining problems — starting for free, and scaling up easily to the largest models, using AnalyticSolver.com, Analytic Solver® for desktop Excel, and our RASON® modeling language and REST API.  Use our Solver and XLMiner® SDKs for C#, Java, C++, R and Python to create your own analytics applications.  Find your fastest path to real analytics results.

Booth #35

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.

Booth #36

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.

Booth #46

Critical business decisions can be made with ease when you know what is likely to happen in the future and how you should respond. IBM is paving the way to the next generation of analytics solutions and platforms by combining descriptive, predictive and prescriptive analytics with the power of cloud and cognitive insights. These advanced analytics capabilities provide robust, user friendly platforms aimed at helping you solve even the most complex business and research problems. Visit the IBM Advanced Analytics booth to learn more about our family of offerings.

Booth #20

Lexidyne specializes in analyzing large datasets to establish patient flow dynamics and market structures. These patient level behaviors are then projected to a national level through a virtualized market simulation that provides strategic insights into market leverage points over time. This approach provides our clients with a virtual test bed where they can evaluate the performance of specific combinations of strategies designed to optimize their performance within the market under a variety of conditions

Booth #45

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.

Booth #1

With 1,250 customers worldwide, Logility has provided collaborative supply chain optimization and advanced retail planning solutions for 40+ years. We make “planning optimized” a reality by helping companies of all sizes realize big bottom-line results quickly. Logility Voyager Integrated Business Planning™ (IBP) helps visualize, evaluate and optimize plans for customers, markets, investments and resources to achieve your business goals and drive shareholder value. Logility customers include Kraft Foods, Procter & Gamble, Stanley Black & Decker, J. R. Simplot, Celanese, plus many more.

Booth #44

The mission of the Military Operations Research Society (MORS) is to enhance the quality and effectiveness of classified and unclassified national security operations research and analysis. MORS accomplishes this by conducting an annual Symposium, holding special meetings and workshops, certificate courses and an annual education colloquium for college level students in operations research. The Society also publishes books, reports, a quarterly magazine – PHALANX and a peer reviewed journal – Military Operations Research. MORS is proud to be sponsored by the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, Office of the Secretary of Defense and the Department of Homeland Security. For more information please contact MORS Director of Member Services Eric Kokuma eric.kokuma@mors.org.

Booth #7

MOSIMTEC is a leading modeling and simulation consulting firm assisting clients in making better decisions through the application of advanced decision support tools. The MOSIMTEC team has extensive experience working with best-in-class computer simulation software. MOSIMTEC helps predict outcomes, prescribe actions, and improve operations for clients across various industries. Stop by the MOSIMTEC booth to learn more about our work, our growth, and how we can help make informed decisions.

Booth #33


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.


Booth #41

Advanced analytics remain a crucial lever for uncovering and achieving greater return from your value network. While for years, this has been left in back office “skunkworks”, Opalytics has put advanced analytics within easy reach of the business user through the Opalytics Cloud Platform, an advanced analytics platform built to support better decisions for better results. This happens in two ways: First, Opalytics offers powerful, off the shelf applications that are business user-ready, provide for global collaboration, and are algorithmically robust, based on decades of thought leadership in supply chain analytics by Professor David Simchi-Levi, Chairman and co-founder. Second, the Opalytics Cloud Platform uniquely enables the customized development of industry-specific, company-specific, and/or situation-specific applications that can instantly be deployed to business users with the power of the Opalytics Cloud Platform, delivering scale, security, data visualization, and project collaboration. Off the shelf applications from Opalytics include Predictive Analytics, Network Design, Multi-echelon Inventory Optimization, Transportation Routing and Network Risk.

Booth #9

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.

Booth #3

Palisade Corporation is the maker of the market leading risk and decision analysis software @RISK and the DecisionTools® Suite. Virtually all Palisade software adds in to Microsoft Excel, ensuring flexibility, ease-of-use, and broad appeal across a wide range of industry sectors. Free trial downloads at www.palisade.com.

Booth #17

Founded in 1980, Princeton Consultants blends advanced analytics, data science, software development and management consulting to help industry leaders and fast-growing innovators transform performance. Based on our track record of developing and implementing critical operational systems, we review and improve optimization and predictive analytics models through our quality assurance service. We are a member of the INFORMS Roundtable.

Booth #42

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.

Booth #29 & #31

The effective use of analytics is more important than ever for today’s organizations. The most effective analytics are coordinated, and the best and most complete set of coordinated analytic capabilities comes from SAS. Data integration, statistics, data and text mining, econometrics, and forecasting integrate deeply with operations research features like optimization, simulation, and scheduling. SAS helps organizations around the world build analytic models, populate them with relevant data and insights, communicate recommended decisions effectively, and surface these capabilities within accessible, business-oriented interfaces. See how SAS can help you understand the past and present, anticipate the future, and make better decisions.


Booth #30

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.

Booth #16

Statistica’s big data, advanced analytics, and IoT offerings provide you endless possibilities to innovate your enterprise. Whether it’s uncovering the genetic basis of a disease, reducing hospital readmissions, mitigating financial risk, or ensuring procedural validation, Statistica enables organizations to transform in new and exciting ways. By embedding analytics everywhere and empowering a wider community of citizen data scientists, you’ll accelerate innovation, improve customer experiences, and streamline your enterprise for the future.

Booth #47

Stukent is a leading designer of digital curriculum for higher education. Courseware includes business analytics, media planning, mobile, social media, and digital marketing textbooks, case studies, video lectures, simulations, and projects each with their accompanying professor resources.

Booth #14

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.

Booth #21

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.

Booth #43

We believe data-centricity is essential to the future of business – the ability to analyze “big data” is the key to achieving everything.

Our clients are strategically focused leaders in Fortune 500 companies delivering ROI through data visibility and analytics innovation.

WM Analytics’ data engineers and data scientists leverage the power of big data solutions to help clients meet or exceed big data and analytics objectives and advance through exposure of data-driven results.

Our end-to-end execution services range from strategy roadmaps, capabilities evaluation, coaching, and platform guidance, to technology and analytics application implementation, to staff surge capacity.

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