Generate, Test, Next: Computational Principles That Support Important Decision Technologies

Most folks involved in Sales and Operations Planning (S&OP) for supply chain management have heard the terms “optimization” or “linear programming” with regards to supply planning and have cringed at the sound. Over the past few years a new “cringe” worthy term has emerged – “machine learning” which is sometimes used with the term predictive

By |2019-04-13T23:10:00-04:00July 7th, 2015|General Topics, S&OP|

7 Simple Steps to Optimize the Scheduler’s World

The term ‘optimization’ can and does have different meanings to different groups. For the folks who build and develop scheduling algorithms, creating the best schedule is defined in terms of cost criteria – perfectly logical. For business settings (from manufacturing to hospitals) optimization refers to the entire process. Let’s look at the scheduler’s world to

By |2019-04-13T23:10:01-04:00June 25th, 2015|General Topics|

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