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Rapid Deployment: Customer Success in 2017
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Our goal is to provide business users with radically rapid analytics. Therefore we deliver business apps, powered by advanced analytics, that help you make better decisions faster.  This is how we do it: Fast development environment and off-the-shelf apps Flexible deployment Efficient Integration of full analytics stack Looking back at 2017, we have made tremendous Read More »

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One Environment for All Your Analytics Needs
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Most supply chain and operations analytics teams struggle with a variety of disconnected tools and technologies to achieve their goal of providing quick answers for their internal or external customers. They use a combination of Alteryx, SQL Server, Excel and Access for data wrangling.   For predictive analytics, they use a combination of Python and R.  Read More »

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Kickstart your Analytics Center of Excellence
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Centers of Excellence (CoE) are often created in a certain areas in order to promote advanced practices throughout the company. In a recent talk sponsored by Analytics India Magazine Bringing the E in Analytics CoE, there is an excellent discussion of the requirements  for a successful Analytics CoE that covers a wide range of topics Read More »

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Swiss Army Knife for Supply Chain Analytics
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The needs of today’s supply chain analytics practitioners extend beyond the basic capabilities of off-the-shelf packages. Changing business requirements and user requests drive the wish for fast flexible answers to questions that cannot be fully anticipated. The Opalytics Cloud platform (OCP) is designed not only to provide off-the-shelf solvers such as network design, multi-echelon inventory Read More »

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Deploying Price and Promotion Optimization
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Our chairman David Simchi-Levi has been involved for a while in cutting edge research and application of price optimization.  As he notes “Identifying the optimal prices for products was once a time-consuming process. That’s changing as businesses start to take advantage of advances in machine learning, increases in computing speed, and greater availability of data.”  He Read More »

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Fast and Furious Analytics
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There is tremendous pressure on analysts to provide answers to crucial business questions using advanced analytics, and then turn them into user friendly solutions. The expectation is that this will happen fast!  However, most of the analytics tools support individual analysis and are hard to turn into useful collaborative  applications. In order to provide dependable Read More »

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Learn more about the New Frontier of Price Optimization
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Our chairman David Simchi-Levi has been involved for a while in cutting edge research and application of price optimization.  As he notes “Identifying the optimal prices for products was once a time-consuming process. That’s changing as businesses start to take advantage of advances in machine learning, increases in computing speed, and greater availability of data.”  He Read More »

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Go Beyond Network Design
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Network design is enjoying a high profile of late because it has become the capability that most companies with mature supply chain practices use to understand their costs, improve performance and plan. Once the practice of using network design is embedded in a company’s process it is used more frequently for making informed decisions. The Read More »

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Fantasy Football Draft Optimizer 2017
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Last year we introduced a Fantasy Football Optimizer powered by Opalytics and allowed anyone interested to test it out. We’re back for year two with the same offer, contact us here if you are interested. There have been a few relatively minor changes from the user’s point of view. Derek Nelson, the optimization expert and former Read More »

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Automating Supply Chain Analytics
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Supply chain analytics span a wide range of applications from strategic network design to production planning, transportation routing, demand planning and many more. In addition, there is a growing need for innovative supply chain analytics capabilities beyond spreadsheets, business Intelligence, and enterprise system reports. One example is price and promotion optimization which links into demand Read More »

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