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The Magic of notebooks
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Traditionally applications were developed and released in long development cycles. Any changes were compiled and prioritized for the next release. With the advent of cloud computing the cycle was shortened as it alleviated the need to install a new release on many end machines but was still a similar process. In the last few years, emerging Read More »

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AMPL Models Come to Life with Opalytics
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Boston, MA. – April 18th, 2018 – Opalytics, a cloud platform provider for rapid deployment of analytics, and AMPL, a leading provider of optimization software since 1981, have collaborated to create an AMPL Connector for Opalytics to immediately deploy applications developed with the AMPL modeling system on the Opalytics Cloud Platform. The AMPL modeling language is the premier tool for Read More »

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The Intelligent Supply Chain
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There is a large increase in the use advanced analytics for enhanced decision making which is motivated by the explosion of data in both numeric and non-numeric forms as well as the power of cloud computing which makes the use of machine learning on large and streaming data sets possible. The intelligent supply chain describes Read More »

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Subway Card Loading Optimization
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No one likes to waste time having to stop by the vending machine to reload their subway card and risk being stuck in line when the next train arrives. Have you ever wondered what would be the best strategy to reload your subway card? How do you minimize the number of times you have to do Read More »

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There is more than one Platform
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Many times customers balk at the idea of a proprietary vendor platform. They believe the already have plenty of platforms and would also like everything to run from one platform central platform. As Gartner’s Bill Swanton notes in a recent blog that You Can’t Buy a Digital Business Technology Platform there is no such thing as one Read More »

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Machine Learning Day Event
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Mark Wells our VP Business Development and Peter Cacioppi our Chief Scientist will be presenting “Price and Promotion Optimization in a Python-based Analytics Environment” at Machine Learning Day , an event sponsored by the University of Cincinnati Carl Linder College of Business on February 14, 2018  7:30 AM – 4:15 PM at the Sharonville Convention Center (directions) This demonstration illustrates Read More »

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Data Science Revolution
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We recently recruited a highly talented and accomplished young graduate. Other than summer internships, Opalytics will be his first job. We had some concerns during the recruitment process, as the graduate had the sort of background that provided a lot of choices – solid Operations Research education, programming experience, and bilingual. Between relocating, company size, Read More »

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Network Design Book- Back in Print with Examples on Opalytics
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The classic text, Supply Chain Network Design , has been re-released!  All supply chain professionals need to understand this discipline. This essential resource covers the theory and practice in a way that ensures that the reader will be successful in practice by referencing practical examples that have been updated to work with the Opalytics Network Read More »

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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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