Operations Research (OR) is a science with solid grounds coming from mathematics (graph theory, combinatorial optimization, convex and non convex geometry …), artificial intelligence (A*, constraint programming), local search and other metaheuristics such as evolutionary methods (Genetic Algorithms), simulated annealing or even nature-inspired methods such as ant-colony or swarm particle.
DecisionBrain helped IBM to optimize production operations in order to improve their competitiveness by shortening the cycle time of their semiconductor production.
DecisionBrain was tasked with providing dedicated R&D consulting to significantly reduce the planning software computation time through parallelization”
DecisionBrain was tasked with helping this leading manufacturer automate logistics issues related to the planning of the transportation of auto parts from external suppliers.
DecisionBrain was tasked with implementing an integrated supply chain planning and production scheduling software specially designed for their needs.
DecisionBrain produced a scheduler that applies operational constraints, maximizes order satisfaction and minimizes the color changes and empty masts.
Carhartt, Inc., is a U.S.based apparel company founded in 1889. Traditionally, Carhartt is known for its work clothes; however, recently Carhartt has diversified to add a much larger audience with clothing for everyday casual wear.
In this customer case study, we discuss Serco and DecisionBrain working together to optimize the London Cycle Hire Scheme, one of the largest in the world.
The challenge provided to DecisionBrain was how they could take their engineer field service distribution to higher productivity levels with optimization tools.
If you’re like me and you work in a company that uses Gradle as its build tool, you may have wondered, while writing the build scripts for your project, what exactly should go into that repositories block. And in particular whether or not to include mavenLocal(), and if so where: as the first element? the last one? The short answer is that you don’t want to include it.