Technical blog

When to (not) use mavenLocal() in your Gradle build script

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.


IBM Beacon Award 2018 Finalist

In 2018 DecisionBrain’s Bike Sharing Solution was a finalist at the IBM Beacon Award for Outstanding Analytics Solution.

The IBM Beacon awards are given to IBM’s Business Partners, as a recognition for developing exceptional solutions and cutting-edge innovation.

ROADEF event


ROADEF rewarded DecisionBrain twice with ‘Les pros de la RO’ for the best OR project of the year:

In 2018 for our Bike Sharing Solution
In 2015 for Multi-Vessel Optimization and Load Sequencing for Port of Hong-Kong (HIT) and Port of Shenzhen (YICT)

Read about DecisionBrain participation at ROADEF 2020

ROADEF event


DecisionBrain participated as a Partner Company at ROADEF 2020 in Montpellier. ROADEF (Société Française de Recherche Opérationnelle et d’Aide à la Décision) is an association created in 1901 with the purpose of promoting the development of Operational Research and Decision Aid (RO / AD) in France, disseminating knowledge and fostering its teaching through continuing training.

Cash flow

DecisionBrain to Implement a Cash Flow Forecast Solution for a Leading Retail Company

DecisionBrain is glad to announce that it has been selected by a leading french retailer, to develop a solution to predict short and mid-term cash flows at a store and aggregate level, allowing optimal treasury management.

“In this challenging new project, we will apply our know-how in machine learning to face a recurrent challenge in the retail industry.”

Filippo Focacci
CEO DecisionBrain

Call center

DecisionBrain to Develop a Workforce Tactical and Operational Planning Solution for a Call Center Provider

DecisionBrain is glad to announce that it has been selected by a call center provider to develop a workforce tactical and operational planning solution.

In order to maximize productivity and minimize unmet demand, the solution will optimally plan daily activities and will look at the workload for the upcoming weeks to propose optimal hiring, absences as well as ideal employees skills profile.

US Offices

DecisionBrain Continues Global Expansion with Launch of U.S. Subsidiary

Following an exciting conclusion to 2019 with the announcement of a strategic partnership with IBM DOC 4.0, DecisionBrain continues its expansion in 2020 by announcing the opening of a new US subsidiary. This marks the fourth international location for DecisionBrain with offices in Paris, Montpellier and Hong Kong.

“This is a very exciting time for our team,” said Filippo Focacci CEO of DecisionBrain “ Establishing our US subsidiary will help us solidify our presence in the US market. The solutions we delivered since we started in 2012 have proven that we can make a significant difference for manufacturing, workforce and logistics enterprises with advanced analytics and optimization. We will also be attending and exhibiting at several US-based conferences; INFORMS in Denver, THINK 2020 in San Francisco and more.”

Apparel manufacturer

DecisionBrain Launches a Workforce Scheduling Solution based on Advanced Optimization Methods

DecisionBrain introduces Dynamic Scheduler , a flexible yet powerful mobile workforce scheduling tool. Building on the experience of working with leading facility service and field service management companies,

DecisionBrains solution leverages the most advanced optimization techniques to maximize productivity, minimizes travel time and idle time while improving SLA adherence. All in a modern and intuitive user interface. Dynamic Scheduler can be deployed on premise or on the cloud and, thanks to DecisionBrain proprietary DOC platform, it can be easily customized to any customer specific need. The solution has proven to improve workforce productivity by 20%-30%.