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2014-01-09 04:20:14

'S-HERTOGENBOSCH, The Netherlands, January 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Quintiq [http://www.quintiq.com ], a global leader in supply chain planning and optimization (SCP&O), has set 98 world records in solving the Flexible Job Shop Scheduling Problem (FJSSP). This achievement follows the vehicle routing [http://www.quintiq.com/optimization/vrptw-world-records.html ] world records set by the team earlier in 2013. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130328/606756...

2013-12-19 23:25:41

Frontline Systems is shipping Analytic Solver Platform V2014, featuring a new, powerful facility for multi-dimensional analytic modeling in Excel. Incline Village, NV (PRWEB) December 19, 2013 Frontline Systems is shipping Version 2014 of its Solvers for Excel, including its new flagship integrated product, Analytic Solver Platform -- featuring a new, powerful facility for multi-dimensional analytic modeling in Excel. V2014 also includes new versions of Risk Solver Platform, the leading...

2013-12-17 16:25:50

CATONSVILLE, Md., Dec. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS(®)) proudly announces the six finalist organizations that will compete for the 2014 INFORMS Franz Edelman Prize. The Prize is the world's most prestigious recognition for excellence in applying advanced analytics to benefit business and humanitarian outcomes. This year's finalists are: 1. Twitter, with Stanford University, for "The 'Who to Follow' System...

2013-12-16 23:20:32

Howard University Health Sciences Simulation Center in Washington D.C. uses advanced, network enabled digital video acquisition and distribution designed by Human Circuit. GAITHERSBURG, Md., (PRWEB) December 16, 2013 Human Circuit announced the completion of a medical simulation center at Howard University in Washington DC that integrates easy to use wireless control and monitoring with a sophisticated HDbase T video routing system. The system is designed to maximize the full potential...

2013-12-10 23:31:53

For buyers of inventory accounting services, negotiation power primarily improved in the three years to 2013 as competition among suppliers increased and substitute products and services became more accessible. To help procurement professionals make better buying decisions, business intelligence firm IBISWorld has added a report on the procurement of Inventory Accounting Services to its growing collection of procurement research reports. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) December 10, 2013 Buyers of...

2013-12-04 23:31:47

Performance Consulting Associates, one of North America’s Premier Reliability Improvement Consulting Firms, today announced an updated version of its Work Management Reliability Simulation. This Training Tool Facilitates Organizational Change by Introducing and Reinforcing Best Practices in Maintenance Planning and Scheduling and MRO Materials Management. Duluth, GA (PRWEB) December 04, 2013 “Best–in-class” companies must have superior tools available to foster an effective...

Unique Simulation-based Training And Experimentation Unveiled
2013-12-03 14:01:17

Office of Naval Research A unique system that merges the virtual and real worlds to train Sailors for combat scenarios was unveiled Dec. 2 in Orlando. The Office of Naval Research (ONR) is demonstrating the Fleet Integrated Synthetic Training/Testing Facility (FIST2FAC) at the Interservice/Industry Training, Simulation and Education Conference, commonly referred to as I/ITSEC. Chief of Naval Research Rear Adm. Matthew L. Klunder will discuss FIST2FAC and training technologies for the...

2013-12-02 23:25:18

Silicon Valley technology company MVE Systems, Inc. and Philippine partner Game Services Group, Inc. announced today that the Philippine Navy has licensed their MVE Software Defined Simulator, MVE SDS, placing the revolutionary training and simulation platform in the training and strategy initiatives of the Philippine military. Palo Alto, CA (PRWEB) December 02, 2013 Silicon Valley technology company MVE Systems, Inc., a Palo Alto based software company that develops mobile and internet...

2013-12-02 21:36:36

All drivers know from personal experience that they must keep their eyes on the road when driving through curves. But how exactly does looking at the road guide the car through the curve? Cognitive scientist Otto Lappi's dissertation at the University of Helsinki's Faculty of Behavioural Sciences reveals new crucial aspects of eye movements in curve driving. The starting point of the research was the article "Where we look when we steer", originally published in Nature in 1994, and the...

2013-12-01 23:03:44

GiftLogic Inventory Style Matrix eases data entry requirements associated with adding clothing items to inventory. Englewood, FL (PRWEB) December 01, 2013 GiftLogic recently added a new Inventory Style Matrix feature to its point of Sale software. Designed with retailers who sell clothing, shoes, candles or other items in different sizes and colors, this new feature dramatically improves the data entry process. According to a spokesperson from GiftLogic, "Instead of manually entering...