Clémerin and Optimization Direct partner to promote artificial intelligence business solutions

April 10 2018

Santiago, Chile and Harrington Park, NJ USA.
Partnership to promote artificial intelligence business solutions built on top of IBM SPSS Software, IBM Watson Studio & Data Science Experience, and IBM CPLEX Optimization Studio.

Optimization Direct and Clémerin have partnered to provide advanced machine learning solutions and consulting services to help companies leverage the new opportunities and challenges the digital economy is bringing up to them.

Optimization Direct will combine its decision optimization experience and knowledge with Clémerin’s machine learning capabilities and experience to offer a unique set of customizable solutions that will deliver measurable business impact in many diverse applications in the fields of marketing, sales, finance and operations. The new solutions leverages deep industry knowledge and sophisticated models for continuous and batch-learning as well as models that optimize business decisions. The combined effort is strongly based on IBM's Analytics platform and technologies.

“Optimization Direct’s optimization capabilities combined with the IBM platform will enable us to enrich our current predictive analytics solutions with a new value added layer on top of it, which perfectly fits our customers’ business needs. We believe that our ability to combine strong optimization capabilities with tailored machine learning models provide a strong ROI and unique competitive advantage to our customers” says Andres Wagner, CEO of Clémerin.

Robert Ashford CEO of Optimization Direct says “Combining our software expertise with Clémerin’s expertise and the arsenal of Optimization modeling and solving tools from IBM will enable us to deliver powerful enterprise grade solutions to our clients”. Robert adds “The new solutions that we are developing together have already been recognized by Artificial Intelligence experts in academia and are gaining strong interest from some of the most important across industries.”



About Clémerin

Clémerin SpA, co-founded by Andres Wagner, is helping their clients to improve their ability to make smarter decisions that create value for the business. Clémerin helps their clients in converting their data into relevant information for decision making, through an applied consultative approach, the use of the right Big Data and Data Science business technologies. Clémerin delivers full advisory and implementation services around Analytics and Big Data initiatives, enabling clients to accelerate the adoption of these new technologies by guiding them through the journey and overcome the many different challenges while transitioning the path. Clémerin markets a carefully selected set of analytical enterprise tools available in the market, through partnerships with world's leading technology companies.

For more information, please visit www.clemerin.com

About Optimization Direct

Optimization Direct Inc., co-founded by Dr. Robert Ashford, a pioneer in the field of optimization, and Dr. Alkis Vazacopoulos, a leader in the industry, markets IBM®ILOG® CPLEX Optimization Studio®, the world's leading software product for modeling and optimization.

CPLEX Optimization Studio* solves large-scale optimization problems and enables better business decisions and resulting financial benefits in areas such as supply chain management, operations, healthcare, retail, transportation, logistics and asset management. It has been applied in sectors as diverse as manufacturing, processing, distribution, retailing, transport, finance and investment.

CPLEX Optimization Studio is an analytical decision support toolkit for rapid development and deployment of optimization models using mathematical and constraint programming. It combines an integrated development environment (IDE) with the powerful Optimization Programming Language (OPL) and high-performance ILOG CPLEX optimizer solvers. CPLEX Optimization Studio enables clients to:

  • Optimize business decisions with high-performance optimization engines.
  • Develop and deploy optimization models quickly by using flexible interfaces and prebuilt deployment scenarios.
  • Create real-world applications that can significantly improve business outcomes.

Optimization Direct has partnered with and entered into a technology licensing and distribution agreement with IBM. By combining the founders' industry and software experience and IBM's CPLEX Optimization Studio product with the arsenal of Optimization modeling and solving tools from IBM provides customers the most powerful capabilities in the industry.

For more information about Optimization Direct contact:
Dr. Alkis Vazacopoulos