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Accenture Completes Acquisition of OPS Rules

Posted by Edith Simchi-Levi on Thu, May 26, 2016 @ 05:31 PM

Accenture has completed its acquisition of OPS Rules, a boutique analytics consulting company that specializes in the application of data science to create supply chain and operations analytics solutions. The acquisition enhances Accenture’s machine learning and operations analytics capabilities that can be used to develop innovative and transformational solutions for clients across industries.

In addition to joining Accenture Analytics, OPS Rules will be a part of Accenture’s Data Science Center of Excellence (CoE), a global innovation team that focuses on solving immediate and complex client problems through advanced analytics approaches, including machine and deep learning. While in the CoE, OPS Rules will be focused on developing pioneering analytics solutions that can help clients to establish more effective supply chain and manufacturing operations. 

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Accenture to acquire OPS Rules

Posted by Edith Simchi-Levi on Mon, May 09, 2016 @ 05:47 PM

Accenture is expanding its machine learning and operations analytics capabilities by acquiring OPS Rules, a boutique analytics consulting company that specializes in the application of data science to create supply chain and operations analytics solutions. When the acquisition is completed, Accenture will add new operations analytics professionals to its team that apply machine learning and optimization techniques to develop fresh and innovative analytics approaches for clients across many industries. Read the press release

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OPS Rules Named As a Gartner "Cool Vendor in Digital Commerce, 2016"

Posted by Edith Simchi-Levi on Fri, Apr 29, 2016 @ 01:59 PM

Waltham MA, April 29th 2016;  OPS Rules, the leading analytics and optimization firm focused on helping companies identify and capture hidden opportunities in their supply chains and operating models, announced that it has been named a "Cool Vendor" in the Gartner, Inc. "Cool Vendors in Digital Commerce, 2016" report, published on April 22nd, 2016. Gartner, Inc., a research and advisory firm, identifies new "Cool Vendors" in key technology and services areas every year. 

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Tags: Analytics, Price optimization, Gartner, dynamic pricing

OPS Rules presenting at RPI Frontiers in Supply Chain and Analytics Symposium

Posted by Edith Simchi-Levi on Tue, Apr 12, 2016 @ 06:01 PM

On Wednesday, April 20, 2016, the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, N.Y. will host the Frontiers in Supply Chain and Analytics Symposium.

Digitization and analytics are transforming manufacturing and industrial supply chains in very fundamental ways. Understanding these changes and the effective strategies to harness the opportunities offered by these changes are critical for business executives. In this one-day symposium, hosted by the Lally School of Management at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI), attendees will hear and learn from executives with broad experience in supply chain management and analytics in multiple industries on issues and challenges faced by firms as they adapt to these technological shifts.

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Tags: Analytics, Supply chain analytics

The New Frontier in Price Optimization - Webinar on May 4th

Posted by Edith Simchi-Levi on Tue, Apr 05, 2016 @ 11:38 AM

Retail is fast evolving into a complex multi-channel highly competitive environment. Sellers are faced with various business constraints, including the inability to conduct extensive experimentation, limited inventory, and high demand uncertainty. These companies are already lean so there is not much room to cut costs. So how can retailers in this environment maximize revenue while maintaining demand for the products? How can sellers leverage accessible data, online experiments, and new analytic technologies to increase revenue and improve margins?

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Tags: Price optimization

IndustryWeek publishes Mike Romeri on Unhealthy Data

Posted by Edith Simchi-Levi on Wed, Mar 09, 2016 @ 02:36 PM

On March 8th 2016, IndustryWeek published Mike Romeri's Improving Your Data's Health is Nothing to Sneeze At! 

IndustryWeek is a publication that focuses on manufacturing and industrial companies, trends, technologies, lean leadership, workforce best practices and production. 

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Tags: Analytics, Data, Control Towers

David Simchi-Levi interviewed in Avnet's Supply Chain Navigator

Posted by Edith Simchi-Levi on Tue, Feb 23, 2016 @ 02:51 PM

The Winter 2016 issue of Avnet's Supply Chain Navigator includes a one-on-one interview with renowned author, MIT professor, entrepreneur and supply chain consultant Dr. David Simchi-Levi. In this exclusive Q&A, Dr. Simchi-Levi shares his unique insights on a range of topics including supply chain risk, machine learning and why it isn't always advisable for supply chain professionals to follow their gut. Read More

Tags: Analytics, Supply chain analytics, Price optimization

APICS Selects OPS Rules as "Leader of Leaders"

Posted by Edith Simchi-Levi on Fri, Jan 29, 2016 @ 02:25 PM

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Tags: Analytics, Supply Chain Complexity, Internet of Things, APICS

OPS Rules Cited by Gartner in Market Guide for Supply Chain Strategy & Operations Consulting

Posted by Edith Simchi-Levi on Tue, Jan 19, 2016 @ 09:30 AM

OPS Rules has been cited in Gartner’s January 2016 Market Guide for Supply Chain Strategy & Operations Consulting.  The report cited OPS Rules in the category of a Specialist provider offering supply chain strategy and operations consulting. OPS Rules addresses areas such as Supply chain strategy development,  Supply chain network design modeling,  SKU portfolio rationalization and complexity reduction, Supply chain Segmentation and Supply chain cost-to-serve.  

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Tags: Analytics, operations rules, Gartner

David Simchi-Levi to present at NESCON

Posted by Edith Simchi-Levi on Tue, Jul 14, 2015 @ 02:39 PM

OPS Rules Chairman and MIT Professor David Simchi-Levi will be presenting at the 2015 New England Supply Chain Conference & Exhibition (NESCON) on Monday October 5th, 2015 at the Best Western Royal Plaza Hotel & Trade Center in Marlborough, Massachusetts. 

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Tags: Supply Chain Risk Management, risk exposure index, supply chain risk