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The Power of Optimization in Government Agencies (Tuesday, August 7th; 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM


So your agency is using Business Intelligence (BI) and Predictive Analytics (PA)?  The next stage in Analytics Maturity is using Optimization, also called Prescriptive Analytics.   This seminar will help you understand the power of optimization and how you can harness its power for your government agency.  You will get to hear from Industry Expert Steve Sashihara, the author of "Optimization Edge." He will talk about how it can work for you in these trying budgetary times and answer questions on what to consider when acquiring optimization capabilities. We will also show you how other Federal agencies including the Census Bureau and TSA are using optimization.  Finally, we'll talk about developing and deploying analytical decision support solutions based on optimization. Please join us to learn more about how you can leverage the power of Optimization. Find out why many agencies are moving toward optimization tools to meet their federal missions, in constrained budget times,  while being transparent and more efficient with constituents.

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Washington D.C., United States

600 14th Street, NW
Washington D.C.
United States

Time Description
8:30 AM - 9:00 AM Continental Breakfast and Check-In
9:00 AM - 9:10 AM Welcome: Frank Stein, Director, Analytics Solution Center
9:10 AM - 9:50 AM Optimization Edge
Steve Sashihara, Author
9:50 AM - 10:30 AM A Government Perspective
Philip M. Steel, U.S. Census Bureau
10:30 AM - 10:45 AM Break - Light Refreshments Provided
10:45 AM - 11:20 AM Workforce Optimization at the Transportation Security Administration
Joao Gonglaves, IBM Research, Discrete Optimization
11:20 AM - 11:55 AM Additional Case Studies in Optimization
Jeremy Bloom, IBM Software Group, Commerce
11:55 AM - 12:00 PM Conclusion: Frank Stein, Director, Analytics Solution Center