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The latest company news from OptTek Systems, Inc.

OptTek Seeks Wider Audience

OptTek Systems, Inc. has engaged CANA Advisors to develop new sales channels for the OptDef™, OptForce® and OptQuest® software product suite. By exploring new ways to expose OptTek product applications into international government channels, U.S. Federal, and domestic commercial market domains, CANA will support OptTek in capturing new business opportunities. Providing business introductions to current…

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Focusing on Metrics

Whether an organization assembles data to fill a report, uses basic analytics to calculate ratios and rates, or implements sophisticated algorithms to identify and understand uncertain employee behavior, it is important to be able to visualize results in ways that enhance decision-making. To complement its own dashboard, OptForce is now integrated with Tableau to enable…

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How Will You Shape Your Workforce

As analytics, workforce science, and big data emerge in the world of human resources, the ability to leverage technology is driving innovations that may alter their approach to managing talent. Traditionally, corporate financial executives have performed workforce planning, identified workforce requirements, and tasked human resources with finding the talent. And if serious analytics were to…

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OptTek Receives $500,000 Federal Award

Missile Defense Agency Grants Phase II Enhancement Small Business Innovative Research Award OptTek Systems, Inc., was awarded a Phase II Enhancement Small Business Innovative Research (SBIR) contract by the United States Missile Defense Agency to continue to develop optimization methods and enabling software for simulation modeling. Simulation models are available to formulate and analyze a…

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OptTek Named by Gartner as a Cool Vendor in HCM

Vendors selected for the “Cool Vendor” report are innovative, impactful and intriguing OptTek Systems, Inc., has been recognized as a Gartner Cool Vendor in Human Capital Solution Software for 2012. The report was published by James Holincheck, Thomas Otter and Jeff Freyermuth on April 26, 2012. Companies that are selected are evaluated as innovative, impactful, and…

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OptTek Awarded Optimization Prototype Development

OptTek Systems, Inc., was awarded a $590,000 subcontract to CAS, Inc. a subsidiary of The Wyle Corporation to determine the best optimization engine approach and design and develop an optimization prototype to be used as a test platform for optimization studies. The optimization engine prototype shall include a user interface, a structure for the objective…

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OptTek Receives Subcontract Project to Develop Optimization Technologies

OptTek Systems, Inc., was awarded a subcontract to The Aegis Technologies Group to conduct systems engineering: needs identification, requirements documentation generation, and system level analysis and design, to identify novel solutions to address Modeling and Simulation (M&S) needs for the Missile Defense Agency (MDA). Simulation models are available to formulate and analyze a wide variety…

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Fred Glover Awarded Prestigious INFORMS IMPACT Prize

Fred Glover helped pioneer the field of metaheuristics (which he himself named) with his introduction of Scatter Search in his 1977 Decision Sciences paper, “Heuristics for Integer Programming Using Surrogate Constraints.” Over the next ten years he continued his work in this nascent field, ultimately formalizing his revolutionary Tabu Search algorithm in his 1987 Computers…

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