Prescriptive analytics provides organizations with recommendations around optimal actions to achieve business objectives such as customer service, profits, and operational efficiency. Prescriptive analytics solutions use optimization technology to solve complex decisions with millions of decision variables, constraints and trade-offs. They provide prescriptive insights whether you want to decide on a configuration, a design, a plan or a schedule.
IBM Decision Optimization is a family of prescriptive analytics offerings that helps organizations solve their toughest decision-making problems by providing tools to convert business problems to optimization models. IBM Decision Optimization provides powerful optimization engines that help solve a variety of optimization models.
Predictive analytics brings together advanced analytics capabilities to help organizations discover patterns in data and go beyond knowing what has happened to anticipating what is likely to happen next.