IBM Decision Optimization Virtual User Group Meeting: Supply Chain Optimizer (SCO) – a Decision Optimization Center based Solution for Supply Chain Management

Join us for IBM Decision Optimization Virtual User Group Meeting: Supply Chain Optimizer (SCO) – a Decision Optimization Center based Solution for Supply Chain Management Date: Feb 24, 2016 Time: 7:30 AM – 8:30 AM (Pacific Time) Hosted by: Kitte Knight (IBM) Presented by: Maximilian Lorse (X-Integrate), Marc Arnoldussen (X-Integrate) Register for this event at: […]

What language locales can be used for IBM SPSS Statistics on a Macintosh operating system and why you can get warning # 853

Often we are asked what code page locale languages can be used for IBM SPSS Statistics software installed on Apple Macintosh OSX systems and why you can get warning # 853 when you use SET LOCALE command on SPSS Syntax. See our detailed answer with screenshots for this question on Technote 1975240. You will also […]

docplex: Cplex Modeling for Python

Try out our new offering CPLEX modeling for Python(docplex), an open source project on pypi and github. Key advantages Easily formulate your optimization models and solve them with DOcloud solve service or CPLEX local solver. Access to free solve capabilities to discover this new API is made easy thanks to our cloud free trial and […]

IBM Decision Optimization Virtual User Group Meeting: IBM Decision Optimization for Sales and Operations Planning on January 27th, 2016

IBM ILOG Optimization Virtual User Group Meetings provide you with updated and useful information about our products and how you can get the best value for your organization from our optimization technology and solutions. These meetings are being held electronically with presentations by our product management and development subject matter experts. The sessions will run […]

Upgrade to our latest release of CPLEX Optimization Studio 12.6.3

IBM ILOG CPLEX Optimization Studio provides the most efficient way of building models for mathematical programming, constraint programming and constraint-based scheduling, in order to tackle complex optimization problems such as planning and scheduling. Upgrade to our latest version of IBM ILOG CPLEX Optimization Studio 12.6.3, details to download are provided here http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg24041278 You can also […]

IBM Cognos Analytics

The highly anticipated next generation of IBM Cognos BI, code named Titan, was revealed at the IBM Insight 2015 conference in October. Excitement is high, and there are many questions about this highly touted offering, officially named IBM Cognos Analytics. Key areas of product redesign include a new portal and user interface with more capabilities […]

IBM Exam and Certification Q&A

Question: Is there a one to one relationship between an IBM certification exam and an IBM certification? Answer:As a general rule, the answer is yes. However, not always. Some certifications require that multiple exams be taken and passed in order to earn the certification. Question: How can I find a list of available IBM exams […]

How to run a SPSS Statistics Production job from command line on Macintosh without the need to launch SPSS?

You work with IBM SPSS Statistics 23.x installed on a Apple Macintosh OSX like 10.10 Yosemite or higher. On the help system topic: Help > Core System > Production jobs you find the chapter: “Running production jobs from a command line” with the text below: “Command line switches enable you to schedule production jobs to […]

Featured Course: P8221/J1221 IBM Cognos Controller: Develop Applications (v10.2) – Now Available

Course overview During the IBM Cognos Controller: Develop Applications (v10.2) course, clients will: learn how to set up a Controller application and effectively use Controller in their organization’s consolidation process design and generate financial reports using Controller Changes that make this new course necessary The course manual and related lab environment now use Microsoft Excel […]

Is IBM SPSS Statistics 23 supported on Apple Macintosh OSX 10.11 (El Capitan)?

Recently, a new operating system – Macintosh OSX 10.11 El Capitan – was released by Apple. IBM SPSS Technical Support got questions if our current release IBM SPSS Statistics 23 is supported and compatible on the new Apple OSX. Our Development tested SPSS Statistics 23 on 10.11 and the answer is: yes. Release SPSS 23 […]

IBM Decision Optimization on Cloud: CPLEX-driven optimization

IBM Decision Optimization on Cloud provides the power of IBM CPLEX Optimizers in a self-serve cloud environment. It includes the DropSolve drag-and-drop interface to solve models of various formats online, the Decision Optimization on Cloud API to embed CPLEX Optimizers on cloud in any application, documentation and samples, and a community where operations research experts […]

StatisticsB (Statistics Server Batch Facility) to display Version, Locale and UNICODE mode used on IBM SPSS Statistics Server quickly

For troubleshooting IBM SPSS Statistics Server issues it is often necessary to find out on which version locale and unicode mode your Statistics Server installation is running. An easy way to find this information quickly is to use STATISTICSB (Statistics Server Batch Facility) in interactive mode from the prompt. The Batch Facility is normally intended […]