Empower business decision-makers with analytics

IBM® Decision Optimization Center provides a configurable platform to support business decision-makers such as scientists, developers, analysts, planners and schedulers. It uses powerful analytics to solve tough planning and scheduling challenges, reducing the effort, time and risk associated with tailored, business improvement solutions. Deploy the platform to make smarter decisions and improve ROI by combining data and analytics with cutting-edge optimization technology.


Make practical, shareable decisions

Turn data insights into business action using prescriptive analytics capabilities.

Simplify with IBM ILOG® CPLEX solvers

Discover fast, highly reliable solutions with IBM enterprise-class optimization.

Drive user adoption with modern UI

Enhance application quickly with ready-to-use components and built-in visualization.

Reduce time and cost to deliver applications

Work with an open, standards-based architecture and easily map databases into application data tables.

Deploy anywhere

Move quickly from proof-of-concept to production, on the cloud or on premises with multiple deployment options.

Use profile-based role management

Manage access to application functionality based on user profiles.



Introduction to IBM Decision Optimization Center

Build and deploy analytical decision support applications at speed and scale.

Features of IBM Decision Optimization Center

Explore key features that enable you to create, deploy and maintain scalable decision support applications.

Scheduling application built with Decision Optimization Center

Watch a demo of an aircraft engine maintenance scheduling application using Decision Optimization Center.

Running a business application based on Decision Optimization Center

Start the key services needed to run a Decision Optimization Center Application.


Build Scalable Optimization Solutions

Learn how to build scalable optimization solutions quickly and deploy anywhere efficiently.

Optimization and Decision Support Design Guide

Download an IBM Redbooks® publication about optimization and decision support best practices, architecture, deployment scenarios and more.

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Product documentation

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Detailed system requirements

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Product lifecycle

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Empower decision-makers with smarter, better decisions