Industry Related Sites
These are sites we have reviewed and believe to provide useful information to those interested in AI, OR, quantitative disciplines and software development practices. Specific endorsements [from us], if any, will be explicitly stated in the site's description.
· Operations Research
The Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS) is the largest professional society in the world for professionals in the field of operations research (O.R.). It was established in 1995 with the merger of the Operations Research Society of America (ORSA) and The Institute of Management Sciences (TIMS).
OA provides innovative software solutions to Fortune 100 companies around the world combining state-of-the-art technology and operations management consulting with rigorous software engineering standards. OA solutions operate at more than 100 sites worldwide.
The University of Texas at Austin
Operations Research and Industrial Engineering
The Operations Research and Industrial Engineering Program, part of the Department of Mechanical Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin, offers programs leading to MS and PhD degrees.
American Statistical Association
The American Statistical Association (ASA) is a scientific and educational society founded in 1839 to promote excellence in the application of statistical science across the wealth of human endeavor.
· Software Development and
CFD Software - Discrete Element Modeling
Heat Transfer & Flow Consulting - System Optimization & Component Design - CAE involving fluids, materials and manufacturing processes. Material processing: glass, ceramics, plastics, metals, chemicals and pharmaceuticals.
ColumbuSoft provided accounting solutions from 1982 to around 2010. Accounting For Clipper, released in 1991, was a successful software package for MS-DOS developers requiring source code. Accounting For Delphi was written in 1995 to take full advantage of the power of Delphi and the GUI environment of MS Windows.
iSeries (AS400) Tools
Home for iSeries (AS400) software downloads. This site has examples (source) of many utilities that use APIs and procedures. Most of them are written with Free Format RPG IV/ILE.
MindStorm Computer Consultancy
Burt Johnson is a the chief consultant and a developer of state-of-the-art computer systems for business and scientific applications. MindStorm's specialty is business, scientific and system software applications under Mac and Windows, developed with Java and C/C++. [Burt is now retired.]
PerfTestPlus: Software Performance Testing, Training and Info
PerfTestPlus makes software testing industry expertise available to organizations wanting to push their testing beyond "state-of-the-practice" to "state-of-the-art." Company also offers a variety of general software support services.
Ward Systems Group
Since 1988, Ward Systems Group® has assisted thousands of customers building their neural network predictive systems. The WSG customer list looks like the Fortune 500, and the artificial intelligence divisions of these companies routinely rely of WSG personnel for advice and assistance.
· Technology Consulting
The RFP Database
The RFPdb was created to solve one simple problem: the lack of free and publicly accessible centralized locations to search for and share RFPs on the Internet. The goal of this site is to provide a public site for organizations to post their Requests for Proposals to a centralized location that will garner multiple qualified responses.