From 'Academic Building Blocks' to Enterprise Optimization in Supply Chain Management

Wednesday, September 25, 2002 - 9:30am - 10:20am
Keller 3-180
Imbedding Optimization within the workflow at an enterprise level is the current challenge in supply chain management. This is particularly difficult not only because of the data and user challenges, but also because the available intellectual property in OR/MS literature is in 'simple building blocks' to begin with. This talk will discuss one approach to bridging this very wide gap.