• September 01, 2016 | Zoetermeer / Amsterdam

    Smart Industry: increased efficiency, greater customer satisfaction and lower product defects.

    ORTEC, a leading specialist in Big Data Analytics, and Koning & Hartman, a unique technology company that specializes in integrated network solutions and smart technologies for companies in the Telecom, Manufacturing and Infrastructure sector, have partnered up to release a joint Smart Industry offering.

  • August 17, 2016 | Amsterdam / Zoetermeer

    Data Dates: bringing together Big Data Startups and Investors

    We’re pleased to announce that we’re organizing a matchmaking session for Big Data startups and investors at Amsterdam Capital Week, a vibrant event that provides 2000+ startups with access to more than 500 investors. 

  • August 17, 2016 | Zoetermeer

    ORTEC's Pricing and Supply Chain expert Arnoud Kuiper attends "BNR Gangmakers" to discuss the topic of Dynamic Pricing

    Tonight (Wednesday, August 17 at 19.00), our Retail, Pricing and Supply Chain expert Arnoud Kuiper will attend the radio show "BNR Gangmakers" to discuss the topic of Dynamic Pricing.

  • July 14, 2016 | Zoetermeer

    ORTEC Team to compete in finals MOPTA Challenge

    Three ORTEC trainees teamed up to participate in the Annual AIMMS/MOPTA Optimization Modeling Competition. We are pleased to announce that they have been selected as finalists based on their meticulous work on the competition problem ‘Multi-objective Network Disruption’. The team will present their solution at the 2016 MOPTA Conference. The winners will be announced at the same event, which is to be held on August 17-19 at Lehigh University (Bethlehem, PA, USA).

  • July 06, 2016 | Zoetermeer

    Was Brexit a one-off or the first of the dominoes to fall?

    With endless media speculation on whether other EU member states would follow the UK’s EU exit, two ORTEC Consultants decided to analyse what the hard data says about the chances that the Dutch would vote for a Nexit.

  • June 24, 2016 | Zoetermeer

    The Analytics Academy nominated for ICT trainer of the year

    The Analytics Academy (TAA) was chosen as a nominee for ICT Trainer of the Year by the general jury of the Computable Awards 2016. TAA is a collaboration between the University of Amsterdam (UvA), Amsterdam Data Science (ADS) and ORTEC. The Academy provides training in Big Data, Data Science and Business Analytics for both commercial, non-commercial and government organizations. The public may vote for their favorite nominee as of June 13, 2016. Computable will announce the winner on November 1, 2016, during the Computable Awards show.

  • June 21, 2016 | Zoetermeer

    New ORTEC offering lets PEP companies exploit Big Data’s huge potential 

    ORTEC has completely overhauled its proposition for the Parcel, Express and Postal (PEP) sector, so businesses can transform the goldmine of Big Data they generate into winning business opportunities. 

  • June 10, 2016 | Zoetermeer

    ORTEC launches Big Data Portal in Cooperation with Microsoft

    ORTEC Consulting, a leading specialist in Analytics, has announced the official launch of their Big Data Portal, a cutting edge portal for Analytics as a Service. The portal combines data storage, processing, analysis and advanced visualization in a user-friendly interface. It runs on Microsoft’s Azure cloud, so companies of all sizes can enjoy the benefits of highly reliable and scalable computing.

  • June 01, 2016 | Zoetermeer | Costs

    Ineke Meuffels, OR Senior Consultant at ORTEC, was recently awarded the prestigious Jo van Nunen Award

    She received the award for her practically applicable dissertation on the design of road and air networks for Express Service Providers. Meuffels punched her insights into practice as part of the TNT Express Global Optimization Program, which makes the carrier capable of better, make fact-based decision-making with great savings and earnings as a result.

  • May 13, 2016 | Zoetermeer / Amsterdam

    Prof. Alexander Rinnooy Kan confirmed as Guest Lecturer for the next Big Data for Managers course at The Analytics Academy

    It’s our pleasure to announce that Professor Alexander Rinnooy Kan, one of the Netherlands’ most prominent mathematicians and business leaders, will offer a guest lecture during The Analytics Academy’s Big Data for Managers course. The next edition of the course will take place on the 7th and 8th of June, 2016.

  • May 06, 2016 | Zoetermeer

    ORTEC Disruption Management Tool

    To address the challenge of real-time disruption to supply chains, ORTEC has developed a new tool that at the touch of a button ‘repairs’ your schedule with minimal impact or costs.

  • May 04, 2016 | Zoetermeer / Den Bosch

    Bart built a mathematical model in AIMMS to solve the ComBUStion Challenge.

    Operations Research specialists love a good puzzle and there are plenty of awards rewarding talent in the industry. One of these prizes is Quintiq’s ComBUStion Challenge. Quintiq is our competitor and a company we have a great deal of respect for. So when they recognize OR talent, we pay close attention - especially if the winner is one our colleagues! Last month, our new OR Specialist Bart Beemsterboer won Quintiq’s ComBUStion Challenge and was awarded the first prize – an iPad Mini. It was a tough competition, with people all over the world attempting to solve the puzzle in record time. We wanted to take this opportunity to congratulate Bart and share a bit more about his experience.

  • April 28, 2016 | Zoetermeer / Den Bosch | Costs

    Goos Kant Professor in Business Analytics, combines his Professorship with his role as director at ORTEC

    On 1 September the new Graduate School for Data Science and Entrepreneurship will be opening its doors in Den Bosch. The course arises from a partnership between the Universities of Eindhoven and Tilburg, established in response to the strongly growing demand for data scientists and aimed at stimulating self-employment. It combines Eindhoven’s technical knowledge with Tilburg’s social sciences expertise and is delivered in the unique surroundings of the renovated Mariënburg convent in Den Bosch. In order to make the course attractive internationally, only the most renowned scientists have been chosen to deliver the course, including Goos Kant from Tilburg University.

  • April 18, 2016 | Zoetermeer / Amsterdam

    Harvard University wins Econometrics World Championship in Amsterdam with care solution

    Amsterdam, 18 April - In times of economic crisis, the government can exert a major influence on public health, especially the health of older people with a low income. That is the result of four Econometrics students from Harvard University who won the annual Econometrics World Championship in Amsterdam last week.

  • April 06, 2016 | Zoetermeer / Amsterdam

    World’s smartest students put European healthcare under the microscope

    Impact of crisis on elderly care is the big question at this year’s Econometric world championships, in Amsterdam

  • March 31, 2016 | Zoetermeer / Amsterdam

    ORTEC and EY sponsor Econometric ‘world championships’

    Amsterdam, March 30, 2016 – Business analytics specialist ORTEC and professional services firm EY have signed up as sponsors of The Econometric Game, which runs from April 6-8 and will see some of the best econometrics students from 30 leading universities come to Amsterdam to take part in the competition.

  • February 24, 2016 | Zoetermeer

    Dutch Student closes missing link between Excel and ORTEC’s Big Data Portal

    New Excel Add-in Makes it Even Easier to Add Data to ORTEC’s Big Data Portal

  • January 22, 2016 | Amsterdam

    After securing a third place last year, ORTEC wins the 2016 edition of the Mathematics Olympiad for Businesses.

    It’s our pleasure to announce that last Friday, January 22, 2016, ORTEC won the Mathematics Olympiad for Businesses, a yearly competition held for business in the Netherlands. Represented by Erik van Holland, Remco Tukker and Wouter Kool, the ORTEC team earned first place at the competition, which had a total of 93 participants from companies like ABN AMRO, ASML, Cito, CBS, Deloitte, ING, Optiver. PGGM and EY.

  • January 19, 2016 | Zoetermeer

    ORTEC’s Albert Bogaard featured in a new report by The Economist: The Business of Data

    Companies are increasingly collecting, storing and analysing large amounts of data. But how can you use big data to effectively improve your business’ bottom line? 

  • December 29, 2015 | Zoetermeer

    2015 in 12 Analytics and Big Data Articles

    This year we set ourselves the goal each month either to write an article on Big Data and Analytics or to use Analytics in writing an article. Not only did we manage it, but some of those articles in our Big Data – Analytics series now belong amongst our best read articles ever.

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