AIMMS Gains Momentum in the Supply Chain Analytics Market as a multi-purpose platform across many supply chain disciplines

The company has been featured in ten Gartner reports and is now introduced as a Visionary in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for S&OP Systems of Differentiation 

Bellevue, Washington, May 17, 2017 - AIMMS, an award-winning vendor of Prescriptive Analytics software, is gaining momentum in the Supply Chain Analytics market as demand for systems of differentiation grows among corporations who want to carve out a competitive advantageThe company made its debut as a Visionary in Gartner's Magic Quadrant for S&OP Systems of Differentiation, 2017.

This is the first time AIMMS participated in the evaluation process for this prestigious report. AIMMS was also mentioned in a record number of 10 Gartner reports in the past year, including Hype Cycle for Chief Supply Chain Officers, 2016 and Hype Cycle for Supply Chain Planning, 2016. What makes the AIMMS software unique is that companies can build custom Apps to tackle a variety of supply chain imperatives, all on a single platform. This "fit for purpose" approach coupled with speed to results tackles the common 5 Dysfunctions of S&OP Systems that many companies experience with off-the-shelf solutions. AIMMS customers can evaluate strategic, operational and tactical initiatives at the same time and use the software for multiyear planning, which was very difficult to do beforehand. 

AIMMS CEO Gijs Dullaert stated"Since its origins in 1989, AIMMS has been a technology used to drive innovation, growth and operational excellence. We are honored to be included in this year's Magic Quadrant for S&OP Systems of Differentiation and are proud to be mentioned in so many other reports across categories.

An Agile Technology to Self-enable Supply Chain Teams with Powerful Analytics  

Seeing an uptake in demand for Advanced Analytics technology in the Supply Chain space, AIMMS wants to make it easier for Supply Chain teams to take advantage of Prescriptive Analytics for their operational decisions using the guided flexibility of the AIMMS platform. For years, the innovative Prescriptive Analytics platform has been in use by companies like Shell, Johnson & Johnson, GE and Heineken.  

With the recent launch of The AIMMS Cloud, AIMMS customers are able to deploy the same, powerful intelligence with a few clicks. No additional hardware or dependence on IT required. This brings great gains for companies in speed to value, as they can easily self-enable their team to make better decisions with cutting edge analytics.   

As stated in Gartner's Deploy Supply Chain Analytical Platforms to Build Flexible Solutions, 2017"Organizations want to make analytics increasingly self-service. Instead of a few data scientists generating analytics or IT creating reports, the goal is to move the generation and consumption of analytics closer to the business." (Gartner, Deploy Supply Chain Analytical Platforms to Build Flexible Solutions, 2017, Noha Tohamy, 3 February 2017).    

An agile technology like AIMMS supports data discovery, helping teams uncover innovative approaches to solve new problems and answer pressing questions as quickly as they come up. AIMMS is the ideal companion for Supply Chain transformation initiatives.  

About AIMMS   

The AIMMS Prescriptive Analytics Platform helps you evaluate and identify the best options to tackle your most pressing challenges with sophisticated analytics that leverage mathematical modeling and scenarios while pulling from multiple data sources. You can immediately gauge, not just what is likely to happen, but what you should do about it for the best possible outcome.   

Whether you seek to improve your strategy, planning, operations or transform your entire supply chain, AIMMS software is the ideal combination of being tailored to your unique situation paired with speed to value (ROI). That's why teams at Shell, Johnson & Johnson, GE, Heineken and many more fire up AIMMS every day.   

With billions of dollars saved driven by more informed decision-making the value is undeniable. The pace of business requires less talk, more action and empowered, confident employees with the right intelligence at their fingertips. If you want high business impact at unprecedented speed, you need AIMMS.   

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  • Gartner, Magic Quadrant for Sales and Operations Planning System of Differentiation, Tim Payne, May 1, 2017.
  • Gartner, Deploy Supply Chain Analytical Platforms to Build Flexible Solutions, 2017, Noha Tohamy, 3 February 2017
  • Gartner, Hype Cycle for Chief Supply Chain Officers, 2016, Noha Tohamy, 11 July 2016
  • Gartner Hype Cycle for Supply Chain Planning, 2016, Tim Payne, 9 November 2016

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