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Workforce scheduling is critical for organizations that employ a large number of hourly workers, such as delivery businesses, hospitals, restaurants, call centers and security vendors. Optimization can help your organization meet business goals against a backdrop of complex constraints, such as labor regulations, costs, service requirements and employee preferences. With AIMMS, you can develop and deploy mathematical optimization apps to achieve your organization’s unique objectives with clarity of implications and trade-offs. 

Drive employee satisfaction

Lower costs

Reduce planning time by up to 60%

Improve customer service

Optimized Shift Scheduling Drives 60% in Time Savings for Hospitals

MedSpace is a roster and shift scheduling app developed by MedWeb, a company that develops software solutions for the healthcare sector. MedSpace uses an AIMMS optimization model under the hood to help planners manage the complexity of multiple schedules and spread work hours evenly for all doctors. 


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Leading Fast Food Chain Boosts Employee Happiness with AIMMS-based Workforce Scheduling

This multinational fast-food chain is a household favorite and one of the largest hamburger chains in the world. Their Hungarian division has more than 1,000 employees and over 40 restaurants throughout the country. They were looking to optimize workforce scheduling to deliver great customer service at retail locations while respecting employee preferences.  


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AIMMS offers you a toolkit for rapid optimization modeling and app development

Low code Model Builder

Model your workforce scheduling problem in an intuitive way that is readable for non-mathematicians. Use common libraries or share custom libraries to standardize and exchange code between models.


UI builder

Create modern web-based user interfaces while you develop your model using a rich set of interactive charts and UX components to provide a friendly experience for planners and decision makers. No coding required.


Algorithmic Capabilities

A rich set of world class mathematical solvers combined with a strong algorithmic framework help you optimize your decision problems and evaluate the best scenarios under all conditions.


Data Management

The AIMMS Data Exchange library is your one-stop resource for consuming and providing REST APIs, and mapping data formats in your model.

Advanced Diagnostics

Save time and effort fixing errors. A set of diagnostic tools, such as a debugger, a profiler, and a one-of-a-kind math program inspector, are right at your disposal.


From inside AIMMS Development, you can package your application and deploy it in one-step for use by decision makers. Apps can be deployed with an interactive UI or as a service to be called through an external API.

Develop in-house or outsource to a partner

There are different implementation approaches you can take to benefit from optimization. We have a large ecosystem of partners that specializes in the development of AIMMS-based optimization apps.

Many of the world’s fortune 500 companies trust AIMMS to make optimized decisions

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“AIMMS is an attractive tool that has made optimization accessible to everyone across the company”

Jan André, Operations Research & Data Science Team Manager

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“Using AIMMS to optimize the increasing amount of changeovers helps my team to go home on time.”

Paul Groen, Head of Supply Chain Planning