Allocating people to teams is a task common in both sport and business. We allocate 32 people to 4 teams that are as balanced as possible.
We've collated links to dozens of websites about optimization modelling. The links are organized into several categories.
Job sequencing is a common problem. Excel Solver can help managers make optimal job sequencing decisions to minimize cost.
Optimal facility location is a common & difficult decision that organizations need to make. We build a location optimization model in Excel.
Sometimes we need more power to solve a model. This article describes how to solve a model using the CPLEX solver via the NEOS Server.
Given available resources, what mix of products will maximize profit? We can answer to question using Excel and the Solver add-in.