Why Open Source is not the answer to everything

Today we more and more hear about and tend to use Open Source software. In many cases this might be a viable and good choice. Apparently, mathematical optimization (aka math programming, aka decision optimization) usually is not one of those cases. Here is a real client story. The client is a major car manufacturer in Germany....  Continue reading Why Open Source is not the answer to everything

AMOS and Modeler: Choosing the Right Path

by Nicole Alioto, Ph.D., IBM SPSS Technical Sales Specialist, Education Industry While IBM SPSS AMOS and IBM SPSS Modeler both have easy to use graphical user interfaces that generate similar looking diagrams, they serve very different research purposes and business uses in education. AMOS is designed to evaluate models that have latent (e.g., student engagement) or...  Continue reading AMOS and Modeler: Choosing the Right Path