11 Aug 2022

Operaize Joins SAP® PartnerEdge® Program

Operaize announced today that it has achieved SAP silver partner status in the SAP® PartnerEdge® program. The company helps businesses in the manufacturing industry to accelerate innovation for AI-based production planning and scheduling in the cloud.

Operaize offers a high-speed engine with solvers that complement capabilities for complex production planning and scheduling use cases. Operaize integrates its AI-based production planning and scheduling solution Cognitive Operations® with the production planning component within SAP ERP Central Component (SAP ECC) and SAP S/4HANA®. The solution drives customer value using artificial intelligence to achieve speed and accuracy while managing complexity at the same time. This helps enable customers to take their operational excellence to new heights.

The integration helps customers use the full set of capabilities within the production planning component for SAP ECC and SAP S/4HANA and Cognitive Operations® to quickly implement planning and scheduling scenarios in increasingly complex decision-making environments.

Today’s manufacturers are operating under increasing levels of complexity and uncertainty. Shifts in consumer expectations, a global pandemic, quickly changing customer preferences, as well as demand uncertainty and disruptions are challenging manufacturers to unprecedented degrees. Cognitive Operations® is distinguished by its ability to incorporate unmatched number of constraints, frame conditions and objectives to generate optimal planning solutions while iteratively learning from the previous experiences.

This is a milestone in production planning for the manufacturing industry that can deliver the following benefits:

  • The ease and efficiency of the integration can enable customers to access Cognitive Operations® through SAP ECC and SAP S/4HANA quickly.
  • Knowledge representation can enable learnings on the generated plans and schedules that will improve over time.
  • The confidence of having analytics in place allows customers to measure key metrics and KPIs while maintaining a clean data source.
  • Fast scenario generations can allow decision making in real time whereas, today, customers struggle to make decisions quickly without compromising on quality.
  • This approach helps enable customers to look beyond productivity and become resilient players who rethink and reinvent their planning practices.

“Our partnership with SAP is an important milestone for Operaize,” said Operaize CEO, Franz Felsmann. “As an SAP partner, we can extend our reach into the SAP ecosystem and help manufacturing companies to increase their effectiveness with our AI-based production planning platform.”

Operaize focuses on production planning and scheduling solutions with AI and is committed to delivering new digital experiences and services to stay ahead of industry disruption. By leveraging Cognitive Operations® technologies, customers can contribute to developing the future of manufacturing within a complete ecosystem and software environment.

About Operaize

Operaize is a startup specialized in AI based optimization of production planning and control with broad domain knowledge in production & supply chain planning. It offers generic API and integration with the production planning component within SAP ERP Central Component and SAP S/4HANA®. Cognitive Operations® is a data model for holistic customer-specific optimization that has strong AI solving & optimization capabilities. Operaize aims to convert scientific breakthroughs in industrial applications with institutes and is financed by High Tech Gründerfond, Fraunhofer Technologie Transfer Fond & NRW Bank. For more information, visit www.operaize.com.

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Alexander Kouril Managing Director/Geschäftsführer
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