News

  • CASE STUDY 25-06-2020
    VIA RAIL Canada saves millions in optimised operation

    VIA RAIL Canada saves millions in optimised operation

    SISCOG has released a case study that highlights the financial and management advantages of the decision-support and optimisation system used by the Canadian operator VIA RAIL. One of the benefits was a 10M CAD saving by reducing the need for one train set, while increasing overall passenger seat av…
  • ARTICLE 23-06-2020

    Le Grand Jeté

    Although not immediately obvious, an Agile practitioner is basically a ballet dancer. Both require adopting a philosophy based on rehearsal, consistency, and focus not on the process but rather on the value that can be built for the audience or, in our case, the client.
    Le Grand Jeté
  • PAPER 08-04-2020
    Rescheduling in emergency scenarios

    Rescheduling in emergency scenarios

    Unexpected events bring different levels of disruptions to our lives and to businesses. Public transport is no exception. And here, the impact may be multiple – on passengers, staff, revenue, and profit.
  • EVENT 20-02-2020

    Maths’ day @ SISCOG, March 4th

    SISCOG has an “open door” culture for all those who have curiosity in learning more about who we are what we do. And we promote this by challenging people to visit us. The next challenge is just around the corner!
    Maths’ day @ SISCOG, March 4th
  • EVENT 14-01-2020

    Converting Maths into National Exports: the SISCOG's case study

    How SISCOG has been able to convert the use of Math techniques into software products that represent almost 100% of its international sales will be the theme of a presentation made at the Winter School Mathmasters, at the NOVA School of Science and Technology (FCT NOVA), on January 15th.
    Converting Maths into National Exports: the SISCOG's case study
  • Event 21-10-2019

    Job hunting? Visit us at START POiNT, October 22

    Looking for your first job? Longing for a career change? Then you should visit SISCOG’s spot at START POiNT, on October 22, at Universidade do Minho, Campus de Gualtar, and find out how we can help you. START POiNT is a job, entrepreneurship and training event taking place at University do Minho…
    Job hunting? Visit us at START POiNT, October 22
  • EVENT 26-09-2019

    Pitch Bootcamp@Técnico

    SISCOG is part of the jury at Pitch Bootcamp and will give feedback and career advices to hundreds of University students @ IST, Taguspark, Saturday September 28th, 14.30h-19.00h. Pitch Bootcamp@Técnico is a career accelerator that connects companies, academia and young talents. It is a two-day a…
    Pitch Bootcamp@Técnico
  • Event 13-09-2019

    SISCOG Open Day

    Today we welcome the winner of the 2019 EstudIO SISCOG award. Together with other students from Applied Math degrees, she will witness life at SISCOG and learn about the secrets behind optimisation in SISCOG's products.
    SISCOG Open Day
  • EVENT 29-08-2019
    SISCOG sponsors EPIA 2019

    SISCOG sponsors EPIA 2019

    On September 3-6, the international conference on Artificial Intelligence EPIA 2019, will address a wide spectrum of Artificial Intelligence (AI) thematics, from transport to medicine and agriculture. The purpose of this conference is to promote research in all areas of AI, covering both theoreti…
  • EVENT 11-07-2019
    OR (and SISCOG) meets Machine Learning at IO2019 Congress

    OR (and SISCOG) meets Machine Learning at IO2019 Congress

    The scientific program of the annual Portuguese Congress of Operations Research - IO2019 - will include 4 SISCOG presentations. Under the theme “OR meets Machine Learning”, the event takes place at Politécnico de Tomar, on July 22-24 2019, and promotes the reunion between students and academia to d…
  • EVENT 20-05-2019

    IO2019 sponsored by SISCOG

    SISCOG is the main sponsor of IO2019, the annual congress organised by the Portuguese Association of Operations Research. At Politécnico de Tomar, on July 22-24, students and academia join together to discuss and share Operations Research work and experiences.  SISCOG also sponsors the EstudIO Aw…
    IO2019 sponsored by SISCOG
  • News 30-04-2019
    The specific purpose of Artificial Intelligence

    The specific purpose of Artificial Intelligence

    Ricardo Saldanha, SISCOG’s Head of Innovation, was invited by IT Insight to speak about AI and share how the adoption of this technology by organizations has been increasing and evolving from AI to applied AI.