For the past several years, ML has exploded in popularity, while the excitement for MO has mostly plateaued. Why this has occurred is very much up for debate. One might surmise that ML is simply a better tool than MO, and therefore it replaced it in terms of popularity. This, however, is wrong-headed. ML and MO are typically used to solve very different problems. One might also think that problems MO has historically solved no longer exist.
Mosaic developed an innovative optimization app for the green power sales function at a leading utility, helping them recommend suites of renewable energy products to meet corporate carbon footprint reduction goals within budgetary constraints.
Mosaic is developing a machine learning based tool that assists corporate travel manages and business travelers in making the safest travel decisions possible.
Mosaic built an automated cooking prediction & optimizer using deep reinforcement learning to improve short term cooking operations.
Working in conjunction with subject matter experts, data scientists can swiftly apply statistical tools and uncover emerging trends. This is extremely valuable for companies trying to operate in a disruption. Not only will executives have an accurate representation of their present situation, but new products & services can be devised from these insights.
Weather has a high impact on operations in many industries, and therefore is of great value to integrate into strategic decision making. Mosaic has roots in aviation research & development, giving us deep expertise in combining weather data streams with planning applications to facilitate efficient resource allocation.