Montréal, April 17th, 2019 – agileDSS is proud to announce the conclusion of a partnership with IVADO, the Institute for Data Valorization, a Montréal-based centre of expertise in data science. The partnership was confirmed only months after the launch of agileDSS’s data science branch and is in line with the organization’s mission to support Québec businesses seeking to understand the concrete issues that stem from the digital transformation.
IVADO aims to help advance knowledge, train new generations of data scientists and actively support the development of an economic sector driven by big data for decision making through strong ties with industrial, administrative, social and academic partners in the data development sector in Montréal and across Québec.
“Supporting our clients as they address concrete issues related to the digital transformation is our priority. In this respect, the partnership is central to our strategy, demonstrating our commitment to be and remain relevant in data science, especially by delivering complete and integrated solutions for organizations.” – Alexandre Langlois, Partner, agileDSS
The partnership provides agileDSS with the opportunity to expand its data science expertise and offer by building productive ties between world-class experts and decision makers, scientists and other members of the community of interest in the optimization and data science sector.
In addition to the direct benefits of the research projects, course offerings and technological innovations, the partnership will provide agileDSS with the opportunity to take advantage of:
- a strong capacity to attract the best students
- leading-edge training sessions with and for professionals in collaboration with the big data industry and community
- an increased number of strategic research partnerships within major networks and consortiums
- broader interactions with Montréal’s big data industry and community to accelerate innovation transfer to society
“Our collaboration with agileDSS will accelerate efforts to improve services offered to organizations that want to apply data-driven innovation. We are pleased to partner with a company that is committed to helping them in this digital transition while recognizing the importance of the human experience” – Gilles Savard, Executive Director, IVADO.
agileDSS is a Montreal-based Centre of excellence in Business and Data Intelligence. agileDSS’ mission is to help companies become data-driven, through a range of services from strategic consulting to solution delivery. Solidly rooted in the Montreal market for 15 years, agileDSS helps its clients make the most of their structured, semi-structured and unstructured data, through its cutting-edge expertise in Big Data, Business Intelligence, Data Visualization and Data Science. With the rise of artificial intelligence, the agileDSS team’s mission is to make AI accessible and profitable for all Quebec companies by preparing their data environment so that it is “AI ready”. Thanks to the combination of solid technical expertise, multidisciplinary teams and an understanding of your business needs, agileDSS experienced successful collaborations with key companies from several industries.
The Institute for data valorization (IVADO) is a joint initiative of HEC Montréal, Polytechnique Montréal and Université de Montréal that brings together nearly 100 industrial, academic and government partners. With over 1 200 member researchers, IVADO is a multidisciplinary centre of advanced expertise in statistics, artificial intelligence and operations research. IVADO’s mission is to 1) contribute to the development of an economic sector in big data processing for decision making; 2) create privileged partnerships between industry and the administrative, social and academic sectors; 3) contribute to the advancement of knowledge and train new generations of data scientists; and 4) foster exchange and knowledge sharing between experts, partners, researchers and students. IVADO provides a framework for six research centres: Canada Excellence Research Chair in Data Science for Real-Time Decision Making, CIRRELT, CRM, GERAD, MILA and Tech3Lab.
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Sandra Estrela, coordonnatrice aux communications, IVADO