Ligalytics Makes use of FICO Analytics to Optimize Sports activities Schedules | Information

BENSHEIM, Germany, February 24, 2021 / PRNewswire / –


  • Ligalytics, the sports planning company, uses FICO® Xpress Solver solve challenging optimization problems and create fair and lucrative sports plans
  • Ligalytics serves many top European sports leagues, including: Deutscher Fußballbund (DFB), Champions League Basketball, EuroLeague Basketball and Champions Hockey League, Basketball Bundesliga, German Ice Hockey League, German Tischtennis Bundesliga and German Football League, Finland Premier Football League Veikkausliiga and Metal Ligaen, the Premier League of Danish ice hockey. A new customer in The United States is the basketball league.
  • FICO is a global analytics software company offers a complete suite of decision management tools, including the most advanced mathematical optimization solvers

Ligalytics is one of the companies that use the FICO® Xpress Optimization Suite for the solution complex challenges in planning the sports league in record time.

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Based in Germany, Ligalytics offers Customized sports planning solutions for several large national and international sports leaguesincluding top European sports leagues such as the German Football Association (DFB), the Champions League basketball, the EuroLeague basketball and the Champions Hockey League, the basketball Bundesliga, the German ice hockey league, the German table tennis league and the German football league; Finland Premier Football League Veikkausliiga and Metal Ligaen, the Premier League of Danish ice hockey. Recently, Ligalytics was announced as the new planning company for America’s The Basketball League.

“Sports League schedules present difficult analytical challenges due to interdependent considerations and constraints,” he said Professor Dr. Stephan Westphal, Managing Director of Ligalyticswith a track record of more than 15 years in sports planning. “Such schedules should increase audience numbers while balancing the availability of venues, broadcast schedules, sponsorship requests, and the need for schedules that strike a fair balance between weak and strong teams. We have developed sophisticated algorithms that consider billions of alternatives We chose FICO Xpress because the solver reduces runtime the most and the software has incredible flexibility. “

“We are all upset when our team has an unfair schedule, too many away games or too many games without television,” he said Jens Daunerwho oversees FICO’s activities in Central and Central America Eastern Europe. “At FICO, we are proud that our optimization technology can help create fair and balanced schedules and look forward to working with Ligalytics, a leader in the industry.”

As part of FICO® Xpress Optimization, FICO® Xpress Solver helps customers solve their toughest and most complex business problems by providing the broadest range of industry-leading optimization algorithms and technologies. FICO’s powerful and versatile algorithms solve large, linear and mixed integer problems, constraint programming, and nonlinear problems. FICO Xpress Optimization is part of the FICO® platform, a cloud-based, AI-supported environment for managing decisions across the company.

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