ACA 2020 San Diego – Workshop – Productivity Enhancement in Population Management: How to Optimize Inmate Assignments and Rehabilitation Program Scheduling

Optamo team in collaboration with Pennsylvania Department of Corrections (PA DoC) presented a workshop in the American Correctional Association Summer conference on January 12th, 2020, 12:30 PM – 2:00 PM, at San Diego Convention Center. The workshop focused on how PA DoC benefited from the Inmate Assignment Decision Support System (IADSS) to optimize daily inmate assignments.

Lockup Lowdown: Understanding IADSS, May, 13th 2019

In this podcast, Optamo team talk about the Inmate Assignment and Decision Support System (IADSS) that was built for the Pennsylvania Department of Corrections. This innovative system is the first of its kind in the country. We talk with current and former staff from the PA DOC’s Office of Population Management (OPM), who are using this new system.


Informs: Resoundingly Human Podcast by Ashley Kilgore, February, 2nd 2019

Tamas Terlaky, president of Optamo and professor at Lehigh University, Mohammad Shahabsafa, chief operating officer at Optamo and Anshul Sharma, chief information officer at Optamo joined Ashley Kilgore from Informs: Resoundingly Human Podcast to discuss how they were able to solve complex assignment and scheduling problems in corrections.

National Institute of Justice (NIJ) Webinar, June, 25th 2018

Wagner Prize Presentation, October, 23rd 2017