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  • EVENT 01-07-2022
    Prediction of driver absences with the use of Machine Learning

    Prediction of driver absences with the use of Machine Learning

    At a time where driver shortages is a given, learn how the prediction of driver absences with the use of Machine Learning can help transport operations minimise this ordeal at the Portuguese Road and Rail Congress, 5-7 July, in Lisbon.
  • EVENT 03-06-2022
    Rescheduling of vehicles with considerable revenue growth and cost savings

    Rescheduling of vehicles with considerable revenue growth and cost savings

    On June 8th, under the "Disruption management and increasing capacity" session, SISCOG's Innovation Department Head Ricardo Saldanha, and optimisation specialist Rita Portugal, will present the paper entitled “Rescheduling rolling stock rosters as a profit optimisation problem” at the flagship World…
  • BLOG 29-03-2022

    Skills-based volunteering at a rehab centre

    Volunteering work is always needed and very much appreciated. And basically anyone can do it, no matter what limitations, possibilities or knowledge they possess. And it is exactly the latter, namely a somewhat differentiated knowledge, that Ricardo Saldanha put to use in helping a drug and alcohol…
    Skills-based volunteering at a rehab centre
  • EVENT 11-03-2022

    SISCOG sponsors the 2022 European Lisp Symposium

    As an all-time adopter of the Common Lisp programming language, SISCOG partners with this European event as a supporter and one of the participants in the “Enlightening Lightning Talks”. Held annually, and with the 2022 edition taking place in Porto, 21-22 March, the event is a forum for the disc…
    SISCOG sponsors the 2022 European Lisp Symposium
  • NEWS 15-02-2022
    AI4RealAg finalist in the Entrepreneurship and Innovation Award

    AI4RealAg finalist in the Entrepreneurship and Innovation Award

    The AI4RealAg project, an intelligent system capable of generating useful forecasts and information for farmers, is one of the 12 finalists of the 2021 Crédito Agrícola Entrepreneurship and Innovation Award.
  • BLOG 31-01-2022

    The Challenges of Language

    As a software developer aimed at the global market, we have to overcome different challenges to effectively communicate with users. This article unfolds the intricate ecosystem of different languages in software development due to different backgrounds, countries, and companies.
    The Challenges of Language
  • NEWS 06-12-2021

    SISCOG certifies the balance between professional, family and personal life

    Certification under NP 4552 recognizes the company's competence and capacity to provide the conditions for employees to reconcile these three dimensions.
    SISCOG certifies the balance between professional, family and personal life
  • BLOG 17-11-2021

    The next great experiment: blended work

    Highly disruptive events like a pandemic happen once in a generation, if so. And with them, new demands and expectations emerge and push us to new dimensions and experiences. Filipa Ledo, Head of Organisational Development at SISCOG, is our latest blog author sharing how bold we were.
    The next great experiment: blended work
  • EVENT 05-11-2021

    Fair satisfaction of personal preferences at IO2021

    SISCOG presents “Crew rostering with fair satisfaction of personal preferences" at Congress on Operations Research. This paper shows how personal and work life can be combined to the satisfaction of both workers and employers.
    Fair satisfaction of personal preferences at IO2021
  • EVENT 22-10-2021
    Operations Research Seminar for Master students

    Operations Research Seminar for Master students

    Today we will give a Seminar to Master students about how statistics and Operations Research (OR) techniques can be used to support Public Transport decision-makers in their strategic planning, addressing two conflicting goals: offer better mobility possibilities to a growing number of passengers, a…
  • EVENT 07-09-2021
    Intelligent Agriculture project AI4RealAg at the AgroGlobal 2021 tradeshow

    Intelligent Agriculture project AI4RealAg at the AgroGlobal 2021 tradeshow

    Intelligent Agriculture, a current imperative, will be part of the 2021 AgroGlogal tradeshow session titled “Innovation and mechanization towards the future”, September 8th, 10.00 a.m., which will include Ernesto Morgado, SISCOG co-founder, as a panelist.
  • NEWS 23-08-2021
    SISCOG awarded the 2021 COTEC Innovative Statute

    SISCOG awarded the 2021 COTEC Innovative Statute

    This innovation rating is an initiative by COTEC Portugal, in partnership with financial institutions, to distinguish Portuguese companies that are highly innovative performers. The COTEC Innovative Statute / Estatuto Inovadora COTEC certifies companies’ high financial strength, innovation skills an…