Elevating Possibilities: Oodles ERP Teams Up With Timefold

Posted By : Anirudh Bhardwaj | November 8, 2023
In today's fast-paced world and ever-evolving technology landscape, strategic partnerships have become a driving force for innovation and progress. At Oodles, we are committed towards our goal of making ERP accessible to everyone by leveraging open-source technologies. In an attempt to enhance our ERP offerings and deliver maximum value to our customers, we are thrilled to announce a strategic partnership with Timefold, an AI-based platform for advanced planning optimization. This collaboration marks a significant milestone for the company and opens up a world of possibilities for our clients and stakeholders.

With this partnership, we have become one of the two official implementation partners of Timefold and the only one in the Asia Pacific region. The partnership is poised to unlock new possibilities for both Timefold and Oodles ERP, enabling them to make a significant impact with AI-driven planning optimization.


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Elevating Possibilities: Oodles ERP Teams Up With Timefold


More About The Partnership

This partnership is a testament to our shared vision with Timefold of making AI-driven planning optimization accessible to everyone. It will create scores of opportunities for both Timefold and Oodles ERP, allowing us to drive innovation and deliver maximum value to customers and end-users. Besides, the partnership would help us both make a significant impact, ultimately benefiting businesses, partners, stakeholders and consumers alike. More importantly, this would help us empower cross-industry enterprises to streamline their day-to-day operations through optimal planning and optimization. 


About Timefold

Timefold.ai is a fork of OptaPlanner, an AI-based constraint solver and embeddable planning engine that enables enterprises to solve complex optimization problems. It is a similar open-source software platform introduced by the team behind OptaPlanner in collaboration with many other industry experts. The platform enables developers to build scalable enterprise planning solutions to optimize business operations and scheduling. While OptaPlanner facilitates programming in Java, the latter also renders support for Python and Kotlin. Timefold is designed to automate real-world problems associated with planning and optimization by virtue of advanced heuristics and metaheuristics. 


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Timefold and Oodles ERP: Key Objectives of This Partnership

Given below are the key objectives of this strategic partnership between Timefold and Oodles ERP.


Innovation and Research: Our partnership aims to foster a culture of innovation and research. By combining our expertise with the planning models of Timefold, we can explore new frontiers and develop cutting-edge solutions that address the ever-changing needs of our customers.


Enhanced Product Offerings: Through this partnership, we can expand and enhance our value offerings. This means a broader range of solutions and services, providing even greater value to our customers.


Global Reach: Timefold’s extensive global reach and market presence provide us with an opportunity to expand our operations and reach more customers worldwide.


Streamlined Operations: The partnership enables us to optimize and streamline our internal operations, making us more efficient and agile in responding to market demands.


Customer-Centric Approach: Together, we will work towards a more customer-centric approach, ensuring that we listen to our customers' needs and respond with innovative solutions.


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Our Prior Experience In Planning Optimization Solutions

Before joining forces with Timefold, we have been actively providing 360-degree planning optimization solutions using OptaPlanner to address cross-industry enterprise challenges. Also, we have a proven track record in Timefold and OptaPlanner application development as we have worked on several full-scale Timefold/OptaPlanner projects. Below are a few of such software projects that we have delivered to our clients in the given domain. 



MyHelpa is a software company that provides customizable SaaS solutions to private B2B home care agencies in London. The company offers a digital platform that is designed to eradicate manual processes associated with staff rostering and vehicle routing in the domiciliary sector. It does so by automating homecare workflows using an AI-driven planning engine (OptaPlanner) that helps solve and optimize complex schedules with ease. The solution developed by Oodles ERP for the MyHelpa team focuses on eliminating operational bottlenecks prevalent in the domiciliary sector due to manual handling of various tasks. 


Project Green

Project Green is a web-based ERP solution for potential stakeholders. We developed an ERP system for the client that helps keep track of an end-to-end procedure. There are seven modules (currently in use) including the user module, security group module, user data module, employee module, organisation module, calendar module and scheduler module. The solution lets you create and manage users and handle data associated with employees and organizations. The administrator has the access to add, edit, delete/remove and modify users within a given user group. 


Iron Systems

IRON Systems is a leading provider of integrated information technology solutions and last-mile supply chain services to the global Data Center, Edge Computing, Telecom, and IoT Infrastructure, and adjacent industries. Our team analyzed the client’s existing data model as well as its software architecture. We used OptaPlanner software, Google APIs and developed REST APIs for different modules.


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Closing Remarks

Our strategic partnership with Timefold is a significant milestone in our journey toward innovation, growth, and customer satisfaction. This collaboration is not just about business; it's about creating a better future for our clients and stakeholders. Together, both Timefold and Oodles ERP are ready to tackle the challenges of the digital age, leading the way with innovation, reliability, and a customer-centric approach. Stay tuned as we embark on this exciting journey, and watch as our partnership unfolds, creating new opportunities and possibilities for all. For project-related queries, write to us at [email protected]

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