FICO® Xpress Optimization

The most complete set of optimization software technology and tools

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FICO Xpress Optimization

Solving large complex optimization problems can be the difference between success and failure in today's marketplace. FICO Xpress Optimization allows businesses to solve their toughest problems, faster. FICO’s deep portfolio of optimization options enables users to easily build, deploy and use optimization solutions that meet their needs. Standard capabilities include scalable high-performance solvers and algorithms, flexible modeling environments, rapid application development, comparative scenario analysis and reporting capabilities, for on-premises and cloud installations. Browse the FICO Xpress Optimization product documentation where you will find installation guides, help for all four modules and examples. Visit the FICO Optimization Community to download software trials, get support and talk to the experts. Are you a member of the academic community? Visit our Academic Partner Program webpage to get free access to Xpress.


Millions of variables can be processed at great speed and scalability, enabling business users to find better decisions to complex problems in minutes.

Solve your most difficult business problems

FICO offers powerful and versatile optimization solutions and flexible language support to model more accurately and solve highly complex, real-world problems. FICO offers a complete set of industry leading optimization and modeling technologies to solve linear, mixed-integer, nonlinear or constraint programming types of problems at scale.

Rapidly configure and deploy applications

Data scientists and operations researchers can quickly deploy their analytic and optimization models written in Python or Xpress Mosel into fully-fledged business applications. UI development of interactive analytic applications is easily done via drag-and-drop.

Integrate machine learning and artificial intelligence

FICO Xpress Optimization is designed to integrate with existing and future machine learning tools. Proven integrations include: the entire Python and R ecosystem; MATLAB; model scores input as data; all PMML formats; callable “black-box” models.

Allow every type of user to utilize optimization

FICO offers optimization products, solutions, and services that allow every level of user to successfully apply optimization to solve business problems, including features and functionality for business users and analysts, solution developers, data scientists and operations research professionals.


With a rich feature set of advanced tools, FICO empowers business users to make faster, smarter, customer-focused decisions.
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The widest set of industry-leading solver technologies

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The most flexible modeling and configuration language

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Industry-leading model and framework development environments

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The most flexible and comprehensive UI, visualization, and reporting support

How it works

FICO Xpress Optimization is composed of four components that enable FICO business users to make faster, smarter, customer-focused decisions.

FICO® Xpress Insight

FICO Xpress Insight enables businesses to rapidly deploy optimization models as powerful applications. It allows business and other users to work with models in easy-to-understand terms.

FICO® Xpress Executor

FICO Xpress Executor provides standalone support for optimization execution services, allowing business to deploy and execute optimization models quickly and easily.

FICO® Xpress Solver

FICO Xpress Solver provides the widest breadth of industry leading optimization algorithms and technologies to solve linear, mixed integer and non-linear problems.

FICO® Xpress Workbench™

FICO Xpress Workbench is an Integrated Development Environment (IDE) for developing optimization technologies, services and complete solutions. It is used with and supports all the other FICO Xpress Optimization components.
Over 35 years of experience providing modeling and optimization technology.
We work with over 5,000 commercial customers.
We support over 350 academic programs around the world.

Technical Details

FICO solutions are built on the most advanced analytic science, leveraging decades of pioneering innovation and real-world expertise.
Access the most complete set of algorithms for solving large-scale linear, mixed integer and non-linear problems as well as constraint programming problems.
Use multi-threaded parallel processing out of the box through high-performance and reliable optimization engines.
Use Xpress Mosel, the most flexible modeling and programming language available, to provide an easy-to-learn, robust way to interact with Xpress solver engines.
Easily access various data sources and connect to text, XML, R, Python, MATLAB, CSV, Excel, Hadoop's HDFS, OBDC and Oracle databases through the Xpress Mosel.
Connect to Java, C/C++, .NET, VB and other languages and web services through APIs.
Rapidly deploy any advanced analytic and optimization models written in Python or Xpress Mosel as powerful applications.
Efficient drag and drop creation of visualizations using View Designer or via integration with Tableau® for FICO.
Understand trade-offs and sensitivities implicit in the business problem and compare the outcome of different scenarios.
Efficiently explore large quantities of "what if?" scenarios using powerful solution sensitivity analysis.
Put the power of optimization in the hands of business users through straightforward, goal-oriented screens.
Enable organizations of all sizes to leverage the power of optimization - FICO Xpress Optimization components are integrated within the FICO® Decision Management Suite.
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