Software, such as Microsoft Excel, is often used to find an optimal solution to maximize profits or minimize costs. Search the Internet using Yahoo!, Google, or another search engine to find other software packages that offer optimization features. Write a report describing one or two of the optimization software packages. What are some of the features of the package?
Use a search engine, such as Yahoo! or Google, to explore two or more companies that produce and sell MIS or DSS software. Describe what you found and any problems you had in using search engines on the Internet to find information. You might be asked to develop a report or send an e-mail message to your instructor about what you found.