Optimal Answers LLC develops and markets a broad line of decision optimization software solutions. Our products enable users to solve a wide range of business problems, save money for their companies, and better do their jobs.


Optimal Answers LLC is headquartered in Knoxville, TN USA.


Optimal Answers has designed its products to provide decision guidance for a range of decision support needs through its cloud based Decision Optimization applications. Optimal Answers provides its customers with applications that…

  • Generate measurable savings, typically 5-10%, often much more!
  • Solve critical and high value business problems
  • Deliver the technology at a low cost and with a rapid payback
  • Implement quickly Replace flawed spreadsheets
  • Complement ERP and other IT systems


Optimal Answers is what we do! Our Optimal platform generates optimal answers for most business decisions. And, if you have an important decision to make, we want you to think Opt-it!”.


While optimization technology is quite sophisticated, Optimal applications are designed to enable users to have the benefits of the technology without having to understand its complexity. We achieve this ease-of-use for our customers because we have created a platform from which we can rapidly develop packaged optimization applications. Optimal Answers is unique in owning our modeling program and linear and integer solvers. Optimal is cloud based thus facilitating rapid deployment and support, eliminating most IT support costs, and enabling regular, non-disruptive updates. Flexible integration and automated solving enable tight connectivity with ERP and other IT systems.

The Optimal technology used in business and government for thousands of users all over the world. In one implementation, the technology solves a bid allocation problem addressing over $100 billion of purchases annually. In another implementation, the technology is used to solve a 100 year model for forest management.