Assessing the Sun: A Scenario Analysis Weaves Solar Power with Hydroelectric in South America

As many experts have discussed, the road to sustainable energy must be paved with multiple different types of renewable resources. Elio Cuneo,an electrical engineer and Chair of Energy Management and Administration at the Universidad Santa Maria in Venezuela, tackled this conundrum in his white paper, titled: "Water and sun, certainty and volatility: Ideal Pairing for […]

Modeling Today and Tomorrow’s Risk: One Insurance Company’s Strategy

In a recent white paper from Government Entities Mutual, (GEM) Inc., which writes Liability, Workers’ Compensation, and Property reinsurance coverage, underwriting manager Joel Kress posed the question, “how risky are we?”    To answer this question, Kress and his team decided to simply model the most detrimental and most quantifiable risks: Underwriting Risk and Reserve […]

Free Webcast this Thursday: “Energy Risk Modeling as a Teaching Tool, and Overview of the Book” with Roy Nersesian

Register now for a free webinar to be presented by risk modeling expert Roy Nersesian. "Energy Risk Modeling as a Teaching Tool, and Overview of the Book" Free webcast this Thursday, 19 September 2013 11am EDT Energy Risk Modeling is a new book from Roy Nersesian for those looking for simulation, decision trees, and optimization […]

Money-saving Meds: Researchers Use Pharmaceutical Risk Assessment to Determine New Drug’s Cost-Cutting Benefits

In the April issue of the International Journal of Nephrology and Renovascular Disease, researchers from  the DaVita Clinical Research in Minneapolis, MN used Palisade's @RISK software to develop a cost-offset model that cuts costs for end-stage renal disease treatment using an innovative pharmacological treatment.   Currently, about 400,000 end-stage renal disease (ESRD) patients in the US […]

@RISK Utilized in Spelman College Grant Research Project on Health Care Costs of Former Inmates

According to Dr. Marionette Holmes, assistant professor at Spelman College, the homeless and previously-incarcerated population represents one of the most vulnerable demographics in the United States in terms of health care, and the cost for caring for these individuals can be staggering. For example, the monthly cost to care for those who are triply diagnosed […]

Palisade Publishes New Book: Energy Risk Modeling, by Professor Roy Nersesian

One of Palisade’s most vocal supporters in the higher education sector is Professor Roy Nersesian, who teaches energy courses at Columbia University's School of International and Public Affairs. Roy not only utilizes Palisade solutions in the classroom, but he has written a series of books published by Palisade on risk modeling. His latest offering, Energy […]