@RISK Helps Manufacturing Company Manage Risks

Hungarian Risk Management Company SzigmaSzervíz Ltd uses The Szigma IntegRisk® method, which incorporates Microsoft Project® 2013 and @RISK to help their client, a manufacturing company,ensure the highest level of income / profit by assessing and tackling different risks that occur during maintenance work. The Szigma IntegRisk® method is an integrated risk assessment, treatment and monitoring […]

VIDEO: Using @RISK in Evaluating Full (late stage) Compound Development in the Pharmaceutical Industry

This free webcast video, presented by Palisade client Venkat Raman, Managing Principal of VR Advisors, discusses the financial evaluation of late-stage development of compounds in the pharmaceutical industry. However, the rationale, methodology, and analysis discussed here have universal applicability to any multi-stage product development activities across industries. In this webcast, we: Present the case – […]

Floods in the Forecast? Australia Plans for Climate Change

Climate change will have drastic affects felt around the globe, and has already made its mark in many areas–in Australia, the estimated gross domestic product was reduced by 0.5 per cent due to the Queensland floods of 2010–11, and the Victorian bushfires of 2009 (commonly referred to as ‘Black Saturday’) cost more than $4 billion […]

VIDEO: Applied and Efficient Modeling in Natural Resources: Case Studies of Mining and Oil and Gas

Commercial interests in natural resources present particular challenges to the modeler, such as price volatility, weather-dependent demand cycles, changing regulations, technological developments, and many other factors. The complexity of modeling these challenges can be daunting, and in fact, undue attention to getting the model “right” can overwhelm the usefulness of the final product. Good model […]

Want a More Perfect Portfolio? Time to Look at Life Insurance

Chances are, your financial portfolio does not include life insurance products.  Robert Danielsen, CEO of Cynametrix, a financial analytics consulting firm based in Minnesota, thinks this should change. He explains that life insurance, or Insured Death Benefit (IDB) is a useful class for optimizing portfolios because its rate of return is driven primarily by when […]