Struggling with your NCAA bracket? Try Monte Carlo simulation, with help from the pros.

Each March, office productivity is greatly impacted by the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament. Just about everyone—regardless of their passion for college basketball—fills out a bracket in hopes of winning their respective pool (or pools). Some rely strictly on their knowledge of the teams involved, while others choose winners based on uniform color, where they’d rather […]

“Practical Challenges of Implementing Risk Analysis in Oil Companies” in Oil & Gas Monitor

Oil & Gas Monitor features a regular column by Palisade's Rafael Hartke. The March column is titled "Practical Challenges of Implementing Risk Analysis in Oil Companies." "Oil companies face a number of practical challenges when moving forward with deterministic (static, non-risk) analyses and implementing risk analysis within their decision-making process. Utilizing risk analysis during a […]

March 2013 Academic Enews: Rotman School of Management Students Learn to Make Key Financial Decisions Using Monte Carlo Simulation

Palisade March 2013 Academic Enews In This Issue » Rotman School of Management Students Learn to Make    Key Financial Decisions Using Monte Carlo Simulation "Many leading corporations are now using Monte Carlo simulation in their  business cases. Students who want a leg up with such corporations  should seek out all opportunities to get experience […]

March 2013 E-News: Engineering Giant AECOM Employs @RISK in Key Climate Change Study for Australian Government

What’s New Engineering Giant AECOM Employs @RISK in Key Climate Change Study for Australian Government With flooding an increasing threat to coastal residents north of Sydney, Australia, @RISK software was employed by engineering firm AECOM to model the risks and benefits of various preventative measures. AECOM was engaged by the Australian Department of Climate Change […]

February 2013 Academic Enews: Pepperdine Graziadio School of Business and the DecisionTools Suite

Palisade February 2013 Academic Enews In This Issue » Pepperdine’s Graziadio School of Business Leverages Palisade    DecisionTools Software to Teach Students the “Why” Behind    Decision Analysis "Using [DecisionTools] software applications allows me to focus on teaching problem solving (what analysis to run, what assumptions to make, what inputs to use, and how to interpret […]

New DecisionTools Suite 6.1 and @RISK 6.1: Compatible with Office 2013

New DecisionTools Suite and @RISK v6.1: Excel 2013 and Windows 8 Compatibility Palisade is pleased to announce the release of new @RISK and DecisionTools Suite 6.1, offering support for Excel 2013, Project 2013, and Windows 8, including 32-bit and 64-bit versions. This new release is also compatible with previous versions of Excel, Project, and Windows, […]

Postgraduate Certificate in Risk Analysis in Health and Food Safety at the Royal Veterinary College of the University of London

What will be the effect of a new health policy in a country? How do we quantify and mitigate health risks in our food supply? Should we allow imports of a certain agricultural product? Quantitative risk analysis techniques can help you answer these and many more questions. A new postgraduate certificate program in Risk Analysis […]

February 2013 E-News: PwC Advocates “Corridor Budgeting” to Deal with Uncertainties Head On

What’s New » PwC Advocates “Corridor Budgeting” to Deal with Uncertainties Head On » New Postgraduate Certificate in Risk Analysis in Health and Food Safety at the Royal Veterinary College of the University of London » Palisade Featured in Healthcare ExecutiveInsight » Save the Date: 2013 Palisade Risk Conference Las Vegas – November 20-21 Case […]

January 2013 Academic Enews: Illinois State’s MBA Corporate Finance uses @RISK for Advanced Techniques

Palisade January 2013 Academic Enews In This Issue » Illinois State's MBA Corporate Finance uses @RISK for Advanced Techniques "Just like Excel itself, @RISK does its work without involving you in its computational complexities. So students who may have been scared of stats and data analysis before can feel perfectly at ease creating their simulations—and […]

PricewaterhouseCoopers deals with uncertainty head on, using Corridor Budgeting

PricewaterhouseCoopers put together a beautiful video about the Corridor Budgeting program, developed by Tobias Flath and Michael Hofmann. Corridor Budgeting is a methodology combining planning, business management, and risk management in order to prepare for a range of possible outcomes, and thereby generate a more realistic picture of the future. Palisade's DecisionTools Suite is an […]