Kewpie Corporation and the University of Tokyo Employ @RISK to Ensure Safety of Eggs

Liquid eggs are used as an ingredient in many foods around the world. The risk of Listeria bacteria in eggs, which can lead to illness or even death, is a serious threat to a crucial food source. Kewpie Corporation, one of Japan’s largest food ingredient manufacturers and a major egg product producer, teamed up with […]

Radio App gets Risk Analysis Solutions from Palisade

How will a new technology or venture fare in an unestablished  or unclear market? Palisade’s @RISK software can help answer that question, and did so for the new mobile app called Omny by 121Cast, which allows users to manage their online listening of internet radio and other audio services for total customization. The app, a […]

Risk Analysis Helps Keep Things Sane: Managing Mad Cow Disease in Japan

Bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE), is not something you want to catch. Commonly known as ‘mad cow disease’, it's a progressive and fatal nervous disease found mainly in adult dairy cattle and caused by consuming abnormal prion protein. BSE is particularly worrisome because it can be transmitted to humans via meat-and-bone meal (MBM). The disease has […]

Safe Food: Reducing Risk from Farm to Table

Lowering risk in food is a complex challenge, and is an area that government authorities and the food industry are ever-vigilant to address. Given negative impact food-borne illness can have on the population—such as sickness and, in some cases, death—minimizing risk at every turn is critical. The biggest challenge is examining  the risk that exists […]

Palisade’s Decision Tools Used At Shanghai’s Top University

Palisade prides itself of software tools that can be easy to use and multi-use. Professor Li, of the University of Michigan – Shanghai Jiao Tong University Joint Institute, provided some enthusiastic feedback on Palisade products in a recent case study. Prof. Li 's research includes complex engineering system design and optimization, decision-making and optimization theory. […]

At King’s College, @RISK is used to Evaluate the Economic Impact of Medical Interventions

Dr. Sadmir Ciketic, Research Fellow in Health Economics at King’s College London has been using Palisade’s @RISK since his postgraduate days. His research in health economics and public health involves economic evaluation of healthcare programs and quantifying risks and uncertainties to evaluate the economic impact of medical interventions, such as the costs and benefits/harms of […]

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 […]

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 […]