Amway Improves Capacity Planning with @RISK and Palisade Custom Services

With $10 Billion in annual sales, 450 different products, 18 different plants and selling in more than 100 different countries, Amway‘s operations are vast and complex. Faced with a planned expansion that eventually added five new manufacturing sites, the Industrial Engineering team wanted to find a solution that required less time for data collection, thereby …

On-Demand Webinar: “Risk Register Focus: Introduction to Risk Analysis using @RISK”

»Watch now: “Risk Register Focus: Introduction to Risk Analysis using @RISK” This introduction to probabilistic risk analysis will show you how simple it is to add Monte Carlo simulation and other techniques into your models. If you currently build cost estimate models or risk registers in Excel, Palisade solutions can almost certainly help you to …

New Edition of Book “Risk and Decision Analysis in Projects”

John R. Schuyler delivers a wholly rewritten and expanded successor to the best-selling prior editions of his book. Decision analysis provides assistance in making logical, consistent decisions under uncertainty. This book instructs readers in applying decision analysis to a wide range of project decisions. An essential concepts and how-to guide intended for serious Project Management …

On-Demand Webinar: “Introduction to Risk and Decision Analysis using the DecisionTools Suite”

»Watch now: “Introduction to Risk and Decision Analysis using the DecisionTools Suite” This webinar is designed to provide an entry-level introduction into probabilistic analysis and will show how Monte Carlo simulation and other techniques can be applied to your everyday business analyses. If you build models in Excel then Palisade solutions can almost certainly help you …

Palisade Risk Conferences 2017: Pharma/Biotech in Mass., plus Bogotá and London

Join us in a city near you for an intensive conference on best practices in risk and decision analysis! These events are free to attend and promise to be invaluable opportunities for broadening one’s knowledge of risk modeling, and networking with decision-making professionals in a range of industries. Benefits of Palisade Risk Conferences: Get more …

From Boardroom to Courtroom: Using @RISK to Value Early-Stage Companies

Intellectual property (IP) is one of the most valuable assets early stage companies own, and one of the many challenges faced by these companies with no assets other than untested technology is how to determine a fair market value for their IP should they face a civil lawsuit.  IP makes a huge contribution to local, national …

On-Demand Webinar: “Choosing the Right Distribution”

» Watch now: “Choosing the Right Distribution” Which distribution should you use to represent uncertain values in your spreadsheet model? This webinar provides an introduction to probabilistic analysis and Monte Carlo simulation right in your Excel spreadsheet using @RISK, demonstrating techniques that can be used for choosing a distribution to represent uncertain variables. We will …

Integral Consulting Uses @RISK to Help Protect the Environment

Sustainable ‘green’ practices have been a growing focus as individuals, corporations, and governments consider issues such as global warming, highly volatile markets, and urban sprawl.  For a Fortune 100 mining company, these concepts have become a key part of managing cleanups and hazardous waste sites to increase the environmental, social, and economic benefits of the …

On-Demand Webinar: “Project and Pipeline Valuation and Optimization with The DecisionTools Suite”

»Watch now: “Project and Pipeline Valuation and Optimization with The DecisionTools Suite” This introductory webinar explores the basics of project and product valuation within the context of a larger pipeline. Uncertainty relating to cost, escalation over time, and unexpected delays are modeled. Also, we look at the process of release schedule optimization subject to various constraints, including …

@RISK Models Cancer Risks of Carcinogen Intake from Food and Beverages for Canadians

While news headlines regularly report on acute health issues relating to food and beverages, such as E. coli outbreaks and salmonella poisoning, very little is known about the adverse health issues caused by the longer-term intake of contaminants in those foods and beverages – including carcinogens. The University of Victoria (UVic), a national and international …