Netconomy Plans for Business Growth with Palisade’s @RISK

As the world continues to become ever more digital, companies from all industries need to have a strong digital commerce strategy. However, launching a digital commerce platform can be a complex undertaking, especially for established companies which have built their businesses on more traditional, paper-based processes that are better suited for ‘brick and mortar’ transactions. […]

@RISK and DecisionTools Suite 7.5 Now Available

The latest version of our popular risk analysis tools, @RISK 7.5 and DecisionTools Suite 7.5 are now available!  Version 7.5 offers a range of improvements for any decision maker, from general use enhancements to new, specialized analytical features.  New and enhanced graphing options, faster performance, and sophisticated analytics make DecisionTools Suite 7.5 the only decision analysis toolset you’ll ever […]

Is it Best to Hedge Your Lettuce? @RISK and StatTools Help Answer the Question

Agriculture is traditionally one of the highest risk economic activities. In California, many produce farm operations use a rule-of-thumb to manage their seasonal finances–often aiming to contract 80% of their crop in advance to buyers at set prices, and leaving the remaining 20% to be sold at spot prices in the open market. The rationale […]

@RISK Weighs Water’s True Cost

Many of us assume that water is cheap—it flows freely from the tap whenever we need it. However, the true cost of water is far from free. For many companies pursuing corporate water stewardship strategies, a common barrier to action is this perceived low cost of water. As water costs are often as low as […]

@RISK Helps Keep Pupfish from the Brink of Extinction

The Devils Hole pupfish (Cyprinodon diabolis) is one of the world’s most endangered animals. There is only one wild population living in a single aquifer-fed thermal pool in Nye County, Nevada, and has been perched on the brink of extinction at 35–68 fish in 2013. A major strategy for conserving the pupfish has been to […]

Costs of Australian Carbon Tax: @RISK Evaluates the Profitability of Dairy Systems

In Australia, a carbon tax is one of the key policy tools that the government plans to use to curtail greenhouse gas emissions in the private sector—however, there has been little research looking into the effects of a carbon tax on Australia dairy farm operations. Dr. Şeyda Özkan, who was working with the Department of […]

Lessons from Oil and Chemical Case Studies: How to Build Accurate and Decision-Focused @RISK Models

Huybert Groenendaal, a managing partner at EpiX Analytics, discusses how to build accurate and effective @RISK models to help make strong decisions. He talks about what type distribution to choose, whether to include correlations, and how to present results in a way that supports decisions–all of which are incredibly powerful skills to have, especially paired […]

Counting Cars: @RISK Models Traffic Congestion

In their article titled “Estimation of Mixed Traffic Densities in Congested Roads Using Monte Carlo Analysis” in Air & Waste Management Association’s April 2015 EM Magazine, authors Brian Freeman, Bahram Gharabaghi, and Jesse Thé use @RISK to create a novel method to estimate the number and type of vehicles on a 1-km stretch congested roadway. […]

Review our Software on Capterra

Palisade software users–have our tech tools been valuable to you and your work?  If so, we’d love you to take a few moments to review our products on Capterra. Capterra provides software directories, blogs, infographics and ebooks to help customers find the exact type of software tool they’re looking for.  This tech  concierge service has […]

With Great Power Comes Great Responsibility: @RISK plays a part in finance analysis for SpiderMan 2 and other movie favorites

The next time you settle in at the Cineplex to watch the latest Hollywood blockbuster, you may have @RISK to thank in part for its production. Movies such as SpiderMan 2, The Interview, and 22 Jump Street have all benefited from @RISK’s quantitative risk analysis—thanks to Benjamin Waisbren. Waisbren, a partner at the law firm […]