Free Live Webcast on Futures Portfolios, THIS Thursday

This Thursday, October 16th, 2014 at 11:00 am EDT  Vladimir Antikarov, Principal at Verea Group LLC. discusses how to use @RISK and The DecisionTools Suite in the Oil and Gas industry: “Pricing and Managing the Liquidity Requirements of the Futures Portfolio for a Gas Distributor” The presentation will describe a customizable application, using @RISK simulations, […]

@RISK Helps Zero-In on U.S. Senate Race Outcomes

The midterm Senate race is fast approaching—and so are the speculations on its outcome. Previously, Lawrence W. Robinson, Professor of Operations Management at Cornell University’s Johnson Graduate School of Management used @RISK to statistically predict the senate races, using data from the stats-centered news site, FiveThirtyEight.   FiveThirtyEight was founded by statistician and political analyst Nate […]

Sept/Oct Web and Live Training Sessions from Palisade Experts

For those of you looking to hone your risk analysis and modeling skills, don’t miss out on our training services, both in-person and web-based! Palisade Regional Seminars show you how to apply @RISK and the DecisionTools Suite to real-life problems, maximizing your software investment. All courses include free materials with dozens of example models. Participants […]

TODAY 11am EDT: Free Webcast on Schedule Risk Analysis

Tune in today at 11:00 am EDT to check out our free live webcast, “Schedule Risk Analysis for a Large Development Program”, led by James Aksel, PMP, PMI-SP. Click here to register and join in. About the webcast: A new development missile program takes on the intrigue of invading aliens and intergalactic warfare. But the […]

How Sustainable is that Salmon Farm? @RISK Helps Evaluate.

Aquaculture has become a booming industry in many regions of the world. According to the World Bank, nearly two-thirds of the seafood we consume will be farm-raised in 2030. However, commercial aquaculture can have negative environmental impacts, such as high nutrient waste and low oxygen environments. Integrated Multi-Trophic Aquaculture (IMTA) are managed, multi-species aquaculture systems […]

NASA and Lockheed Martin use @RISK for Planning First Manned Mission to Mars

Ready to book your ticket to the Red Planet?  You’re in luck. Soon, visiting Mars will no longer be the stuff of science fiction—thanks to engineers and analysts at NASA and Lockheed Martin.   “We are building the first stepping stones to Mars,” says Michael Watson, a senior member of the Lockheed Martin Space Systems […]

@RISK at the Core of DNV GL’s Risk Management Services to Account for Uncertainty

DNV GL’s energy division consists of 3000 energy experts that deliver world-renowned testing and expertise for the energy value chain, including renewables and energy efficiency. One of DNV GL’s customer’s, ROAF (Romerike avfallsforedling), an inter-municipal waste management company, wanted to invest in a new waste management system in order to meet EU targets of 50% minimum […]

@RISK Improves Upon Black-Scholes Options Pricing Method

The financial world holds a great deal of risk. To help balance some of the unknowns, Dr. José Raúl Castro Esparza, professor at Benemérita Universidad Autónoma de  Puebla, in Puebla, Mexico has used @RISK to create a more exact and accurate pricing strategy for a key financial tool, the derivative. He has used this model […]

Non-Profits None too Confident When it Comes to Risk Management

A few days ago, we discussed how major for-profit corporations admitted they aren’t doing all they can to manage their business risks. Turns out, non-profits aren’t confident they’re doing much better. According to a June 2014 survey of 150 U.S. nonprofit foundations and endowments conducted by SEI’s Institutional Group, 44% of them are not confident that […]

@RISK Takes Nate Silver’s Senate-Race Predictions a Step Further

Statistician super-star and  FiveThirtyEight editor Nate Silver has gained fame for his spot-on predictions around elections; he had accurate predictions for all 50 states during the 2012 presidential election. While it seems that Silver has the power of precognition, he actually relies on refined statistical methods—including weighting various political polls—to make predictive models. Recently, Silver and […]