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2016

» @RISK used in Patrick Engineering's Massachusetts Bay Transit Authority Project
    August 2016
Given the uncertainty of cost and schedule duration estimates for the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority, the best way to display them is with probability distributions. Patrick Engineering uses @RISK to assess cost and schedule contingency needs based on project or program risks.

» ARC Ltd uses @RISK to Inform Catastrophe Insurance Risk Pool in Africa
    June 2016
ARC Ltd has been using @RISK software since the group was first set up in 2013 to support complex modelling of drought losses across Africa for insurance and reinsurance pricing purposes, as well as dynamic financial analysis to model ARC Ltd’s long-term financial sustainability.

» Modeling Public Transit Expansion in Canada, with @RISK for Excel and Project
    May 2016
SMA Consulting’s Risk and Project Controls Manager Jesse Kostelyk chose @RISK. He explains: "@RISK's ability to integrate models in Excel and Project opens up a world of possibilities for capturing and quantifying construction project uncertainty," reports Kostelyk. "At SMA Consulting, it's our go-to program for risk analysis."

» Building renewable energy systems across multiple countries and currencies: WEnergy Global uses @RISK for ROI
    April 2016
Ashish Chawla, Manager of Investment Structuring and Operations of WEnergy Global chose @RISK. He said that @RISK was “instrumental in helping to analyze the probability of risks and their bearing on project’s IRR.” As a result, WEnergy Global decided to pursue the multimillion dollar project, which commenced in June 2015."

» PragmaRisk uses the DecisionTools Suite to Determine Contingency Funds for Construction Projects
    March 2016
Bruno Berroyer, the founder of PragmaRisk, is an experienced risk manager. He has used other Monte Carlo software, but prefers @RISK. He explains: "@RISK integrates really well with Microsoft Excel, which is a big advantage in terms of productivity when we are developing risk models. In addition, the software is integrated with the popular MS Project, which makes the modelling process quicker and smoother. Overall, Palisade's DecisionTools Suite is exactly that - a 'toolbox' that enables advanced risk analysis."

» Deloitte AIS Helps Client Avoid Overfunded Position of Several Billion Rands, using @RISK
    January 2016
”With @RISK, we were able to construct a projection model which reflected the risk of 'mis-funding' throughout the life of the mines and the subsequent rehabilitation periods,” explained Jaco van der Merwe, Director of Short-Term Insurance for Deloitte AIS. ”As a result, we were able to highlight the appropriate funding options and strategies for our client which met their risk appetite and requirements.”

2015

» In the Netherlands, Mitigating Risks of Urban Planning with @RISK
    December 2015
The city of Hoorn uses @RISK to mitigate risks of Urban Planning. Gemeente Hoorn sits about 45km from Amsterdam, the capital city of the Netherlands. As Amsterdam continues to grow, Hoorn is a viable option for those looking to live outside of the capital.

» Murray & Roberts Uses @RISK for a Cash Flow Based Approach to ERM
    November 2015
Murray & Roberts is evaluating a quantitative approach to ERM that links risk exposures to company value by way of cash flows. Case Study: NeuralTools Assists Airline to Determine the Most Profitable Price Points. @RISK Modeling Tips: Projecting Interest Rates.

» Time is Running Out to Register for Our Largest Conference of the Year - New Orleans
    October 2015
Invitation to join us in New Orleans. Mainstream Support for the DecisionTools Suite and @RISK 5.x is Ending Soon. BigPicture Case Study: First Principles Consulting Improves Operations for Mining Clients with BigPicture. @RISK Case Study: US National Marine Fisheries Service uses @RISK for Salmon Population Models. @RISK Modeling Tips: Three Stage Valuation Model.
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» Antea Group uses @RISK to Uncover $14.5M Savings for U.S. Beverage Manufacturer
   September 2015
Antea Group uses @RISK to Uncover $14.5M Savings for U.S. Beverage Manufacturer. New features, and new software, in DecisionTools Suite v7. Palisade's 2015 Regional Risk Conferences: New Orleans, 2 Days and 3 Tracks – See the Schedule! Case Study: Will Aviation Biofuels Fly? @RISK Helps Assess Two Different Government Policies. @RISK Tip: Evaluating Biofuel Projects.

» Making Medicine Count: The DecisionTools Suite Bolsters Efficacy of Humanitarian Programs
   August 2015
Linksbridge, SPC used @RISK, RISKOptimizer, and PrecisionTree to help determine the best method of introducing a life-saving medicine in developing countries. BOSS Academy Radio features BigPicture and mind mapping. Roy Nersesian's Energy Risk Modeling book aids decisions in energy industry. Palisade's 2015 Regional Risk Conferences. Case Study: @RISK crucial in live donor kidney transplant study. @RISK Tip: Using simulation to value an option to develop vacant land.

» @RISK Helps Improve Manufacturing Efficiency for Preformed Line Products
   July 2015
@RISK Helps Improve Manufacturing Efficiency for Preformed Line Products. Palisade's 2015 Regional Risk Conferences. @RISK Tip: Generating Correlated Stock Forecasts

» @RISK Helps Monitor Air Pollution in Kuwait
   June 2015
@RISK Helps Monitor Air Pollution in Kuwait. Mind Mapping Software Blog Gives BigPicture Rave Review. Palisade Client Discusses Project Success in Economia. Palisade's 2015 Regional Risk Conferences. @RISK Tip: Add your own Distribution to @RISK

» Defense Milestones undergo Monte Carlo Simulation using @RISK
   May 2015
Defense Milestones undergo Monte Carlo Simulation using @RISK. @RISK plays a part in finance analysis for SpiderMan 2 and other movie favorites. Palisade's 2015 Regional Risk Conferences. BigPicture Beta Period Extended. @RISK Tip: Projecting Oil Prices Under Conditions of Uncertainty

» Transnet Turns to @RISK to Evaluate Capital Projects Risk in South Africa
   April 2015
Transnet Turns to @RISK to Evaluate Capital Projects Risk in South Africa. Clay Graham's Baseball Gaming wins 3rd place at MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference. CIO Review's Metals & Mining Special Edition Features @RISK Success Stories. Palisade's 2015 Regional Risk Conferences. BigPicture Receives 5 Stars from Small Business Trends.

» High-Risk R&D Project Valuation at Novelis, with the DecisionTools Suite
   March 2015
High-Risk R&D Project Valuation at Novelis, with the DecisionTools Suite. Palisade's 2015 Regional Risk Conferences – Save the date for Palisade Risk Conference - New Orleans. Case Study: Making Medicine Count: The DecisionTools Suite Bolsters Efficacy of Humanitarian Programs. Modeling Tip: Forecasting Structural Costs.

» Staying Fit, Saving Energy: @RISK and RISKOptimizer Help World’s Biggest Fitness
   Club Save on Electricity

   January 2015
Staying Fit, Saving Energy: @RISK and RISKOptimizer Help World’s Biggest Fitness Club Save on Electricity. Now Available – BigPicture A New Mind Mapping and Data Exploration Tool for Excel. Modeling Tip: Modeling Daily Electricity Demands.

2014

» @RISK Helps Nuclear Power Company Reduce Cost Overruns by 80%
   December 2014
@RISK Helps Nuclear Power Company Reduce Cost Overruns by 80%. Palisade Regional Risk Conference in New Orleans. Risk Management Monitor: Analyzing the Real Costs of Climate Change. Modeling Tip: Oil Transportation with Weather Disruptions.

» US Army Uses @RISK to Address Schedule and Cost Risk in Acquisitions
   November 2014
US Army Uses @RISK to Address Schedule and Cost Risk in Acquisitions. Palisade Regional Risk Conference in New Orleans. Case Study: French Rail PPP Projects Rely on Traffic and Revenue Risk Analysis using @RISK. Modeling Tip: The Product Mix Problem.

» Deloitte Uses @RISK to Advise Clients on Risk-Heavy Insurance Partnerships
   October 2014
Deloitte Uses @RISK to Advise Clients on Risk-Heavy Insurance Partnerships. Palisade Regional Risk Conferences - Upcoming Cities. Presenters from Sinopec, First Huida and Minsheng Life Insurance lead the Beijing Risk Conference. Modeling Tip: Damage from Natural Disasters and Accidents

» NASA and Lockheed Martin use @RISK for Planning First Manned Mission to Mars
   September 2014
NASA and Lockheed Martin use @RISK for Planning First Manned Mission to Mars. Palisade Regional Risk Conferences - Schedules Announced. Case Study: NeuralTools Nets More Dollars for Business Financing Firms. Modeling Tip: Using Data to Obtain Inputs for New Product Simulations

» @RISK Drives DNV’s Risk Management Practice
   August 2014
@RISK Drives DNV’s Risk Management Practice. Palisade Regional Risk Conferences. Case Study: Danish Government Relies on @RISK for Major IT Projects. Modeling Tip: Playing Craps with @RISK

» Helicopter Manufacturer AgustaWestland Uses @RISK to Inform Major Company Decisions
   July 2014
Helicopter Manufacturer AgustaWestland Uses @RISK to Inform Major Company Decisions. Palisade Regional Risk Conferences. Palisade's World Cup Model Garners Press Coverage. Case Study: Financial Firms Rely on Palisade Products to Minimize Risk for Clients. Modeling Tip: Modeling Oil Prices

» How to win the World Cup Office Pool: Use @RISK and PrecisionTree to Choose the Champions
   June 2014
How to win the World Cup Office Pool: Use @RISK and PrecisionTree to Choose the Champions. Palisade featured in Risk Management Monitor Magazine. Case Study: Public Service Company uses @RISK, Evolver to Manage Risks of High Stakes Contracts. Modeling Tip: Siting an Ambulance Station

» 2014 Palisade Risk Conference Series in Full Swing
   May 2014
2014 Palisade Risk Conference Series in Full Swing. Palisade Career Opportunity: Trainer/Consultants. Monte Carlo Simulation and Manufacturing featured in Quality Magazine. Case Study: Optimizing the Business Case for Sustainable Energy Projects. Modeling Tip: Comparison of Ordering Policies.

» @RISK Used to Simulate NCAA Tournament
   April 2014 - United States and Canada only
@RISK used to Simulate NCAA Tournament. Palisade Risk Conference featured in 'Global Banking& Finance Review'. Palisade EMEA Risk Conferences in Copenhagen, Amsterdam, and Dubai Starting Next Week. Case Study: @RISK, PrecisionTree Critical in Preparing for Volcano Eruption. Modeling Tip: Modeling Daily Expenses of a Business Traveler.

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

   April 2014
Japanese Food Corporation Kewpie and the University of Tokyo Employ @RISK to Ensure Safety of Eggs.Palisade Risk Conference featured in 'Global Banking& Finance Review'. Palisade EMEA Risk Conferences in Copenhagen, Amsterdam, and Dubai Starting Next Week. Case Study: @RISK, PrecisionTree Critical in Preparing for Volcano Eruption. Modeling Tip: Modeling Daily Expenses of a Business Traveler.

» Revay and Associates uses @RISK to Lead Alberta Airport Enterprise Risk Assessment
   March 2014
Revay and Associates uses @RISK to Lead Alberta Airport Enterprise Risk Assessment. Lufthansa Wins Prestigious Award for Risk Control Tool Built using @RISK. Schedules Announced for Risk Conferences in Copenhagen, Amsterdam, and Dubai. Case Study: Undertaking Due Diligence on Property Portfolios using @RISK. Modeling Tip: Leading PGA Golf Scores.

» Palisade Software Plays Major Role in Russian Telecom Giant's Enterprise Risk Program
   February 2014
Palisade Software Plays Major Role in Russian Telecom Giant's Enterprise Risk Program. Case Study: SJTU Relies on @RISK and DecisionTools Suite to Train Next Generation of Engineering Leaders. Modeling Tip: Solar and Wind Power Example (Part 1)

» Shanghai FDA Keeps the Food Supply Safe with Risk Analysis
   January 2014
Shanghai FDA Keeps the Food Supply Safe with Risk Analysis. “Risk Analysis and Oil Production Curves” in Oil & Gas Monitor. Case Study: Civil engineering consultancy uses @RISK for infrastructure PPP projects. Modeling Tip: Hydroelectric Power Example Model.

2013

» Hitachi Solutions uses the @RISK Developer Kit to Analyze Risk in Manufacturing
   December 2013
Hitachi Solutions uses the @RISK Developer Kit to Customize their Risk Analyses in the Manufacturing Industry. Risk Professionals Gather in Vegas for Palisade’s 2013 Risk Conference. The Wall Street Journal Highlights Palisade and Role of Monte Carlo Simulation in Evaluating blue Technology Risks. Case Study: University of London and EpiX Analytics Teach @RISK in Health and Food Safety Postgraduate Certificate. Modeling Tip: Price Evolution in Markov Chain.

» CH2M HILL Subsidiary Halcrow uses @RISK to Assess Infrastructure Flood Risks
   November 2013
CH2M HILL Subsidiary Halcrow uses @RISK to Assess Infrastructure Flood Risks. Journal of Financial Planning Explains How to Account for Risk in Retirement Planning using @RISK. Case Study: Infrastructure Project Consultancy HDR uses @RISK to Support Risk Management Decisions during Project Delivery. Modeling Tip: Using @RISK with PrecisionTree.

» Sign Up for the Palisade Risk Conference Las Vegas
   September 2013
Sign Up for the Palisade Risk Conference Las Vegas. More Palisade Risk Conferences. Palisade Featured in Quality Magazine. Case Study: Using @RISK to Improve Wind Power Efficiency. @RISK Modeling Tips: Measuring Hydropower Performance with @RISK.

» @RISK Aids British Columbia Hydro in Energy Conservation Efforts
   August 2013
@RISK Aids British Columbia Hydro in Energy Conservation Efforts. Palisade Publishes New Book: Energy Risk Modeling by Prof. Roy Nersesian. Palisade Featured in American Metal Market Magazine. Register for Palisade Risk Conferences in Australia – Session Programs Now Available. Upcoming Regional Trainings. Case Study: @RISK and Rudd Asset Management Help Turn Waste into Energy. @RISK Modeling Tips: How to Use Geometric Mean and Standard Deviation for a Lognormal Distribution in @RISK. Finding Conditional Value at Risk (CVar) using @RISK.

» Larsen & Toubro Institute of Project Management uses @RISK to
   Manage Engineering Outsourcing Projects

   July 2013
Larsen & Toubro Institute of Project Management uses @RISK to Manage Engineering Outsourcing Projects. Save the Dates: Palisade Risk Conferences in Australia and Las Vegas. Case Study: @RISK plays key role in LEGO’s Enterprise Risk Management strategy. Using @RISK for Cost Estimation of a Defense Project – U.S. Air Force Example.

» Embracing Risk Management in the Enterprise – for Projects and More
   June 2013
Embracing Risk Management in the Enterprise – for Projects and More. Palisade Global Risk Conferences Advance Best Practices in Risk Management. Accenture, Others Note Need for Better Risk Analysis in Capital Projects in Mining and Metals Sector. Case Study: @RISK Aids Federal Transit Authority Projects. @RISK Modeling Tips: @RISK for Cost and Schedule Risk using Risk Registers.

» @RISK and DecisionTools Suite 6.1 Now Available in Seven Languages
   May 2013
@RISK and DecisionTools Suite 6.1 Now Available in Seven Languages. DNV use of @RISK for Solar Energy Project featured in Risk and Insurance Magazine. Palisade Launches Column in Oil & Gas Monitor. Upcoming Palisade Risk Conferences. Case Study: Testing Assumptions of Normality for Asset Returns at Curtin University. @RISK Modeling Tip: Production Planning with Uncertain Demand.

» @RISK used to Simulate NCAA Tournament
   April 2013
@RISK used to Simulate NCAA Tournament. Palisade Featured in Risk Management Magazine. Latin American Utility Uses @RISK to Analyze Hydroelectric Plant. Case Study: PricewaterhouseCoopers Recommends @RISK to Post Danmark to Reduce Insurance Premiums. @RISK Modeling Tip: Modeling the Operating Costs for a Mine in the Absence of Data

» AECOM Employs @RISK in Key Climate Change Study for Australian Government
   March 2013
AECOM Employs @RISK in Key Climate Change Study for Australian Government. Scientific Computing World Highlights Role of Palisade Tools in Innovative New MRI Procedure. Palisade Risk Conference Las Vegas Call for Papers. Case Study: Energy Company Relies on @RISK to Lower Drilling Costs. @RISK Modeling Tip: Supply Chain Disruptions

» PricewaterhouseCoopers Advocates “Corridor Budgeting” to Deal with Uncertainties Head On
   February 2013
PricewaterhouseCoopers 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 Study: @RISK used to Model Blood Screening Safety. @RISK Tips: Using @RISK to Estimate Oil and Gas Reserves.

2012

» @RISK Plays Key Role in Toy Maker LEGO’s Enterprise Risk Management Strategy
   December 2012
@RISK Plays Key Role in Toy Maker LEGO’s Enterprise Risk Management Strategy. Palisade Featured in Actuarial Post. Identifying Key Risks to the Development of a Pellet Manufacturing Plant Analysis. Case Study: Portfolio Management & Financial Planning using @RISK. @RISK Tips: Modeling Tolerance Analysis in Six Sigma: Gear Pump Assembly Optimization.

» @RISK and Hurricane Call Centers
   November 2012
@RISK and Hurricane Call Centers. Palisade Risk Conference Las Vegas an Overwhelming Success. @RISK and Project Cost and Schedule Modeling. Case Study: Halcrow Group Ltd and the UK Environment Agency Manage the Risk of Flooding using @RISK. @RISK Tips: Supply Chain Management and Inventory Optimization with RISKOptimizer.

» Risk Analysis and Real Options in Upstream Projects using @RISK:
The Gulf of Mexico Case at Petrobras

   October 2012
Risk Analysis and Real Options in Upstream Projects using @RISK: The Gulf of Mexico Case at Petrobras. Intel uses @RISK and PrecisionTree for Product Development. Network Versions for @RISK 6.0 and DecisionTools Suite 6.0 Now Available. Case Study: @RISK used for Product Reliability in Sub-Sea Oil & Gas Projects. @RISK Tips: Customizing @RISK Simulation Reports using Excel Templates

» Palisade DecisionTools Suite version 6 - Now Available!
   August 2012
Palisade is pleased to announce the release of new version 6.0 of @RISK and the DecisionTools Suite! @RISK 6.0 for Excel now also integrates with Microsoft Project, as well as includes easier-to-understand graphs, new time-series modeling, better distribution fitting, and more.  RISKOptimizer and Evolver have been enhanced with the new OptQuest solving engine, improving speed and accuracy on many types of models.  PrecisionTree now includes Bayesian revision and greatly improved tree editing.  StatTools and NeuralTools offer new types of analyses.  There is something for everyone in the new DecisionTools Suite!

» Palisade Risk Conference Las Vegas: Program Schedule Now Available
   August 2012
Palisade Risk Conference Las Vegas: Program Schedule Now Available. British Columbia Hydro Uses @RISK to Evaluate Equipment Replacement. Palisade in E-commerce Times: "Knowledge is Power: Embracing Risk Analysis". Case Study: Steel Giant Uses @RISK to Manage Furnace Shutdown. @RISK Tips: Modeling Insurance Claims with Simulation, the Compound Function, and Resampling.

» @RISK used to Determine Viability of Offshore Wind Farms
   July 2012
@RISK used to Determine Viability of Offshore Wind Farms. Palisade Discusses Supply Chain Risk in SupplyChainBrain. Palisade Events Around the World. Case Study: ADWEC uses @RISK to Forecast Water Demand in Abu Dhabi. @RISK Tips: Oil and Gas Focus: "Simple Production Forecasting" and "Production and Economic Forecast using Exponential Decline".

» Scottsdale Insurance Company Utilizes @RISK to Choose between Competing Opportunities
   June 2012
Scottsdale Insurance Company Utilizes @RISK to Choose between Competing Opportunities. Save the Date: Palisade Risk Conference Las Vegas! Nov. 7-8. Palisade Asia-Pacific Risk Conference Attracts Diverse Delegation. Case Study: A Case to Reforecast Contingency throughout the Implementation Stage of a Project. @RISK Tips: Using Real Options to Value a Lease on a Gold Mine.

» Unilever uses Palisade’s DecisionTools Suite Software to Inform Decisions on Innovation
   May 2012
Unilever uses Palisade’s DecisionTools Suite Software to Inform Decisions on Innovation. Palisade Europe Risk Conference Attracts Diverse, Engaged Delegation. Case Study: Air, Land, and Sea: @RISK used for Transportation Planning in Denmark. @RISK Tips: Cash Flow Analysis - Setting up a Project Financing Spreadsheet.

» @RISK Used to Secure Financing for Infrastructure Projects in South Africa
   April 2012
@RISK Used to Secure Financing for Infrastructure Projects in South Africa. Case Studies, Training, and Consulting at Palisade Risk Conference Sydney. Monte Carlo & Reinsurance in National Underwriter P&C Magazine. Case Study: Unknown Unknowns in Project Probabilistic Cost and Schedule Risk Models. @RISK Tips: Determining the Optimal Reorder Point and Quantity in Inventory Management.

» Det Norske Veritas (DNV) uses @RISK to Identify Risks in Energy Systems
   March 2012
DNV uses @RISK to Identify Risks in Energy Systems. Full Conference Programme Available for Sydney and London Palisade Risk Conferences. Palisade Global Events. Case Study: Cornell and Purdue use @RISK to Assess US Agriculture Policy. @RISK Tips: Insuring a Business Risk.

» @RISK Used for Quantifying Uncertainty and Defining Project
Contingency Budget for Canadian Department of National Defense

   February 2012
@RISK Used for Quantifying Uncertainty and Defining Project Contingency Budget for Canadian Department of National Defense. Calendar for Palisade Risk Conferences. DecisionTools Suite 6.0 Beta Now Available. Stay in Touch with Fellow Experts on LinkedIn. Case Study: Strategic Transport Decision-Making using @RISK and Scenario Foresight. @RISK Tips: To Buy or Lease & to Own or Charter.

» Black & Veatch uses @RISK to Model Project Contingencies
   January 2012
Black & Veatch uses @RISK to Model Project Contingencies. DecisionTools Suite 6.0 Beta Now Available. Participate in Aberdeen Research’s Financial Planning, Budgeting, and Forecasting Survey. Palisade Risk Conference Sydney: Save the Date – 29-30 May. Case Study: Community Services Provider Arc of Yates utilizes Palisade’s @RISK to Predict Potential Budget Shortfalls. @RISK Tips: Managing Risk in a Loan Portfolio.

2011

» @RISK Helps to Analyze Energy Market Risks in European Union
   December 2011
@RISK Helps to Analyze Energy Market Risks in European Union. Bastian Solutions Illustrates use of @RISK to Understand Complex Systems. Case Study: @RISK Used to Determine Strategy for Biomass Energy. @RISK Tips: Using @RISK to Model Swaps.

» UPS Uses @RISK for Sustainability Study
   November 2011
UPS Uses @RISK for Sustainability Study. Palisade Risk Conference Las Vegas Attracts Diverse Crowd. Case Study: Risk Modeling of a Mega Project Cost Estimate at Husky Energy. @RISK Tips: Supply Chain Management.

» Over 40 Sessions, One-on-One Consulting Offered at Palisade Risk Conference Las Vegas
   October 2011
Palisade's New Experts’ Corner Video Series. DecisionTools Suite Fuels Business Case for Biofuels Plant. Palisade Risk Conference Rio de Janeiro Draws Record Crowd. Case Study: Petrobras Uses @RISK for E&P Analysis. @RISK Tips: Evaluating Projects with Different Variances

» Intel uses @RISK and PrecisionTree for Product Development
   September 2011
Author Christina Ray to Deliver Plenary at Palisade Risk Conference Las Vegas. Palisade Events Around the Globe. Case Study: Modeling Renewable Energy Products. @RISK Tips: Using Simulation Statistics Functions

» @RISK Quantifies Market Feasibility for Aerospace Leader Thales
   August 2011
Program Schedule Now Available for Palisade Risk Conference Series - Las Vegas. Palisade Events Around the Globe. Three New Books by Roy Nersesian on Business Risk Management. Case Study: Investment Based $ports Gaming. @RISK Tips: Customizing @RISK Simulation Reports using Excel Templates

» PricewaterhouseCoopers Recommends @RISK to Reduce Insurance Costs
   July 2011
@RISK 5.7.1 and the DecisionTools Suite 5.7.1 are now available. Palisade Risk Conference Series - Las Vegas, November 10-11 - Save the Date. Case Study: Calculating ROI on Property with @RISK. @RISK Tips: Using @RISK with PrecisionTree in the DecisionTools Suite

» Petrobras Uses @RISK for E&P Analysis
   June 2011
@RISK Featured in Reinsurance Application Journal: "Using Simulation to Support the Reinsurance Decision of a Medical Stop-Loss Provider". Palisade Risk Conference Series - Las Vegas and Mexico City. Case Study: Using the DecisionTools Suite for a Biofuel Plant Analysis. @RISK Tips: Scatter Plots

» European Investment Bank recommends @RISK
   to determine feasibility of railway capital investments

   May 2011
Palisade Risk Management Roadshow: Boston. Palisade Risk Conference Series - Las Vegas and Mexico City. New Book Uses DecisionTools Suite. 2011 European Roadshow. Case Study: World Conservation Union puts DecisionTools to work for endangered species. @RISK Tips: Summary Graphs: Saving Simulations

» Palisade Opens Office in Tokyo, Japan
   April 2011
Palisade Risk Conference in Las Vegas - Call for presenters. Case Study: DecisionTools Suite Mitigates Volcano Risks in Guatemala. @RISK Tips: Summary Graphs: Box Plots and Trend Charts for Ranges

» At Cummins Inc. @RISK is Standard for Six Sigma
   March 2011
Palisade Risk Conference in Amsterdam. Case Study: Assessing Traffic and Revenue Studies for Tolled Facilities Using @RISK. @RISK Tips: Format Cells with @RISK Inputs and Outputs.

» Merck Uses @RISK for Value-at-Risk
   February 2011
Join PwC, Unilver, DNV and More at the Palisade Risk Conference in Amsterdam. Case Study: Forestalling Foreclosure: Using @RISK to Analyze Debt Capacity and Find a Strategic Alternative to Default.

» Fluor Bases Global Oil and Gas Estimates on @RISK
   January 2011
Palisade Events in India. Palisade Risk Conference in Amsterdam — Programme Available. Case Study: Modeling Renewable Energy Products. @RISK Tips: Reporting in Excel.

2010

» Palisade Kicks off 2011 Conference Series in Amsterdam
   December 2010
Join Leaders from PriceWaterhouseCoopers, Unilever, DNV, Captum Advisors, and many, many others. Case Study: Modeling Adverse Consequences in the Financial Markets - Decision-Theoretic Risk Management Models. @RISK Tip: Using Simulation Statistics Functions.

» PrecisionTree Aids in Rescue of Chilean Miners
   November 2010
64-bit @RISK and DecisionTools Suite 5.7 Now Available. Case Study: Intel uses @RISK and PrecisionTree for Product Development. @RISK Tip: Sensitivity Simulation using Multiple Simulations.

» New York City Uses @RISK to Prepare for Pandemics
   October 2010
Schedule Now Available – Join Leaders from Intel, Aerojet, DNV, AECOM, Petrobras, and Many More. @RISK Reviewed in Six Sigma IQ: “Extremely Fast”. Palisade Quoted in Chartered Institute for IT: “The Opportunity for Risk Improvement is Now”.

» Palisade in Strategic Risk: “Why Risk Managers Need a Higher Profile”
   August 2010
Palisade Sponsors Society of Decision Professionals. Case Study: Cost Risk Analysis and Estimation using @RISK and Palisade Custom Development. @RISK Tips: Customized Solutions using @RISK and VBA for Excel.

» Financial Times, Oliver Wyman: Better Risk Implementation Needed
   July 2010
The Financial Times and Oliver Wyman, an international management consulting firm, recently collaborated on a research project on emerging risks. INFORMS Analytics: Monte Carlo Tops Decision Analysis Methods. Case Study: Calculation of Construction Costs for Building Projects using @RISK. @RISK Tips: Sharing Simulation Models with Function Swap in @RISK.

» BC Hydro uses @RISK to calculate uncertainty of electricity-conservation projects
   June 2010
With $5 billion in revenue and 1.7 million customers, BC Hydro, the largest electricity supplier in British Columbia, Canada, has used Palisade's risk analysis software @RISK for electricity load forecasting for many years. Palisade Risk Conferences announced in Sydney, Las Vegas, and Lima, Peru. Case study: The Economics of Supply Chain Risk Management Using @RISK. @RISK Tips: When Modeling, Correlations Can Be Critical.

» Decision Making Under Uncertainty at Unilever
   April/May 2010
Global consumer products leader Unilever incorporates @RISK into a structured, methodical approach to decision making with probabilistic analysis at the heart of its reasoning. Case study: Case study: ENGCOMP Uses @RISK to Define Budget for Canadian Department of National Defence’s Fleet Maintenance Facility Project. @RISK Tips: Robust Risk Analysis Made Easy with VBA.

» @RISK 5.5.1 and DecisionTools Suite 5.5.1 Now Available
   March 2010
The update of the DecisionTools Suite includes new features as well as full translations into Spanish, Portuguese, German, French, and Japanese.

» La toute nouvelle série DecisionTools Suite 5.5.1 est aujourd'hui disponible en français
   mars 2010
DecisionTools Suite, seule série intégrée de programmes d’analyse du risque et de modélisation décisionnelle aujourd’hui proposée sur le marché, a été traduite en français.

» 新しい DecisionTools Suite 5.5.1 の日本語版がリリースされました。
   行進 2010
リスク分析と意思決定分析が統合された唯一のセット製品 DecisionTools Suite が、新たに日本語化されました。

» Die ganz neue DecisionTools Suite 5.5.1 ist jetzt auch deutschsprachig erhältlich
   März 2010
Die DecisionTools Suite, bei der es sich um den einzigen derzeit auf dem Markt befindlichen Satz von integrierten Risiko- und Entscheidungsanalyseprogrammen handelt, ist jetzt auch ins Deutsche übersetzt worden.

» Palisade Growth Picks Up in the Middle East
   March 2010
Palisade have recently been focusing on developing the customer base in the Middle East, with a growing list of oil and gas companies in particular now using Palisade tools. However, although hydrocarbons may dominate the economies of the area, there are also an increasing number of other companies using the products in industries ranging from finance, construction and government through to banking, insurance and healthcare.

» Wayne Winston on Huffington Post: @RISK Simulates March Madness
   March 2010
Sports stats expert and author of Mathletics Wayne Winston has used @RISK to simulate the NCAA Men’s Tournament 5,000 times.

» London Risk Conference Program Announced
   February 2010
The Palisade London Risk Conference will take place at the Institute of Directors, 14-15 April , 2010, and will cover a wide variety of innovative approaches to risk and decision analysis. Also included is the upcoming Palisade Health Risk Forum in San Diego, as well as a new case study featuring Tioga Energy.

» U.S HUD, Wall Street Seek to Improve Risk Management Methods
   January 2010
The US Federal Housing Administration proposes new regulations to further reduce risks to its single-family insurance fund. Also coming up: the Palisade Health Risk Analysis Forum in San Diego on March 31, and the 2010 Palisade Risk Conference in London on 14-15 April. Also includes case study: A Game Plan for Successful Sports Wagering with Clay Graham, DePaul University, as well as new @RISK Modeling tips: Correlation of Input Variables.

2009

» Huffington Post: @RISK Analyzes Bowl Championship Series
   December 2009
Sports Stats Expert Wayne Winston Breaks Down the BCS; 2010 Palisade Conference in London; 2010 Health Risk Analysis Forum; Upcoming Webcasts; Monte Carlo, where speed counts; Using Monte Carlo simulation for cost risk analysis; A Stochastic Simulation Model for Dairy Business Investment Decisions @RISK Modeling Tips; Automating @RISK with VBA.

» KPMG Report Recommends Risk Executive, Stronger Risk Management
   November 2009
KPMG Report Recommends use of a Risk Executive; Unilever Highlights NYC Conference » New Book from Wayne Winston: Mathletics; Upcoming Webcasts; Palisade Blog Headlines Case Studies; FiduciaryVest Uses @RISK for Asset Allocation Modeling @RISK Modeling Tips; Percentile Distribution Parameters.

» NYC Conference Shaping up to be Biggest Yet; European Roadshow is Rolling
   September 2009
The 2009 Palisade Conference will be held at the Hyatt Jersey City October 21-22, 2009. The European Road Show has now started rolling into cities around Europe and the initial events have been well-received by attendees. Also: "Introduction to Financial Models for Management and Planning" book features @RISK, and case study "Using @RISK in Cost Risk Analysis"; plus upcoming Webcasts and Blog headlines.

» Automating Cost Risk Analysis with @RISK
   August 2009
@RISK can be used to model cost ranges as well as risk registers, all using probability distribution functions in Excel. In addition, correlation between related variables can be captured by adding a correlation matrix to your cost model.

» @RISK Modeling Best Practices
   July 2009
Dr. Michael Rees, Director of Training & Consulting, suggests the best practices when building simulation models with @RISK.

» Announcing @RISK 5.5 and DecisionTools Suite 5.5!
   June 2009
Current @RISK 5.0 users will benefit from faster simulations — 2x to a remarkable 20x times faster than before — as well as new scatter plots from scenario analyses, a freehand distribution artist, and an Excel-style Insert Function dialog and graphs. @RISK 5.5 brings a range of new features to improve your analysis, save time, and encourage systematic adoption of risk analysis across your organization.

» Les presentamos @RISK 5.5 en Español: El nuevo estándar en análisis de riesgo
   Junio de 2009
Todos los menús, cajas de diálogo, informes de salida, archivos de ayuda y tutoriales de @RISK han sido cuidadosamente traducidos al español. Así podrá acceder a toda su excelente funcionalidad en su idioma.

» Apresentamos o @RISK 5.5 em português: o novo padrão em análise de risco
   Jun 2009
Todos os menus, caixas de diálogo, relatórios de outputs, arquivos de ajuda e tutoriais do @RISK foram cuidadosamente traduzidos para o português. Agora você pode aproveitar os excelentes recursos do programa no seu idioma.

» Nouveau @RISK 5.5 en Français : Une nouvelle norme de l’analyse du risque
   Juin 2009
Tous les menus, boîtes de dialogue, rapports de sortie, fichiers d’aide et didacticiels @RISK ont été soigneusement traduits en Français . Vous bénéficiez ainsi de toute la puissance du logiciel dans votre propre langue.

» @RISK 5.5 auf Deutsch ist hier: Ein neuer Standard für die Risikoanalyse
   Juni 2009
Alle @RISK-Menüs, Dialogfelder, Ausgabeberichte, Hilfedateien und Lernprogramme sind sorgfältig ins Deutsche übersetzt worden. Mit anderen Worten, Sie erhalten die gleiche großartige Funktionalität auch in Ihrer Muttersprache.

» @RISK 5.5 日本語版のご案内: リスク分析の新水準
   2009年6月
@RISK のすべてのメニュー、ダイアログ、出力レポート、ヘルプ ファイル、 およびチュートリアルは、日本語に完全翻訳されています。英語版とまったく同 じ高機能をそのまま日本語でもご利用になれます。

» Fed Uses Monte Carlo Simulation for Banking Sector Stress Tests
   May 2009
The U.S. Federal Reserve used Monte Carlo Simulation in assessing the financial condition of the nation's 19 largest banks. This “stress test” was designed to determine the capital buffers required for the banks to withstand losses and maintain lending even in worsening economic conditions. Wayne Winston, professor and distinguished author, has a new book out called Mathletics: How Gamblers, Managers, and Sports Enthusiasts Use Mathematics in Baseball, Basketball, and Football. Also featured are new blog topics, case studies, and web casts, including Executive Pay for Performance using @RISK presented by Marwaan Karame, IDG Capital Group.

» @RISK Reduces Energy Costs
   April 2009
Águas do Douro e Paiva (AdDP), a Portuguese water utility company, used Palisade’s Monte Carlo simulation tool, to determine the impact on energy costs of building a new power sub-station and the refurbishment of eight water pumping stations. Announcing the Palisade Conference 2009 in New York City: Risk Analysis, Applications, and Training. Palisade Energy Risk Forum Houston, May 21, 2009 and Palisade Academic Symposium Houston, May 22, 2009. Case Study: Predictive Analysis using The DecisionTools Suite . Blog Headlines, industry models, upcoming webcasts.

» Risk Management as Good Business
   March 2009
Yale University behavioral economists professor Robert Shiller recently identified the cause of the financial crisis, clearly stating: “The real problem is that we weren’t managing risk.” Using Palisade risk analysis tools @RISK and DecisionTools Suite, analysts and managers can make quantitative, data-driven, better-informed decisions. Watch a Free Webcast: Predictive Analysis using The DecisionTools Suite with Prakash Shrivastava of Strategic Management International. Also, in Palisade Blogs, a well-received post on some fairly standard but often simply not implemented “best practice principles” in Excel modeling, and two behavioral economists at the Wharton School have recently published a statistical analysis of win-loss patterns in NCAA basketball games. In @RISK tips: a model for the oil and gas industry that forecasts production, revenues, and present value based on exponential decline.

» CFO Magazine Notes Rise of Risk Management
   February 2009
The January 2009 issue of CFO magazine cites a survey in which nearly half the respondents expect to implement broad changes to their risk management policies and practices. In many companies, financial or other projections must be accompanied by probabilistic assessments, such as an @RISK Monte Carlo simulation. Also, Palisade is a featured exhibitor at the ASQ Lean Six Sigma Conference in Phoenix, AZ. Correlation modeling, and a grant for Colorado State University to develop risk assessment and decision evaluation tools are featured in this month’s blogs.

» Lack of Risk Management Cited as a Key Cause of the Credit Crunch
   January 2009
Plus: See @RISK at the 10th Annual Lean Six Sigma & Process Improvement Summit. Palisade Energierisikomanagement Konferenz 5. Februar 2009, Schloss Reichartshausen. Blog headlines, upcoming webcasts, Analytics in the Press, @RISK Tips, and more.

 



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