@RISK icon


See All Possible Outcomes in Complex Situations

Advanced Risk Analysis for Microsoft Excel and Project.

Palisade software really makes it a lot easier to handle large, complex systems in data analysis.

Michael Watson
Program Manager, Lockheed Martin

@RISK gives us the power to perform Monte Carlo methods in a single cell in Excel. This saves us time and simplifies the spreadsheets we work in.

Liran Blasbalg
Actuarial Analyst, Deloitte

We love it because it incorporates distribution fitting and gives us the flexibility to evaluate alternative distributions on screen.

Art Misyan

We’ve trained well over a thousand people throughout the company on @RISK, and rely on it for our entire range of investment decisions.

Robert Hunt
Former Associate Director for Investment Analytics, Procter & Gamble

@RISK for Project Management

Project managers in all sectors use @RISK to identify potential risks in cost estimation and project scheduling. @RISK for Excel can connect with Microsoft Project, allowing you to perform cost and schedule modeling from the more flexible Excel environment. @RISK helps analysts create a realistic picture of which risks to take and which to avoid, allowing for the best decision making under uncertainty.

Gannett Fleming

@RISK for Project facilitates an integrated approach to quantifying schedule and cost risks and offers concise evaluations of their potential impacts. The software allows us to confidently address FTA requirements.

Dan Estrada
Project Manager, Gannett Fleming
Get Started With A Free Trial


@RISK (pronounced “at risk”) is an add-in to Microsoft Excel that lets you analyze risk using Monte Carlo simulation. @RISK shows you virtually all possible outcomes for any situation—and tells you how likely they are to occur. This means you can judge which risks to take on and which ones to avoid—critical insight in today’s uncertain world.

  • Works With Excel & Project Models
  • Avoid Pitfalls and Uncover Opportunities
  • Plan Better Strategies
  • Identify Factors Causing Risk
  • Communicate Risk To Others
Explore the functionality of each part of the @RISK software ribbon. Learn how the features work, improve your efficiency, and avoid errors in your risk analysis models.
@RISK screenshot

How @RISK Is Used

@RISK enables endless applications, including these in Project Management:

  • Cost Estimation
  • Schedule Risk Management
  • Risk Registers
  • Contingency Planning

Customer Success Stories

Learn how @RISK has helped decision makers in Project Management to improve risk and decision analysis efforts.

UK Ministry of Defence
View Info
City of Edmonton / SMA Consulting
View Info
View Info
Patrick Engineering / MBTA
View Info

Product Resources

Explore examples and tutorials on how to make @RISK work best for you.

Introduction to Project Risk Management using @RISK
Watch Webinar
Generating Combined Cost & Schedule Risk Analysis using @RISK
Watch Webinar
Step-by-Step Schedule Risk Analysis example
House Project Crashing
Download Model
@RISK for Project Management Brochure

Features To Meet Your Needs

See @RISK's Complete Feature Set

Monte Carlo Simulation

By sampling different possible inputs, @RISK calculates thousands of possible future outcomes, and the chances they will occur. This helps you avoid likely hazards—and uncover hidden opportunities.

More About Monte Carlo Simulation

100% Excel Integration

@RISK integrates seamlessly with Excel’s function set and ribbon, letting you work in a familiar environment with with results you can trust.

Sensitivity Analysis

@RISK identifies and ranks the most important factors driving your risks, so you can plan strategies—and resources—accordingly.

Learn About Sensitivity Analysis

Graphs and Reports

@RISK offers a wide variety of customizable, exportable graphing and reporting options that let you communicate risk to all stakeholders.

Extensive Modeling Features

With a broad library of probability distributions, data fitting tools, and correlation modeling, @RISK lets you represent any scenario in any industry with the highest level of accuracy.

See @RISK's Complete Feature Set

Save Over 50% When You Buy The DecisionTools Suite

Save Over 50% When You Buy The DecisionTools Suite

The DecisionTools Suite

The complete risk and decision analysis toolkit, including @RISK, PrecisionTree, TopRank, NeuralTools, StatTools, Evolver, RISKOptimizer, and BigPicture.

See Pricing Options

Additional Benefits


Maintenance is free for the first year of your software.

  • Free upgrades when new software versions are released
  • Full access to Technical Support


Technical Support is available to help with installation, operational problems, or errors.

  • Free with a current maintenance plan
  • Available nearly 24 hours


Leverage the power of @RISK in your own custom application with Palisade Custom Development.

  • Engage Palisade to design your solution
  • Standardize your analyses and reduce learning curves

Next Steps