Palisade Celebrates 20th Anniversary

Palisade is proud to announce its twentieth year as the leading developer of desktop risk and decision analysis software. In an era when software companies come and go, Palisade has achieved two decades of innovation and steady growth. The company will commemorate the occasion with a number of public education and promotional events throughout the next twelve months.

Global Presence
According to company founder and President Sam McLafferty: “We’re a global company. We have offices in New York, Colorado, and London; over a dozen products, and more than 120,000 users in over 100 countries.”

Variety of Products and Services
From its beginnings in 1984, the company has delivered unsurpassed analytical solutions to analysts and decision makers around the world. Palisade’s product line has evolved from PRISM, the first desktop Monte Carlo simulation tool, to such recognizable brands as @RISK, the DecisionTools® Suite, @RISK for Project, and most recently StatTools™. Palisade training services has expanded to include public seminars and custom training on four continents.

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20th Anniversary Risk Short Course Series

In celebration of 20 years of software innovation, Palisade is hosting a series of public short courses to be held in major cities across North America and Europe. These courses will introduce powerful quantitative risk and decision analysis techniques.

The course sessions are free of charge. Attendees get hands-on experience with Palisade's @RISK and DecisionTools Suite software. Real-world applications in a variety of industries will be covered. Anyone who works with Excel and faces risk or uncertainty should attend.

Learn At Your Convenience
Sessions will be three hours in length and repeat twice in the day. Attendees will have the opportunity to gain valuable insight into how to make better decisions without having to sacrifice the entire working day.

What's Covered
The goal of each session is to provide a basic foundation for how risk analysis works. After the session attendees should be better able to identify and quantify the risks they face.

The 20th Anniversary Risk Short Courses begin this fall. Registration is free, but space is limited, so register today.

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Palisade Seminar Schedule

Risk Assessment for Beginning/Intermediate Users

Auckland, New Zealand
9 - 11 August
Seattle, WA
9 - 11 August
Mexico City, Mexico
30 Aug - Sept 1
(en español/in Spanish)

Boston, MA
13 - 15 September
Chicago, IL
27 - 29 September
Perth, Australia
5 - 7 October

Risk Assessment: Oil & Gas Focus
Calgary, AB, Canada
16 - 18 August

20th Anniversary Risk Short Course
Chicago, IL
30 September

Introduction to Project Risk Assessment
Perth, Australia
11 - 12 October

More information on Palisade seminars.

StatTools Reviewed

“StatTools Does As Good A Job As It Is Possible To Imagine.”
Scientific Computing World: “Deeply Impressed”
For the January / February 2004 edition of Scientific Computing World, reviewer Felix Grant said that "StatTools does as good a job as it is possible to imagine.” He concluded: “I have been deeply impressed by StatTools."
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DM Review: “Very Easy to Learn”
StatTools was also reviewed in the July 2004 edition of DM Review, by Dr. Jack Yurkiewicz of the Lubin School of Business at Pace University in New York. According to Dr. Yurkiewicz, "The program is very easy to learn and use, students have no difficulty with it at all. I recommend StatTools to Excel users who want reliable basic statistics."
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Scientific Computing & Instrumentation: “Much to Appreciate ”
According to reviewer John Wass in the July 2004 issue of Scientific Computing & Instrumentation, users of StatTools "will find much to appreciate." He states, "It seems that the developers did indeed hit the most important items for a variety of industrial applications."
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