Consulting Firms and Analysts
Many consulting firms use Analytica for building quantitative decision models for their clients. A common reason is given by Robert Brown III, President of Decision Insights "I estimate that the time I spend writing Analytica models is one quarter to one half of that devoted to similarly complex spreadsheets. " Many consultants use Analytica's influence diagrams in discussions with clients and stakeholders. They find influence diagrams a great tool to facilitate discussion as they identify key decisions, objectives, and uncertainties. It encourages participants' buy-in to the modeling process and its results.
Are cows worse than cars for greenhouse gas?
It turns out that methane from cows, pigs, and sheep generates more greenhouse warming than cars, trucks, trains, and planes combined. Canada uses Analytica to estimate the...More »
Green purchasing offers a way for organizations to reduce their environmental footprint — by considering the environmental impact of products and services in their buying...More »
CITL finds $44 billion in savings
Computerized order entry software in US health clinics could avoid 2 million adverse drug reactions and save $44 billion per year.More »
Analytica was selected to evaluate life-cycle costs for the proposed radioactive waste repository at Yucca Mountain, NV, after comparing it with 12 other software tools.More »
Savings from shifting electricity load to off-peak
Energy storage technologies, including batteries and thermal cooling, shift electrical power loads to off-peak times. This reduces the cost of power and the need for expensive new...More »
Helping Tucson Electric Power meet Renewable Portfolio Standards
Navigant Consulting created RE-Sim™ to help Tucson Electric Power develop plams to meet Arizona's Renewable Portfolio Standards (RPS).More »
Earthquake insurance - Cost-effective modeling
Certus Consulting’s analysis of earthquake scenarios and insurance rates helped a San Francisco county optimize insurance premiums and move toward a long-term risk management...More »
Reducing flood risk in Ho Chi Minh City
After a devastating flood in Ho Chi Minh City, the World Bank worked with the city to develop a robust strategy for flood control to manage and mitigate future risks.More »