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Palisade Corp.

Software Publishing

  • Products:
  • The DecisionTools® Suite
  • PrecisionTree®
  • RISKOptimizer™
  • TopRank®
  • @RISK
  • StatTools
  • NeuralTools®
  • Evolver™ BigPicture™

Palisade Corp. is the maker of the world’s leading risk and decision analysis software. The DecisionTools® Suite provides an array of products for making better decisions by the numbers, including PrecisionTree®, RISKOptimizer™, TopRank®, and @RISK, a Monte Carlo simulation add-in for Microsoft Excel providing advanced uncertainty and risk modeling. Additionally, Palisade’s StatTools provides 36 wide-ranging statistical procedures, five built-in data utilities, and custom analysis; while NeuralTools® “learns” existing data to make predictions, both numeric and categorical, from new data. Palisade’s mass spectrometry division develops reference databases and software for mass spectrometry data systems. The tool Evolver™ is an advanced optimization add-in for Microsoft Excel using an innovative genetic algorithm and linear programming technology to quickly solve problems in finance, distribution, scheduling, resource allocation, manufacturing, budgeting, engineering, and more. BigPicture™ allows users to create mind maps to organize thoughts and ideas, or create dynamic maps from any type of spreadsheet data.

Cornell Connection

Palisade works closely with faculty in Cornell’s Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology in developing mass spectrometry programs. The company has provided risk and decision analysis software and training to students in the Johnson Graduate School of Management and the School of Hotel Administration. Palisade has also partnered with the School of Operations Research and Industrial Engineering on graduate research projects