Consulting Firms & 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.
Earthquake insurance – Cost-effective modeling
An analysis of earthquake scenarios and insurance rates helped a San Francisco county optimize insurance premiums and move toward a long-term risk management strategy.
Reducing flood risk in Ho Chi Minh City
After a devastating flood in Ho Chi Minh City, the World Bank used Analytica to develop a robust strategy to help the city manage and reduce risks of future flooding.