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Consulting Firms and Analysts

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.  

Are cows worse than cars for greenhouse gas?

Turns out that methane from farm animals generates more greenhouse gas emissions than cars, trucks, trains, and planes combined.

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Green Purchasing

Analytica helps organizations compare the environmental costs of the products they need, so they can consider the environmental footprint of their buying decisions.

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CITL finds $44 billion in savings

Computerized order entry software in US health clinics could avoid 2 million adverse drug reactions and reduce costs by $44 billion per year.

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Bechtel SAIC

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. 

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Savings from shifting electricity load to off-peak

This open-source Analytica tool evaluates the cost-effectiveness of load-shifting technologies, including batteries and thermal cooling.

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Helping Tucson Electric Power meet Renewable Portfolio Standards

Navigant Consulting created RE-Sim™, an Analytica model, to help TEP plan how to add generating capacity from renewable sources.

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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.

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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.

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