The Business Analyst's Secret Weapon:
Advanced analytics using skills you already have
INTEGRATED ANALYTIC SOLVER
Everything You Need for Insights and Better Decisions
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Get everything you’d find in high-end enterprise analytics software, but with far lower cost, risk, and learning curve.
Leverage your Excel expertise in both desktop and cloud versions - your license and your model work in both.
All data mining, optimization and simulation features always available - upgrade model size and pay only for what you need.
OPTIMIZATION AND EXCEL SOLVER
Find the Best Way to Allocate Scarce Resources
Upgrade the Excel Solver with the World's Most Powerful Optimizers
Premium Solver: 100% upward compatible from the Solver in Excel - just open your workbook and solve, then expand to handle thousands of variables and constraints.
Guided Mode automatically diagnoses your model, finds (and even fixes) modeling problems, and helps you select the best optimization method and Solver Engine.
Solve every type and size of problem, using methods from linear/mixed-integer programming, nonlinear and global optimization, genetic algorithms and local search.
MONTE CARLO SIMULATION
Understand, Quantify, and Control Your Risks
Explore Thousands of Scenarios in Seconds
Risk Solver: Start with any what-if model - easily add uncertain inputs with our Distribution Wizard, or use your historical data for fitting or resampling.
Get instant charts and statistics that show the full range of outcomes, and what factors really matter for the results you care most about.
Find better choices for the factors you can control, using parameterized simulations, simulation optimization, and industry-leading stochastic optimization.
DATA MINING AND FORECASTING
Find Hidden Relationships, Make Better Predictions
Point-and-Click Wizards Make You a Data Mining Whiz
XLMiner: Sample data from virtually any database, from Oracle or SQL Server to Excel's own PowerPivot in-memory database handling 100 million rows or more.
Visualize your data with multiple linked charts, data-driven colors, panels, zooming, brushing and more. Easily transform, cluster, and identify or extract features from data.
Point and click to use text mining, time series forecasting, regression, ensembles of classification and regression trees or neural networks, affinity analysis and more.
DEVELOPER APIs AND WEB SERVICES
Easily Add Analytics to Your Applications
For Desktop, Server, Mobile and Cloud-based Apps
Easier: Load, update and solve Excel workbook models from your application, running on-premise or in the cloud, on Azure or AWS.
Easiest of all: Define your model in our high-level RASON® modeling language, and solve on your desktop or server, or via our REST API in your web or mobile app.
Start Your Journey from Business Analyst Pro to Analytics Ninja:
Tutorials - Videos - Webinars - Online Courses for You and Your Team
Solvers, or optimizers, are software tools that help users determine the best way to allocate scarce resources. Examples include allocating money to investments, or locating new warehouse facilities, or scheduling hospital operating rooms. In each case, multiple decisions need to be made in the best possible way while simultaneously satisfying a number of requirements (or constraints). The "best" or optimal solution might mean maximizing profits, minimizing costs, or achieving the best possible quality. Here are some representative examples of optimization problems:
Finance/Investment: Cash management, capital budgeting, portfolio optimization.
Manufacturing: Job shop scheduling, blending, cutting stock problems.
Distribution and Networks: Routing, truck loading, fleet scheduling.
Simulation/Risk Analysis Tutorial
Quantitative risk analysis is the practice of creating a mathematical model of a project or process that explicitly includes uncertain parameters that we cannot control, and also decision variables that we can control. Monte Carlo simulation explores thousands of possible scenarios, and calculates the impact of the uncertain parameters and the decisions we make on outcomes that we care about -- such as profit and loss, investment returns, environmental results and more. Industries where simulation and risk analysis are heavily used include:
Pharmaceuticals: Modeling R&D and clinical trials
Oil & Gas: Modeling drilling projects
Insurance: Modeling frequency and types of claims
Hear what some of our customers are saying
The Premium Solver Platform with Xpress Solver engine has been a huge asset to us. We have been able to utilize the solver’s capability to run extremely complex models of our distribution network uncovering large savings; our first project uncovered nearly $1MM in savings.
Kraft Foods, Inc. USA
...Then I discovered Solver and all the stuff I had done before after months of programming and sweat was there at my fingertips. The package seemed to go way beyond my wildest dreams. And all the other little extra bits were there as well at the click of a button - non-negative and integer coefficients, constraints, and some other bits I have yet to use. And the thing just works! ...
Senior Scientist, Plant and Food Research Co, New Zealand
The Frontline Premium Solver was very helpful in solving a large water reuse optimization problem for one of our manufacturing plant. It was also very easy to integrate with Excel.
Aditya Birla Science and Technology, India