NYU Stern School of Business

Business Analytics Club

44 West 4th Street

Henry Kaufman Management Center
New York City, NY 10012
United States

bac@stern.nyu.edu

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CRYSTAL BALL

Main Purpose

Spreadsheet based application for predictive modeling, forecasting, simulation, and optimization


Benefits of this Resource

Builds on Monte Carlo and predictive modeling tools
Provides optimization and calculation capabilities


Limitations

Primarily used for predictive and optimization analytics.  Excel based.
 


File Type Compatibility

XLS(X)


Level of Expertise Required

Low


Where to access

NYU stern students are offered the program for free
 


Sources to Learn

http://www.oracle.com/us/products/applications/crystalball/resources/index.html (under the resources tab)