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Dec. 15, 2023
University of Witwatersrand Uses @RISK to Give Mining Engineering Students Practical Financial Analysis Experience

In conjunction with the South African mining industry, the School has developed comprehensive programmes of undergraduate and post graduate courses designed to equip students with proficiencies and knowledge that will be required in their professional lives spanning the entire spectrum of the discipline – from technical subjects for specialist skills in mining, mineral resource management […]

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Dec. 15, 2023
Which Kidney, and When? @RISK Helps in Decision Process around Live Donor Kidneys for Transplant

Living donor kidney transplantation is the treatment of choice for patients suffering from advanced renal failure. Frequently (in about 20-25% of the population), donors do not have two identical kidneys—instead there can be asymmetry–differences between the two organs’ size and efficiency in filtration abilities. When a donor has kidney asymmetry, physicians will use the smaller, […]

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Dec. 15, 2023
NeuralTools® and StatTools® Predict Patient Load in Richmond Hospitals

Healthcare industry consultant Barbara Tawney had a tough task ahead of her. She needed to forecast patient loads for the entire metropolitan hospital system of Richmond, Virginia. Every hospital has a finite number of beds and therefore, a maximum capacity. But unpredictable patient demand throughout the system had resulted in two occasions when all nine […]

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Dec. 15, 2023
NeuralTools Predicts Australian Wool Pricing

Australian wool is a big deal—or more precisely, it’s a big deal made up of lots of little deals. With an annual value of AUD 3 billion, Australia’s wool makes up 70 percent of the world’s raw wool used in clothing. It is still marketed in lots by the traditional mode, and each year more […]

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Dec. 15, 2023
Louisiana Department of Health Uses @RISK to Prepare Hospitals for a Hurricane Strike

The Louisiana Department of Health (LDH) provides medical, preventative, and rehabilitative services for all the state’s 4.6 million citizens. Due to the significant impact of hurricanes on the region every year, the LDH must maintain plans for the emergency evacuation of entire hospitals based in the most populated portion of the state, to alternative, out-of-state […]

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Dec. 15, 2023
World Conservation Union Palisade DecisionTools Work for Endangered Species

From the Channel Island fox to an African antelope called the gerenuk, it is a diverse group of endangered animals that Palisade’s @RISK and PrecisionTree® are working to protect. The popular tools are being introduced to scientists and veterinarians by the IUCN-World Conservation Union’s Conservation Breeding Specialist Group. They are used in the group’s ongoing […]

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Dec. 15, 2023
Hitachi Solutions uses Risk Analysis in the Manufacturing Industry with the @RISK Developer Kit

In the manufacturing industry supply planning is done based on forecasts of demand and prices of raw materials, but predicting these factors is extremely difficult. For this reason it is vital to understand the difference between forecasts and reality, and how this affects management. At the Planning Department of Hitachi Solutions East Japan, Ltd., @RISK […]

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Dec. 12, 2023
The Basics of Document Analysis

Document analysis is the process of reviewing or evaluating documents both printed and electronic in a methodical manner. The document analysis method, like many other qualitative research methods, involves examining and interpreting data to uncover meaning, gain understanding, and come to a conclusion. What is Meant by Document Analysis? Document analysis pertains to the process […]

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Dec. 12, 2023
Finding Articles that Cite Another Article with Citation Tracking 

Go Forwards in Time with Citation Tracking As it’s vital for researchers to consult a variety of external sources when conducting research, such as in a literature review, you might use a bibliography to find additional sources (like we discuss in our Bibliography Hacking article!). But what if there was a way to find out […]

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Dec. 8, 2023
Thematic Analysis of Interview Data: 6 Ways NVivo Can Help

On any given day, close to 80% of NVivo users are busy with interview analysis. Like you, they're looking for the best way to make sense of their data so they can deliver robust results. If you’re just getting started with analyzing interviews using thematic analysis, it can be hard knowing where to start. These […]

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Dec. 8, 2023
Perfecting the Art of Qualitative Coding

Learn about the stages of qualitative coding in this post with Dr. Philip Adu, Founder and Methodology Expert at the Center for Research Methods Consulting, LLC. What is Qualitative Coding? Coding in qualitative data is the process of labeling your data to help identify key themes and connections between the data. Coding qualitative data is […]

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Dec. 4, 2023
14 Reasons Why NVivo is the Best Qualitative Data Analytics Software

On the first day of research, my data gave to me... Join us as we help you to (re)discover some of the key elements of NVivo, powerful qualitative data analytics software, that will help set you up for success in 2024. Our 14 days of qualitative and mixed methods research (in honor of NVivo 14, […]

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