Capabilities & Tools


Descriptive & Diagnostic Analytics

Hindsight: “What happened?
Oversight: “What is happening?

Predictive & Inquisitive Analytics

Learning: “Why does it happen?
Foresight: “What will happen?

Prescriptive Analytics

Insight: “How should it happen?

Descriptive Analytics

Descriptive Analytics applies methods and tools to structure the business situation and to analyze data in a way that patterns, trends, and exceptions become apparent. Our company provides services in the following advanced analytic capabilities and tools:

  • Problem structuring
  • Data exploration, visualization, and pattern detection
  • Descriptive statistical analysis
  • Business intelligence
  • Databases
  • GIS
  • Web data extraction
  • Data formatting and cleaning
  • Data and model visualization

Predictive Analytics

Predictive Analytics uses methods and tools to predict key variables. Our company provides services in the following advanced analytic capabilities and tools:

  • Inferential statistical analysis (controlled experiments, cluster analysis, factor analysis, conjoint techniques, discriminant analysis, regression, non-parametric, and other inference techniques)
  • Data Mining (machine learning, neural networks, random forest, Bayesian networks, and other artificial intelligence techniques)
  • Simulation (Monte Carlo, discrete events, system dynamics, agent based) and decision trees
  • Risk, Uncertainty, and Scenario Planning
  • Forecasting
  • Statistics (R, SAS, IBM SPSS)
  • Data mining & machine learning (RapidMiner, WEKA, Azure Machine Learning, XLMiner)
  • Programming (Python, C, Java)
  • Simulation (Anylogic, InsightMaker, Vensim, STELLA, RISK)

Prescriptive Analytics

Prescriptive Analytics uses methods and tools to select the best course of action. Our company provides services in the following prescriptive analytic capabilities and tools:

  • Optimization & planning
  • Multicriteria evaluation
  • Portfolio optimization & resource allocation
  • Project planning and resource scheduling
  • Negotiation, conflict, and game theory
  • Behavioral sciences & nudging
  • Queuing theory
  • Mathematical programming modeling (AIMMS, GAMS, IBM OPL, AMPL)
  • Heuristics and algorithms
  • Constraint programming modeling (Minizinc)
  • Optimization solvers (CPLEX, Open Solver)
  • Multicriteria evaluation (Hiview, VISA, MACBETH, Expert Choice)
  • Portfolio decisions (Equity, Analytica)