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Financial risk management solution that helps businesses of all sizes with simulation, predictive modeling, optimization and forecasting.

Product Details

Spreadsheet-based; for predictive modeling, forecasting, simulation, and optimization for insight into the factors affecting risk.

Contact Details

Oracle

http://www.oracle.com

Founded in 1977

Located in United States

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Platform

  • Installed - Mac
  • Cloud, SaaS, Web
  • Installed - Windows
  • Mobile - iOS Native
  • Mobile - Android Native

Oracle Crystal Ball Features

Compliance Management
Credit Risk Management
For Hedge Funds
Liquidity Analysis
Loan Portfolio Management
Market Risk Management
Operational Risk Management
Portfolio Management
Portfolio Modeling
Risk Analytics Benchmarks
Stress Tests
Value At Risk Calculation

Oracle Crystal Ball Reviews

Overall
5/5
Ease of Use
4.5/5
Customer Service
3.5/5

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Environmental Services, 5001-10,000 employees
Used the software for: 2+ years
Overall Rating
5/5
Ease of Use
5/5
Customer Service
3/5
Features
5/5
Value for Money
5/5
Likelihood to Recommend
10/10
Reviewer Source 
Source: Capterra
May 23, 2019

“Brilliant Excel add-on for understanding the impact of risk and uncertainty”

OverallI found Crystal Ball during an executive course at Wharton over 8 years ago. I have continued to use the tool ever since.
ProsThe tool allows the user to work on their projects within Excel (the gold standard) and utilize the Oracle Crystal Ball tools without changing the platform. Although the UI is pretty basic, it delivers exactly what is needed to perform quick Monte Carlo simulations and sensitivity analysis.
ConsThe Excel add-on can be a little problematic from time to time but you can easily find answers on the web to back on track. The user interface is dated and the charts are basic.
Reviewer Source 
Source: Capterra
May 23, 2019
Daniel A.
Space Systems Analyst
Defense & Space, 201-500 employees
Used the software for: 2+ years
Overall Rating
5/5
Ease of Use
4/5
Features
5/5
Value for Money
4/5
Likelihood to Recommend
9/10
Reviewer Source 
Source: Capterra
August 29, 2018

“Remarkably powerful analysis tool set, many Monte carlo applications”

OverallIf you need something that falls under this application set, this is arguably the best tool on offer.
ProsThe ability to perform powerful analysis and intuitive Monte carlo simulations using the existing Excel infrastructure is exceptional. A solid GUI that allows for rapid changes and adjustments, that once learned allows for near-real time adjustments and rapid analysis of numerous data sets, with excellent visualization of aggregated outputs.
ConsLearning curve is steep at the very initial point, but there is excellent documentation from both Oracle and third party sources. Ultimately, the only real capability missing would be to incorporate this capability into non-Microsoft spreadsheet tools - i.e. GoogleSheets. The majority of the limitations on ease of use for middleware of this type are really inherited constraints coming from the platform it has to run on, in this case Excel.
Reviewer Source 
Source: Capterra
August 29, 2018
Kyle H.
Cost Engineer
Civil Engineering, 10,001+ employees
Used the software for: 2+ years
Overall Rating
5/5
Ease of Use
4/5
Customer Service
4/5
Features
5/5
Value for Money
4/5
Likelihood to Recommend
9/10
Reviewer Source 
Source: Capterra
March 1, 2019

“Oracle Crystal Ball Review”

Overall Very solid software that provides good input for project teams.
ProsIt provides a means to do cost & schedule risk analysis for projects. It has a wide range of inputs/functionality that make it adaptable.
ConsThe more advanced parts of the software required a good deal of learning.
Reviewer Source 
Source: Capterra
March 1, 2019
Zachary J.
Finance Consultant
Management Consulting, 10,001+ employees
Used the software for: Less than 6 months
Overall Rating
5/5
Ease of Use
4/5
Features
5/5
Likelihood to Recommend
10/10
Reviewer Source 
Source: Capterra
September 23, 2018

“Easy to use, Extremely Useful”

ProsCrystal Ball makes Monte Carlo Simulation very easy. It is impressively easy to learn and is capable of advanced finance/forecasting techniques.
ConsThe biggest challenge with Crystal Ball is understanding its inner workings before applying it to problem sets. It is crucial to understand the implications of how the software performs its calculations before use.
Reviewer Source 
Source: Capterra
September 23, 2018