Welcome to Oracle© Crystal Ball, Fusion Edition, Release 188.8.131.52.00. This is the latest update to the sophisticated Crystal Ball suite of simulation, forecasting, and risk-analysis tools for spreadsheet users. With this suite of tools, you will be able to answer important decision-making questions such as "What are the risks of this project?" or "How do we increase profitability?"
By taking full advantage of the Microsoft Windows environment, Oracle Crystal Ball 184.108.40.206.00 offers a unique combination of advanced simulation and optional optimization techniques in a graphical package that is easy to learn and use. Also available is Oracle Crystal Ball Enterprise Performance Management (Crystal Ball EPM) version 220.127.116.11.00, for integration with Oracle Hyperion Smart View for Office and compatible products as well as Oracle Hyperion Strategic Finance. These integration features are available in Crystal Ball EPM with appropriate licensing. They are not available in other editions of Oracle Crystal Ball.
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