Scientific Computing Associates Corp. develops statistical software and provides consulting services for advanced business and industrial applications. SCA was established under the collaborative efforts of several distinguished statistical professionals including George E.P. Box of the University of Wisconsin at Madison, George C. Tiao of the University of Chicago, Lon-Mu Liu of the University of Illinois at Chicago, and Mervin E. Muller of the Ohio State University.
SCA possesses deep academic roots and has always been dedicated to the advancement of statistics into business and industrial solutions. SCA's principal advisors alone account for several hundred published articles and more than a dozen books in the field of applied statistics and econometrics. SCA also maintains working relationships with a number of leading researchers in the fields of statistics, econometrics, decision analysis, engineering, finance, and information technology. SCA acknowledges their councel and research contributions in helping SCA maintain its leading position as a statistical software development and consulting company.
Since its inception, SCA has developed state-of-the art software focusing on time series and forecasting methodologies. By leveraging its research ambitions in the areas of advanced time series analysis and forecasting, the SCA System offers advanced modeling capabilities that are unique, and in high demand, to address various business and industrial applications.
In addition to its advanced software products, SCA provides consulting services addressing a variety of data analysis and systems integration solutions. Integration solutions take on very low risk for SCA clients since they are predicated on proven software components and established open architecture design. SCA has completed consulting projects and provided software solutions for a variety of clients in the automotive, banking, investment, manufacturing, transportation, telecommunication, and service industries. SCA has also provided successful solutions for domestic and international governments.
The B34S ProSeries Econometric System is a powerful software product that extends the capabilities of the SCA System to include advanced econometric analysis capabilities. The B34S ProSeries System is available for IBM mainframe computers, IBM RS/6000, SUN, Windows 95/98/NT, and other platforms.
SCA takes the time to listen to its clients, understand the issues, look at the data, and recommend a plan of action that will bring its clients to a solution. SCA is best known for its work in time series analysis and forecasting methods, but is also experienced in other areas of statistical data analysis applications.