Definitions for "What-If Analysis"
capability of changing data in one location to see its effect on related data.
The capability of a spreadsheet to recalculate when data is changed. 2.19
A feature of spreadsheet programs designed to help users explore possibilities and make decisions; now more powerful with the dynamic data exchange or OLE of Windows-based programs. Users can feed information from other applications directly and automatically into spreadsheet programs for what-if analysis.
See also simulation. The changing of variables in a system to obtain forecasts how the system will change and thus conclude which is the best strategy to be followed. It can be used to optimize manufacturing plans, materials management, etc.
observing how changes to selected variables affect other variables in a mathematical model
The process of evaluating alternative strategies.
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