Portland International Conference on Management of Engineering & Technology (PICMET)
Technological forecasting, Microsoft Excel (Computer file)
This paper describes an Excel add-in program that can run TFDEA (Technology Forecasting using Data Envelopment Anlaysis) within the spreadsheet. It utilizes freely available statistical software R and its packages developed by Statconn. This add-in allows access to both user-friendly tools for data manipulation in spreadsheet available and the power and precision of the results via R.
Lim, D. and Anderson, T. (2012) An Introduction to Technology Forecasting with a TFDEA Excel Add-in, 1293-1298. In PICMET '12: Technology Management for Emerging Technologies.