Announcing Release 8.1 of the SCA Statistical System

We are pleased to announce Release 8.1 of the SCA Statistical System for forecasting and time series analysis. This powerful release of the SCA System is compatible with Windows 8, as well as 64-bit and 32-bit Windows 7 and Vista operating systems. Pricing is available upon request by e-mail ( or by phone (630) 834-4567. Due to various licensing options available (e.g., perpetual, annual, commercial, academic, student, single-user, multi-user, network), pricing is not published on this website.

Release 8.1 of the SCA System is organized into editions designed to meet the needs of users with varying capability requirements and expertise in time series analysis and forecasting applications. Powerful add-ons for GARCH, data mining, predictive modeling, and advanced econometric modeling are provided in the SCAB34S applets and B34S ProSeries Econometric System.

For academic users teaching the fundamentals of time series methods, SCA offers an Educational Edition that encapsulates time-tested capabilities in time series analysis and forecasting. The Educational Edition is regularly priced at $395. We also offer student bundling of SCA software with the book Time Series Analysis and Forecasting at a very affordable price. Depending on course coverage, the SCA Educational Edition or other more advanced SCA Editions may be bundled. The

SCA Practitioner Edition provides expert-system automatic time series modeling and forecasting features with power-packed capabilities to automatically detect and adjust for outliers during estimation and forecasting. It also provides the necessary tools to identify, estimate, diagnostically check, and forecast based on traditional user-directed methods. This edition appeals to users with large-scale forecasting applications as well as users interested in time series data mining and exploration.

For those users with interest in expanded capabilities, we offer Professional Editions of the SCA System that add vector ARIMA and simultaneous transfer function models, causality tests, time-varying parameter models, segmented time series modeling and forecasting, GARCH and other nonlinear modeling, and more. The extensive capabilities included in various editions of the SCA System are best described in the second edition of the book, Time Series Analysis and Forecasting. A copy of the book will be included FREE with a new purchase of the SCA System (Practitioner Edition and above).

A brochure that summarizes the capabilities of the various SCA System editions and add-on components can be viewed by clicking on the link below.

View SCA Brochure (PDF)

A 200 page PDF document is also available that provides examples and technical details of the new and enhanced capabilities in Release 8 of the SCA Statistical System. Please click on the link below to download this very informative document.

View New and Enhanced Capabilities in Release 8 (PDF)

If you have any questions about SCA software, licensing options, or pricing, please contact us by phone at (630) 834-4567 or by e-mail at

Copyright © All rights reserved. Scientific Computing Associates Corp.
TEL: +708-771-4567  EMAIL: