Suite of applications JMP (pronounced 'jump') is a suite of applications designed for statistical analysis. It was first released in 1989 with the intention of taking advantage of the graphical interface introduced by the Macintosh computer operating systems. JMP is used extensively in areas such as health care, retail and industrial applications, e-commerce, education, finance, marketing, supply chain management etc. JMP is designed to make the data analysis easy and provide the necessary functionality for decision making. The software contains a wide range of utilities, including tools for trend analysis, market research, mathematical manipulation, financial pricing and production tracking.
JMP is available for different levels of proficiency, starting from the novice user through to the experienced programmer. Users who are acquainted with the statistical analysis language and its features can use the user interface by just clicking on commands. The JMP packages also contain the necessary components required for the statistical analysis, such as SAS. This component helps JMP users to construct reasonable graphs and provide the necessary interactivity to the audience.
To cite or use the JMP software in data analysis you need the appropriate SAS Institute license file. The license file must be available from the authorized website of the SAS Institute. This can be obtained from the home page of the website. After obtaining the license file you can download the software from the authorized site.