SmartPLS is one of the leading software tools for partial least squares structural equation modeling (PLS-SEM). It helps researches to carry out


                                ·         Partial least squares (PLS) path modeling algorithm (including consistent PLS)


                                ·         Ordinary least squares regression based on sumscores


                                ·         Advanced bootstrapping options


                                ·         Blindfolding


                                ·         Importance-performance matrix analysis (IPMA)


                                ·         Multi-group analysis (MGA)


                                ·         Hierarchical component models (second-order models)


                                ·         Nonlinear relationships (e.g. quadratic effect)


                                ·         Confirmatory tetrad analysis (CTA)


                                ·         Finite mixture (FIMIX) segmentation


          ·         Prediction-oriented segmentation (POS)