Anything to do with business simulation, with an emphasis on System Dynamics, Agent-based Modelling etc.
This is the current list of articles tagged with "Simulation":
Customer Activity Cycle and Business Benefits
Combining the Customer Activity Cycle with the business benefits that result from supporting it properly provides the basis for calculating Return on Investment and NPV. (More...)
Modelling Customers as a Stock with Flows
Customers represent a Stock in System Dynamic terms - somewhat like a bath tub, with new customers flowing and other customers flowing out. Both inflow and outflow are controlled by taps, which regulate the flow. But who turns the taps? (More...)
Two heads, four hands and forty-eight hours in the day!
Don't you ever wish that you had two heads? Couldn't you use an extra pair of hands? And wouldn't it be wonderful if occasionally the day had 48 hours? With 2-4-48 this is exactly what you get! (More...)
Understanding how value is created in projects
The Project Value Game is a board game based on the principles of System Dynamics. The object of the game and of the supporting lecture material is to gain an understanding of the dynamics of project management. It is a very valuable tool to convey the concepts of scope creep, work and re-work and other key project management concepts. (More...)
Strategy Survival Guide
Established in 2003, the British Government's Strategic Capability Team [is] dedicated to fulfilling the Strategy Unit's remit to work with departments to promote strategic thinking and improve policy making. This article outline the structure of the Unit's web site, which is a single source for a variety of useful information. (More...)
What can I do for you?
With over 25 years of (IT-centric) business experience in a multitude of roles, I can claim a large portion of been there, done that. As a result, the services I offer are pretty wide ranging. Take a look at the descriptions - and the client comments - and see how I might help you and your business undertaking. (More...)
Recent and Notable Projects
Since starting as an independent consultant in 2001, I have been involved in a number of interesting projects. Generally, these have centred around the definition and creation of new business areas for clients or around the implementation of so-called bleeding edge technologies or business models. (More...)