Author Archives: Siôn Cave

About Siôn Cave

System Dynamics practitioner. Supported numerous organisations, including the Home Office, Ministry of Justice, Drug Action Teams, defence organizations, financial institutions and pharmaceutical companies.

New self-taught, online course “Learn Dynamic Business Modeling”

Strategy Dynamics have announced the new self-taught, online course “Learn Dynamic Business Modeling”: http://sdl.re/courses. The course comes in two parts with 17+ hours of instruction, follow-me demos and many models to keep, covering a wide range of business types and … Continue reading

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THE ECONOMIC CONSEQUENCES OF BREXIT

THE ECONOMIC CONSEQUENCES OF BREXIT: A CHALLENGE FOR THE SYSTEM DYNAMICS COMMUNITY The advent of Brexit will cause a shock to the economy which many commentators believe will be the most profound for a generation, possibly even since the Second … Continue reading

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Survey on Attitudes Towards Reproducibility and Open Science in Simulation Publishing

There is a survey being carried out to capture attitudes of our Modelling & Simulation (M&S) community towards both Reproducibility and Open Science in simulation publishing. There are major concerns that the results in many published peer-reviewed articles cannot be … Continue reading

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Simulation Workshop SW18

The Operational Research Society is running a Simulation Workshop (SW18) on 19th to 21st March 2018 at the Ettington Chase Hotel, near Stratford. More information on the event at www.theorsociety.com/SW18 It is still possible to submit posters for the event,  which offers … Continue reading

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SD in healthcare at SCiO Open Meeting – Manchester – 16/10/17

Society member Peter Lacey will be presenting on ‘System Dynamics in Healthcare’ at the SCiO Open Meeting being held at Manchester Business School on October 16. Peter will provide insights from the use of System Dynamics modelling over a 20 … Continue reading

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Simulation Stream at OR59

The Operational Research Society’s annual conference, OR59, is being held at Loughborough University between 12 and 14th September 2017. The Simulation Stream welcomes submissions from all areas of simulation methodology and practice, including System Dynamics. The stream will cover topics such as: Conceptual … Continue reading

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Nature of Prosperity II: The Audacity of Hope

  The Centre for the Understanding of Sustainable Prosperity (CUSP), is presenting a public debates on one of the most vital questions of our time: “what does prosperity mean in a world of environmental and social limits?” Baron Rowan Williams … Continue reading

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Strategic Modelling and Business Dynamics: A feedback systems approach

The second edition of Strategic Modelling and Business Dynamics: A feedback systems approach by John Morecroft has recently been published. This new edition also offers a rich Learners’ website with models, articles and videos, as well as a separate Instructors’ website resource, with lecture … Continue reading

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A Robust Data-driven Macro-socioeconomic-energy Model

System Dynamics can be applied to national accounts along with energy flows, employment and transportation. This is demonstrated in a recent paper “A Robust Data-driven Macro-socioeconomic-energy Model” available for free until 6 May 2016 at http://authors.elsevier.com/a/1Sjco_rVQOAfg4. The paper introduces what’s … Continue reading

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NATCOR SD training course – 9th to 11th May 2016

We have been informed of an SD training course to be held at the University of Warwick on the 9th to 11th May and thought you might like to know.  Details can be found here. The purpose of this two … Continue reading

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