C-ROADS

C-ROADS

 

Name Climate Rapid Overview And Decision Support Modelers John Sterman, Thomas Fiddaman, Travis Franck, Andrew Jones, Stephanie McCauley, Philip Rice, Elizabeth Sawin, and Lori Siegel Model To get the model, please follow this link. Discussion Please join the discussion here. Client/Participant You can find a list of funders here, and clients, and […]

Data Center Capacity Planning

Data Center Capacity Planning

 

Name Data Center Capacity Planning Modelers Kaveh Dianati Contact kaveh.dianati.15@ucl.ac.uk Client/Participant Telecomputing, Norway Client Type Corporation The Issue You Tackled

TeleComputing is a leading provider of centralized IT operation services, based in Norway www.telecomputing.com. The project developed a System Dynamics model that would enable continuing estimation of the point […]

Strategies to Improve Freight Railroad Performance

Client: a major freight railway company (CSX Transportation)

Authors/Consultants: Homer JB, Keane TE, Lukiantseva NO, Bell DW

An SD model was developed to assist the company in strategic planning. Freight railroads in the US in the late 1990s had chronic problems with on-time service performance, which, in turn, generate costs and tie up capacity. When […]

Pharmaceutical Product Life-cycles

Client: Anonymous Pharmaceutical Company

Authors/Consultants: Jones L (Ventana Systems UK)

A leading global pharmaceutical company wanted to understand the interdependencies between resource levels and experience through the life-cycle of drug products. It was also interested in the impact of organisational design on its ability to manage the product pipeline.

In a series of workshops, we […]

Criminal Justice

Client: Ministry of Justice, the Netherlands

Authors/Consultants: Rouwette EAJA, Vennis JAM, Van Hooff P, Jongebreur W

In 2003, Significant consulting and the Methodology group of Radboud University Nijmegen started a modeling project for the Ministry of Justice in the Netherlands. The aim of the project was is to gain insight into the combined effects of […]

Project management at Fluor

Client: Fluor

Authors/Consultants: Cooper K, Lee G (Cooper Associates)

Fluor is one of the world’s largest engineering and construction firms, with 2008 revenues over $20 billion. The US-based firm operates in every major business sector and geography. A large part of Fluor’s work is organized in the form of projects, which are typically market-driven with […]