Onstar

OnStar

 

Name The General Motors OnStar Project Modelers Vince Barabba, Chet Huber, Fred Cooke, Nick Pudar, Jim Smith, Mark Paich Discussion Please join the discussion here. Client General Motors Client Type Corporation The Official Website

onstar.com is the official website in which you can become a member, get familiar […]

Keep on rolling – managing a large rail improvement project

Client: London Underground

Authors/Consultant: Steve Curram, David Exelby, and Jocelyn Lovegrove

Case summary: The London Underground carries up to 4 million passengers a day, and required a major upgrade involving new trains and signalling, plus much additional engineering work. A working system must be maintained during the upgrade, requiring a complex migration process to be […]

A case study in strategic human resource management with system dynamics

Strategic Human Resource Management

 

Name A Case Study in Strategic Human Resource Management with System Dynamics Modelers Andreas Größler, Alexander Zock

Client/Participant N/A Client Type N/A

 

The Issue You Tackled The case-study company is a German service provider in the logistics industry that is the market leader in this industry and […]

General Motors OnStar

Client: General Motors

Authors/Consultants: Barabba V, Huber C, Cooke F, Pudar N, Smith J, Paich M

In 1997, General Motors (GM) assembled a project team to develop its OnStar telematics business. Telematics is the provision of communications services to cars, including crash notification, navigation, Internet access, and traffic information. OnStar is GM’s two-way vehicle communication […]

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 […]

National Airspace System

Client: US Federal Aviation Administration

Authors/Consultants: Ventana Systems

For the US Federal Aviation Administration, Ventana developed a comprehensive National Airspace System (NAS) Strategy Simulator. The simulator provides a framework to evaluate infrastructure and regulatory strategy. To achieve realism without getting bogged down in massive detail, the model aggregates participants into communities, each acting in its […]