How much will profit increase without this bottleneck? Or how about – If we invest in debottlenecking the whole production line, can we meet our targets? Simple questions and a common approach, but the answers may not be what you expect if you were to ask Dr. Alan Barnard, CEO Goldratt Research Labs. Read on and find out why...
You won’t hear any apologies from the AnyLogic developers about needing to learn some code to get the most from AnyLogic simulation modeling. The fact is, a little upfront learning makes model development faster and simpler in the long run. But, if you are new to the software, how to get this training?
Our white paper Developing Disruptive Business Strategies with Simulation investigates business strategy analysis, the role of simulation, and how different strategies can be evaluated. Based on an AnyLogic Conference presentation by PwC, it draws on real-world examples to illustrate the use of simulation modeling in business strategy decision making. The white paper forms part of our series that focuses on the application of simulation modeling in business. Read on...
Digital twin technology is developing rapidly, and over the next five years it will have a significant impact on industry, especially in helping drive cost savings. Reflecting this, Gartner has placed Digital Twins on its Top 10 Strategic Technology Trends 2019. This blog introduces An Introduction to Digital Twin Development, a white paper about the benefits of digital twins and how to realize them successfully. Read on and get the free download.
Andrei Borshchev recently sat down with Sim Talk podcast host, Jacob Ingalls, for a wide-ranging discussion about AnyLogic and simulation modeling. Here is an overview and link to the podcast. The podcast discussion begins by providing insight into the state of dynamic simulation in the late 1990’s and early 2000’s, giving detail to how AnyLogic began and how it changed the scene with agent based modeling. Read on for the summary and podcast link.
Walmart, the world’s largest seller of groceries, recently began piloting first-of-a-kind automation for its popular online grocery pickup service. Our partners at MOSIMTEC used AnyLogic to develop the simulation model behind the system’s development. Read on for more about the material handling system, videos of the robots in action, and MOSIMTEC's case study.
How McDonald's managed change with the help of HAVI and simulation modeling. A case study with presentation video. As the largest restaurant chain by revenue and second by number of outlets, McDonald's is a market leader. To maintain its market success, the company pays close attention to customer preferences and regularly updates its menu. Small changes can have many knock-on effects, here we investigate their management.
Emergency evacuation planning for mass gatherings is essential public safety and security work for authorities and can help save lives. Imran Mahmood and Muhammad Haris of the National University of Sciences and Technology, Pakistan, and Hessam Sarjoughian of Arizona State University, USA, have used an AnyLogic based crowd simulation and analysis framework to analyze emergency evacuation strategies for one of the world’s greatest mass gatherings: Hajj.