Can collaborative simulation models help organisations improve their efficiency?

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Over the last 10 years, academics within the School of Business and Economics have been researching and developing ways of involving people from different stakeholder groups in modelling processes which help identify and improve the performance of a whole range of different processes within organisations. One of the most successful modelling tools we have developedRead more

Simulation researchers and practitioners meet at the ‘Simulation Workshop’

This Blog post was written by Professor Stewart Robinson. The 19-21 March saw the 9th biennial Simulation Workshop, a conference run by the Operational Research Society.  Around 70 simulation academics and practitioners met for the three-day event at the Ettington Chase Hotel in Warwickshire.  The conference focuses on the latest developments and practice in discrete-event simulation,Read more

Iain Coyne: Games-based assessment

In a previous blog (February 17th), I detailed the dark side of digital technology within working contexts. Here, I wish to redress the balance by outlining the positive use of technology in employment selection and assessment. Specifically, the developing, novel and highly interactive media of games-based assessment. Technology in selection Think back to your first-everRead more