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Meetup: Agile Transformation Tools

Olga Medvedeva - Monday, September 27, 2021

In this meetup, we will discuss the tools we use in our agile transformation projects and the best practices we have established.
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Meetup: Understanding The Beer Distribution Game

Olga Medvedeva - Wednesday, September 1, 2021

In this meetup, we will analyze the dynamic structure of the beer game supply chain, build a simulation model and investigate some effective supply chain management policies.
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Introduction to The Business Prototyping Toolkit

Oliver Grasl - Tuesday, August 17, 2021

An introduction to the components of the Business Prototyping Toolkit and an illustration of how to build System Dynamics models, agent-based models and hybrid models using a simple example.
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Meetup: Building Web-based Simulations Using BPTK

Olga Medvedeva - Sunday, August 8, 2021

In this meetup, we explored how to build a dashboard using a simple example.
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Using ArchiMate to Brainstorm Enterprise Architectures

Olga Medvedeva - Wednesday, April 28, 2021

Some valuable information about ArchiMate and how to use it for enterprise architecture
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Meetup: AI for Enterprise Decision Making

Oliver Grasl - Wednesday, February 10, 2021

This meetup investigated the state-of-the-art regarding the use of AI for enterprise decision making and illustrated the ideas using an example combining business simulation and reinforcement learning.
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Ten Key Principles of Digital Transformation

Max Erdrich - Monday, January 25, 2021

An overview of digital transformation, its ten key principles and how we can learn from rising tech companies and other business transformations
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Agile Transformation Processes

Ognjen Manojlovic - Wednesday, January 20, 2021

An introduction to a concept of agile transformation, when to use it and how to approach it
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How to Deal With Requirements in Flawed Projects

Igor Tunjic - Sunday, August 2, 2020

Some examples of what can go wrong with requirements management in large, distributed projects and how to fix this
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Training Artificial Intelligence to Play The Beer Game

Oliver Grasl - Sunday, May 31, 2020

A brief introduction to agent-based modeling and reinforcement learning, illustrated using the Beer Game
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COVID-19 And The SIR Model

Stefanie Schröck - Saturday, April 4, 2020

An exploration of the COVID-19 pandemic using a simulation based on the SIR model
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How to Master The Complexity of Service Transformation

Matthias Voss - Sunday, March 22, 2020

An overview of some key ideas on how to approach transformation complexity
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Infrastructure Simulation

Dominik Schröck - Tuesday, November 12, 2019

An investigation of own alternative approach using agent-based simulations and the BPTK-Py framework for modeling IT infrastructure simulations
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Using Simulations to Train And Test Machine Learning Applications

Dominik Schröck - Monday, March 18, 2019

An overview of how to monitor long-standing simulations and use the data for machine learning purposes
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A Simple Python Library For System Dynamics

Oliver Grasl - Monday, October 1, 2018

An overview of how to build a System Dynamics model using the BPTK-Py framework
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Writing Computational Essays Based on Simulation Models

Oliver Grasl - Thursday, August 23, 2018

An overview of how to use Jupyter and Python to rapidly build interactive stories based on System Dynamics simulations
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Mobility Business Models in Times of AI And Digitization

Max Erdrich - Monday, July 9, 2018

An overview of technological trends in the transformation of the mobility market and underlying business models
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Energy Markets: a Rising Demand For Flexibility

Henning Schneider - Wednesday, May 31, 2017

A demonstration of an ever-increasing effort to balance supply and demand in the energy market
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Do Not Reinvent The Wheel in The Energy Market

Henning Schneider - Monday, April 10, 2017

An overview of business models in the energy market
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Key Benefits of Business Prototyping

Oliver Grasl - Thursday, March 16, 2017

An introduction of a brief summary of the key benefits of business prototyping
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An Example to Illustrate The Business Prototyping Methodology

Oliver Grasl - Friday, March 10, 2017

An example to illustrate how to use prototyping techniques such as causal mapping, concept mapping and causal loop diagramming to deal with a concrete business challenge
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Business Prototyping Building Blocks

Oliver Grasl - Tuesday, February 28, 2017

An explanation of building blocks that make up the business prototyping methodology and their overview in video series
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How the Energy Market Reacts to a Changed Environment

Henning Schneider - Friday, February 24, 2017

An analysis of how the energy market reacts to a changed environment
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Key Aspects of the Business Prototyping Methodology

Oliver Grasl - Wednesday, February 22, 2017

An overview of key aspects of the business prototyping methodology
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Our Business Prototyping Methodology

Oliver Grasl - Friday, February 17, 2017

A brief introduction to the business prototyping methodology
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The Energy Market Model

Henning Schneider - Thursday, February 9, 2017

An introduction of a system dynamics model of the energy market
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The Energy Market Transition in Google Trends

Oliver Grasl - Thursday, January 26, 2017

An analysis of keywords regarding the energy market
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Ten Key Principles of Business Transformation

Oliver Grasl - Tuesday, September 6, 2016

An overview of the key principles of business transformation and an introduction of its simple conceptual model that puts them into perspective
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Make Your Professional Service Firm Grow (Part IV)

Oliver Grasl - Tuesday, July 26, 2016

A step-by-step tutorial on how to build a simulation model to analyze growth scenarios in such firms
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Make Your Professional Service Firm Grow (Part III)

Oliver Grasl - Wednesday, September 30, 2015

A look at a maximum growth scenario before discussing a more realistic scenario
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How to Write Tests For Your Enterprise Architect Model

Robert Pagel - Tuesday, September 22, 2015

An illustration of how you can test your models using our Model Checker for Enterprise Architect
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Make Your Professional Service Firm Grow (Part II)

Oliver Grasl - Wednesday, September 16, 2015

An analysis of some simple growth strategies and some real-world learnings
Why Change is Inevitable But Progress is Not

Oliver Grasl - Friday, April 10, 2015

An analysis of some internal and internal drivers that force companies to change again and again
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Understanding The Beer Game

Oliver Grasl - Friday, January 16, 2015

An investigation of the effect of different playing strategies
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Play the Beer Game

Oliver Grasl - Thursday, September 25, 2014

A presentation of a single-player version of the game
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Make Your Professional Service Firm Grow (Part I)

Oliver Grasl - Friday, February 7, 2014

A description of dynamics that govern growth in professional service firms and a presentation of a little game to challenge your thinking
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Exploring The Dynamics of Customer Acquisition

Oliver Grasl - Tuesday, November 19, 2013

An exploration of the dynamics of customer acquisition using the Bass Diffusion Model
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Seven Levers That Influence Your Revenue

Oliver Grasl - Friday, November 1, 2013

An investigation of the dynamics of customer development and identifies seven levers that determine your revenue
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How do You Make Money in Your Business?

Oliver Grasl - Friday, June 7, 2013

An investigation of how the key ingredients needed to build a successful business
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How to Prototype an Internet Startup

Oliver Grasl - Sunday, April 7, 2013

An illustration of how to prototype an internet startup using the generic business model prototype
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Generating Interactive Websites From Enterprise Architect Models

Robert Pagel - Friday, February 22, 2013

An illusration of how we use our model engineering toolkit to generate websites from Enterprise Architect models
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Value Creation Logic

Oliver Grasl - Monday, February 18, 2013

An illustration of the value creation logic
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Transaction Model

Oliver Grasl - Friday, February 8, 2013

An introduction of a transaction model
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Value Network

Oliver Grasl - Monday, February 4, 2013

An introduction of a business model blueprint for professional service firms
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Blueprints And Prototypes

Oliver Grasl - Friday, February 1, 2013

An overview of generic, specific, abstract and concrete models
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A Generic Business Model Blueprint

Oliver Grasl - Wednesday, January 23, 2013

An overview of a generic blueprint that can be used to jumpstart your business prototyping effort
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The Business Model Concept

Oliver Grasl - Friday, January 18, 2013

An overview of prototyping business models
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Business Prototyping And The Generic Business Model Prototype

Oliver Grasl - Thursday, January 17, 2013

An introduction to business prototyping
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Key Performance Indicators in Professional Service Firms

Oliver Grasl - Wednesday, January 16, 2013

A case study about key performance indicators in professional service firms
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Introduction to Model-driven Documentation

Robert Pagel - Monday, December 3, 2012

An overview of how to make Enterprise Architect models available to a wide audience by automatically converting them into documents, posters or websites
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