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Systems Thinking for Social Impact

By Angelika Schanda Located in Vienna, Austria Co-Founder at Art of Cooperation / YoungModeler.net European Master in System Dynamics graduate 2013-2015 Are you ready for some exciting news for our Young Modeler community? After taking on the worlds of blogging

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10th congress of the European Union for Systemics

By Angelika Schanda Located in Vienna, Austria Co-Founder at Art of Cooperation / European Master in System Dynamics graduate 2013-2015 From optimization to change strategy? 15-17 October 2018 in Brussels, Belgium There are few large systems science conferences in the

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You Don’t Want to Build All Models from Scratch, Do You?

By Wang Zhao Located in Lisbon, Portugal European Master in System Dynamics candidate 2017-2019 Modellers face a problem: Too few of their models ever get reused. Meanwhile, many projects start by building a new model from scratch requiring plenty of

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The size of your model doesn’t matter, but the size of your valor does!

By Khaled Gafaar Located in Lisbon, Portugal European Master in System Dynamics candidate 2017-2019 My first semester in EMSD was nothing short of a revelation. I’ve been reading in Systems Thinking since 2012, attempted to apply principles of The Fifth

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System Dynamics as a reflective practice

By Igor Oliveira Located in Lisbon, Portugal European Master in System Dynamics candidate The first semester of the European Master in System Dynamics (EMSD) has been my first intensive experience with dynamic modelling. During our first three courses in Bergen,

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Meet the Modelers: What you always wanted to know about simulation and systems science

By Angelika Schanda Located in Vienna, Austria Founder at Art of Cooperation – Institute for Impact Partnerships European Master in System Dynamics graduate (Class 2013-2015) The systems science and computer modeling communities are diverse and widely dispersed all across the

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Don’t fall in love with your models, no matter how beautiful they are

By Jonathan Nichols Located in Lisbon, Portugal European Master in System Dynamics candidate In studies using a system dynamics approach, we often build computer models to seek explanations for complex dynamic problems and search for leverage points where we might

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New series: “The size of your model doesn’t matter and other deep insights”

By Jonathan Nichols, Igor Oliveira, Khaled Gafaar, and Henrique Beck Valdivia Located in Lisbon, Portugal / Palermo, Italy European Master in System Dynamics candidates “The size of your model doesn’t matter and other deep insights” is a new series beginning

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Making Business Models Dynamic

By Guido Noto Located in Pisa, Italy Post-Doc at Institute of Management, Sant’Anna School of Advanced Studies Business Models, intended as formal conceptual representations of how an organization functions, are designed to offer a static perspective of value creation processes.

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The 34th International System Dynamics Conference

By Bramka Arga Jafino Master Candidate in Engineering and Policy Analysis Delft University of Technology Being introduced to and having fallen in love with System Dynamics back in 2013, I’m excited that I finally will manage to attend the International

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