Shipyard Proves Order Fulfillment Capabilities and Gains Visibility into Production Facility and Distribution 24.09.2014 Rene Reiter

Admiralty Shipyards JSC, is one of the oldest and largest shipyards in the Baltic region, serving government and commercial customers world-wide for more than 300 years. The shipyard's military orders are primarily submarines, but also include non-military repair and the modernization and construction of other underwater technical innovations for oceanic development. Faced with a large order for diesel powered submarines, Admiralty Shipyards JSC (JSC) must evaluate whether the current production facilities can fulfill the order, and if not, what amount can be produced by the year 2016. JSC is also seeking confirmation that an additional production facility will not be needed to complete the order.[...]
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Automotive Parts Supplier: Reduces Inventory and Improves Service Level 18.09.2014 Rene Reiter

A manufacturer of plastic serial and original car styling accessories made for internal and external applications in passenger cars, identified a bottleneck in the foaming division of their production line. The large Austrian automotive supplier employed AnyLogic Simulation and Modeling software, which allowed examination of all possible resolutions without disturbing the current situation. The project began by modeling the existing system which includes various types of personnel and qualification scenarios, set-up optimizations, and lot-sizing strategies, then produces reports with key performance measures including inventory, tardiness and service level. [...]
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Welcome Tom Baggio to the AnyLogic North America Team! 08.09.2014 Rene Reiter

The AnyLogic Company is pleased to welcome Tom Baggio - Sr. Solutions Architect to our rapidly growing North American office in Chicago, IL. Tom’s entire career has been customer facing with various management and technical leadership roles; most recently spending the last 7 years at a Fortune 50 company as the Group Manager of North American Services and Consulting for the factory automation group – working directly with some of the largest electronics companies in the world. Completion of an Executive Education program in Business Management at the University of Chicago, strong client recommendations and a substantial background in business development verifies Tom as the solutions expert for your complex organizational challenges. He makes a great addition to our team of technical consultants, business, and marketing professionals focused on assisting our customers from concept to completion in the modeling process. We are thrilled to welcome Tom as part of our team!
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The AnyLogic Conference 2014 Program Update 04.09.2014 Rene Reiter

See how industry leaders use AnyLogic to solve real world business problems at the AnyLogic Conference 2014. The program includes GE Aviation, Intel, Pricewaterhouse Coopers, CSX, Airbus Group, Symbotic and more, covering topics such as supply chain & logistics, healthcare, marketing, warehousing, distribution, rail and pedestrian flow. The AnyLogic Conference will be held on November 12th and 13th at The Westin San Francisco Market Street Hotel in San Francisco, CA, USA immediately following the INFORMS Annual Meeting. Don’t miss out on the latest trends and technologies at the AnyLogic Conference 2014, register today! This two-day event is your best opportunity to network, gain valuable insights, and see, first-hand the latest solutions utilizing AnyLogic software.
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AnyLogic Internship Competition 21.08.2014 Rene Reiter

AnyLogic Model Builder Attention all graduate and post-graduate IE and OR students! Win a trip to San Francisco, CA, USA and your DREAM internship opportunity with the fastest growing Modeling and Simulation Company in the world! This competition is an opportunity for students to design and build a model which applies to a real world business problem. The top two candidates will win a trip to the AnyLogic Conference 2014 where they will present their model and be considered for six-month paid internship at AnyLogic North America in Chicago, IL, USA!
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Forecast Transportation Scenarios and Evaluate Alternative Solutions with ATOM 14.08.2014 Rene Reiter

Many companies operating large transportation fleets manage logistics with the help of master planning software, such as Oracle SNO, i2, iLog. These linear programing instruments are important, but not enough for successful transportation management and strategy. ATOM’s distinctive feature is the use of simulation models to reproduce the behavior of a real system. The simulation model includes specific characteristics, limitations, and uncertainty, then in addition, captures unexpected dynamics, unlike typical mathematical models.
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What’s New in AnyLogic 7? Agent-Based Modeling Enhancements 06.08.2014 Rene Reiter

“The Great Merge.” Most likely this is a familiar term, but perhaps you haven’t been able to experience the idea quite yet, or are not familiar with the many benefits “The Great Merge” permits. Let us take a moment to expand upon “The Great Merge,” other Agent-Based modeling enhancements, and what these changes mean for future model building. “The Great Merge,” in summary, is an ultimate unification of agents, entities, resources, pedestrians, trains, etc. and is useful to modelers in a multitude of ways. Read through the following list to familiarize yourself with the new developments.
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AnyLogic North America- Hiring Consultant / Modeler 30.07.2014 Rene Reiter

This is your opportunity to work with the most influential organizations in the world, for the most innovative Simulation and Modeling Company in the world. Your AnyLogic model building talent will be imperative to finding solutions for our extraordinary list of globally recognized clients. AnyLogic has set the trend through multimethod modeling, and our team is like our software, flexible, complex, and dynamic with continuously increasing capabilities. Of course, you will share your expertise and leverage your technical experience, but an AnyLogic Consultant/Modeler will also adapt to working under pressure in a faced paced environment. We are profitable, growing and committed to adding rock-stars to our Downtown Chicago office! Bring the ambition and passion it takes to be a significant part of a team full of personality.
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Why Grow Your Modeling and Simulation Tool Box? 24.07.2014 Rene Reiter

Solving every problem is made easier with multiple tools. The AnyLogic modeling and simulation environment gives you multiple modeling languages, for better, more profitable decision making, but which is the best for your individual needs? Well, you’ve come to the right place. Utilizing AnyLogic to solve your complex business problems, will give you a number of tools, combination of tools, and the guidance to choose wisely. Real world problems rarely conform to one modeling language. Continuing to develop models with one methodology, or using software that only supports one method will limit the breadth and depth of your projects and cause unneeded complications. In these cases, a modeler will have to introduce workarounds, and unnatural elements like variables, blocks, and states, making the development process more problematic. This also makes understanding the model structure more difficult for other developers (and even yourself), increasing the unlikeliness that the model’s parts would be reused.
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AnyLogic 7 Training in Chicago, IL, USA 17.07.2014 Rene Reiter

These AnyLogic 7 Trainees have just finished building the Bass Diffusion System Dynamics Model, they have moved on to discuss the theory behind Agent-Based modeling and build an SIR Model Calibration. Keep in mind, this is only the start of day 2! The course agenda includes an introduction to multimethod modeling and simulation, both by theory and demonstration, getting you familiar with the AnyLogic software model development environment. Ilya Grigoryev, Head of Training Services made it his top priority to update the training content ensuring a world class program upon the release of AnyLogic 7, our newest version. Now is the best time to sign up for a course and become familiar with AnyLogic 7 capabilities. [...]
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Center for Research on Risks and Crises: Custom Training Courses 10.07.2014 Rene Reiter

Professors, PhD and postdoctoral students from MINES ParisTech, Ecole Centrale, and The Polytechnic University of Milan, gathered at the Center for Research on Risks and Crisis (CRC) in Sophia Antipolis, France for a four day Custom Training Course with Ilya Grigoryev, Head of Training at The AnyLogic Company. The engagement focused on the formalization and unification of organizations and companies working towards reducing their vulnerability and increasing their resilience to particularly disrupting and damaging events (major technological accident, accidents at work, industrial diseases, natural and environmental contingencies, project risks, operational risks, etc.).
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Why Use Multimethod Modeling? 07.07.2014 Rene Reiter

AnyLogic multimethod or multi-paradigm simulation gives you the opportunity to choose the most efficient method or a combination, in order to best address your problem. Whether you are familiar with one or more modeling paradigms, or new to modeling and simulation, employing multimethod modeling capabilities will enhance business process optimization, strategic planning, forecasting and beyond. Let us first take a look into each paradigm and where they are best utilized, then explain where multimethod modeling fits and how it can improve your modeling process and simulation results.
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The AnyLogic Conference 2014 Preliminary Program 26.06.2014 Rene Reiter

We are honored to release the preliminary program for the AnyLogic Conference 2014, which boasts numerous experts in the field of modeling and simulation. So far, this prestigious group includes GE, Intel, PricewaterhouseCoopers, CSX, Recargo, Symbotic and more, covering topics such as supply chain & logistics, healthcare, marketing, rail and pedestrian flow. We will continue to narrow down the list ensuring a variety of industries and additional globally recognized organizations giving you the chance to network, gain valuable insights, and see, firsthand the latest solutions utilizing AnyLogic software.
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Electric Vehicle Driver Simulation using Agent-Based Modeling 19.06.2014 Rene Reiter

Recargo is a software and services company that provides guidance to drivers and industry, to support the adoption and growth of plug-in car technology. Wherever you are on the road to sustainable transportation, Recargo gives the critical intelligence you need to choose the right path forward.
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AnyLogic From 6 to 7: Transition Training VIDEO! 12.06.2014 Rene Reiter

Upon release of our newest version, AnyLogic 7, Ilya Grigoryev, Head of Training at The AnyLogic Company hosted multiple international Transition Training courses. This course includes an overview of new features such as usability improvements, new process modeling library, increased support for agent based modeling and enhanced pedestrian library. The overview including product demonstrations are now available on our YouTube Channel. The Transition Training Course Video is a must see for anyone looking for a smooth transition to the AnyLogic 7 software.
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Published Paper Program 05.06.2014 Rene Reiter

Attention all University students and Professors! Want to receive 50% off your AnyLogic yearly maintenance? It’s simple as… 1. Mention AnyLogic as an integral tool used for your research in your published paper. 2. Submit the paper to america@anylogic.com, Attn: Rene Reiter 3. Receive 50% off next year’s maintenance agreement, up to $500
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What's New in AnyLogic 7? Flexible resource management 29.05.2014 Rene Reiter

The fourth edition of the “What’s New in AnyLogic 7?” blog will take a closer look into the improvements of flexible resource management. The unnatural difference between “regular” and network based resources have been eliminated during, what the AnyLogic development team and seasoned users call, “The Great Merge.” “The Great Merge” is best depicted by the following scheme, which shows how agents, active objects, entities and resource units now all act as agents with their own behavior. [...]
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IPC APEX “The Electronics Industry’s Premier Event” 14.05.2014 Rene Reiter

From SMT Process Flow and Through-Hole Component Mounting to building a warehouse and optimizing a distribution process, solution needs of exhibitors and attendees at the IPC APEX Trade Show were a perfect fit for the use of AnyLogic Simulation and Modeling Software. AnyLogic North America held an educational presentation for multiple companies interested in simulation and modeling solutions versus traditional methods of decision making. The presentation was held Wednesday evening, March 26th in a private setting that encouraged discussion of traditional problem solving techniques versus the benefit of simulation and modeling among industry leaders.
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