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4 Ways to Integrate Digital Twin Technology into Your Sales and Operations Pipeline

The sales and operations (S&OP) process focus on coordinating the diverse areas of a business, from demand forecasting to manufacturing capacity; supply chain management to inventory availability, to responsibly meet customer demand. The conventional process used in sales and operations planning involved the use of Excel sheets and paper binders to create (S&OP) plans came …

Grow Your Digital Twin and Simulation Knowledge at Home with Simio Sync 2020: A Virtual Experience

The cancellation of Simio Sync 2020 conference meant new avenues for discussing and presenting about the digital twin and Simio was sought. We are delighted to announce that we have come to a consensus to provide the Simio and digital twin community with the Simio Sync 2020 virtual experience series of webinars. The series will …

Introducing Simio 12: See What’s New

We’re excited to bring you Simio 12, packed with new features and enhancements to help you bring new life to your digital twin and simulation models. With a Simio subscription or current maintenance, you will have access to an enhanced search capability within Gantts, multi-capacity server utilization, camera tracking enhancements, and the latest innovative features …

Optimizing Manufacturing Capacity Using Digital Twin Technology Post COVID-19

A recent survey from the National Association of Manufacturing has highlighted the impact of pandemics on manufacturing chain and manufacturing operations across the world. According to the survey, 80% of manufacturers are expecting the ongoing pandemic and the corresponding lockdown to have a financial impact on their businesses. 53% expect COVID-19 to directly impact their …

Healthcare Modeling and Decision Making During Pandemics: A Case Study

As far back as 2001, a John Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health report highlighted how unprepared the world was for a global outbreak of infectious diseases. The report singled out the strain pandemics would put on the world’s healthcare systems and how they’ll struggle to provide adequate care. Two decades later, the COVID-19 epidemic …

10 Productivity Tools for Working from Home

Working from home is the new normal. Pre-pandemic times, the US Bureau of Labor Statistics put the number of individuals working from home at approximately 60 million and the ongoing pandemic has led to exponential growth for these numbers. Today, almost everyone works remotely as businesses adopt ‘stay at home’ policies and the future might …

Covid-19 Induced Hoarding and How Simulation Technology can help

The Covid -19 pandemic which has affected global supply chains, social gatherings, education, aviation, and the economy as we know has become the topic of the day. Its effect on these areas of life have been touched on by practically every news source since February but one commonly overlooked aspect is its effect on the …

The Importance of Simulation Training for Professionals in Preparation for Epidemics

The Great Influenza Epidemic or Spanish flu in 1918, did not announce itself with fanfare. It simply spread from one region to another with travelling individuals which led to a global economic depression within 1918 and 1920. As with the Spanish flu, Covid-19 is been spread through travel and from all indications, it has the …

Strategic Planning in Healthcare Using Simulation in Preparation for the Coronavirus

The last couple of weeks have witnessed the Coronavirus dominate every news cycle worldwide and not a day passes without new statistics of its spread and the decisions been made to combat it. This week new cases in Italy and across the globe convinced the World Health Organization (WHO) to officially announce the situation as …

Why More Manufacturers are betting on Simulation Software in 2020

In the past decade, the manufacturing industry struggled to increase its production rate even with the implementation of lean manufacturing concepts within shop floors. A major cause of the stagnant productivity levels manufacturers’ encountered was strategy planning and its implementation. In many cases, the inability to accurately assess how strategic changes affect production led to …

Simio Announces Keynote Speakers for Simio Sync: Digital Transformation Conference

At this year’s Simio Sync: Digital Transformation conference (May 4 – 5), Simio is planning a bigger event covering all things digital by increasing the number of programs and expert speakers compared to last year’s event. The goal is to cover the expanding ecosystem around digital transformation while providing a platform for attendees to experience …

Top Trends in Simulation and Digital Twins Technology for 2020

Digital Twins refers to the digital representations of people, processes, and things. It is used to analyze operations and receive insight into complex processes. As 2019 comes to an end, the need to define digital twin technology still exists and hopefully by this time next year, its growth and popularity will make this need obsolete… …

Evolution of Discrete Event Simulation Software

Today, discrete event simulation (DES) software and the benefits it provides are currently being used across a majority of industries to simplify business operations, make predictions, and gain insight into complex processes. But before modern simulation software such as Simio could be used to create shiny models and execute real-time simulations, there were earlier technologies …

Simio Showcases the Digital Twin at INFORMS Annual Meeting 2019 – A Recap

The INFORMS Annual Meeting for 2019 has come and gone with multiple keynotes shared, workshop activities, and hundreds of excellent companies sharing their experiences and solutions from brightly colored booths. Once again, Simio was at the thick of things evangelizing the benefits of simulation and Digital Twin technology to the world. As with all annual …

Simio Training and Certification – Introducing Simio Fundamentals

Learn from Simulation Experts, Advance Your Skills and Knowledge. Organizations across every industry need individuals with simulation, modelling, and digital transformation skills to help transform their business processes. Simio Fundamentals will help you learn, relearn, and validate your simulation and modelling abilities with this introductory course. Simio Fundamentals is an online course which consists of …

Integrating Simulation and Digital Twin Technology in the Hospitality Industry

The numbers are in and they do look good for the hospitality industry which consists of hotels, restaurants, and other hospitality-related services. According to Forbes, profitability in the hospitality industry is finally on the increase after the slump of previous years. The report further stated that the net profit margins for full-service restaurants grew by …

Analyzing the Paradigm Shift from Production Scheduling to Simulation-Based Scheduling

Through the long centuries of man’s existence, man has always produced materials and products for specific uses. But at the turn of the 17th century, something interesting happened. Man had built industrial equipment for the first time which ushered in the age of industrialization. This age came with larger facilities dedicated to every aspect of …