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Using Data In My Framework and In Simulations

I recently wrote about how data is collected and used in the different phases of my business analysis framework. After giving the most recent version of my presentation on the subject I was asked for clarification about how the data … Continue reading

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What Drives The Scale Of A Business Or Simulation System?

The scale of a business or simulation (continuous or discrete-event) system can be driven by a number of factors. Scale can be measured in terms of CPU cycles, communication bandwidth, disk storage, dynamic memory usage, power consumption, and perhaps other … Continue reading

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Discrete-Event Simulation vs. Business Logic

I wanted to continue yesterday’s discussion by describing some differences between discrete-event simulations and systems that might be implemented to carry out business logic. The first diagram below shows a model of privately owned vehicles and commercial vehicles passing through … Continue reading

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Handling Complex Wait..Until Conditions

Last Wednesday I discussed some of the internal workings of discrete-event simulations. I should also mention that all of these discussions are based on a program running in a single thread that is trying to coordinate many activities. There are … Continue reading

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Business Process Model and Notation (BPMN 2.0)

Today I was able to complete a thorough power-read of the book Real Life BPMN by Jakob Freund and Bernd Rücker. I’ve performed discovery on, analyzed, characterized, automated, modeled, simulated, documented, controlled, and improved various kinds of customer processes more … Continue reading

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