Newtownabbey-based Henderson Group has won the CIPD (Chartered Institute of Personnel & Development) Northern Ireland Organisational Learning and Development Award for 2015. The company was praised for introducing an innovative business simulation game called “Spar Wars”, designed by Ken Thompson from Dashboard Simulations, to provide engaging learning opportunities. Ken […]
I am sure there are many different ways you could do this but here is one of the easiest and the most fun and it is also free. Have them play SpaceTeam; a fun mobile and tablet app that teams of up to 4 players can play for 5 minutes to get them into the […]
Even though serious business games and gamification is a white hot topic it is still relatively early days in the extent to which businesses use simulation in their organisations in a systematic and strategic way. We can contrast this with the use of simulation in commercial aviation. How many of us would choose to fly […]
Dashboard Simulations supercharge learning and behaviour change through team-based simulation games which use both intra-team collaboration and inter-team competition to produce significant, measurable improvements in the participants’ performance back at the workplace.
I had a fascinating conversation with Rini Das, CEO of Pakra Games, where we discussed my work on business games and how it related to the theories and practices of bioteams which Rini subsequently published here. Dashboard Simulations supercharge learning and behaviour change through team-based simulation games which use both intra-team collaboration and inter-team competition […]
This neat demo, based on the Schelling Segregation Model and implemented using the Anylogic simulation tool in agent-based mode, shows what happens when you have two divided communities living in the same place such as a city or a country. The shared living space is modelled as a very large chessboard and each house owner […]