System Dynamics at Sixty: The Path Forward

By John Sterman, Jay W. Forrester Professor of ManagementDirector, MIT System Dynamics Group Last summer we published a special issue of System Dynamics Review celebrating the 60th anniversary of the founding of the field.  It included my introductory paper, “System Dynamics at Sixty:  The Path Forward” Now five of our colleagues have written commentaries on … Continue reading System Dynamics at Sixty: The Path Forward

Governance and Foresight: Thoughts from Executive Director, Dr. Mark R. Nelson

The past has been given to us.  The future must be built, as others have built our past.  – Gladys Hasty Carroll   Recently, I enrolled in a leadership program for association executives.  This is a “Master’s Class,” as in, the individuals in the class are all accomplished leaders in the association space. Over the … Continue reading Governance and Foresight: Thoughts from Executive Director, Dr. Mark R. Nelson

Welcome to wiSDom: a blog about inspirational System Dynamics -by Warren Farr

  I believe that System Dynamics as envisioned by Jay Forrester and as practiced by thousands of people worldwide is making significant contributions to important understanding and policy making. While I yearn for the accelerated spread of SD simulation modeling tools and techniques throughout the world, I know that SD is impacting the world in … Continue reading Welcome to wiSDom: a blog about inspirational System Dynamics -by Warren Farr