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Rockwell Automation


Welcome to the first issue of the Arena newsletter!

Each edition will aim to provide practical insights into simulation, share how other organizations are using Arena to realize significant value and teach you some technical tricks to get more out of Arena.

This first issue is focused on ways to ensure your simulation project is a success.

Featured Article:

7 Steps to a Successful Discrete Event Simulation Project

By Jon Santavy

A proven roadmap for successful completion of a simulation project is to follow an established methodology. This simple guide provides a basic framework that we recommend for ensuring success with simulation projects.

Consultants Corner:

When Good Projects Go Bad

By Nancy Zupick

So how does a good simulation project go bad? We will address some of the most common issues we have encountered in simulation projects across a wide range of industries.

Tips and Tricks:

Changing Attribute Values in a Queue or Group

By Melanie Barker

You’ve probably used the Assign module to change the value of an entity’s attribute. But what if you need to change the attribute value of an entity that’s in a queue or group and you can’t remove it? That’s where the A() Variable can come in handy.

Issue 1 | November 2015

Upcoming Event

Winter Simulation Conference 

December 6-9

Come visit our booth at the upcoming WinterSim conference in Huntington Beach, CA. Attend our sessions to learn more about the exciting recent advances in Arena.


Upcoming Training Dates

Arena Public Training

Jan 12-15, 2016
Mar 1-4, 2016
Apr 26-29, 2016

Austin, TX
Registration Info

Rockwell Automation  2100 Corporate Drive, Suite 550    Wexford  PA  15090  United States

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