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Taking the Uncertainty Out of Planning and Scheduling

An Old Danish proverb says, “It is difficult to make predictions, especially about the future.”  Yet, businesses rely upon predictions and forecasts to make decisions each and every day - for better or for worse.

In this issue we show how to take uncertainty out of planning and scheduling.

Featured Article:

Taking the Uncertainty Out of Planning and Scheduling

By Rob Kranz, Director
Arena Simulation

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There will always be times when circumstances combine to destroy the accuracy of the prediction, leaving businesses wondering what went wrong.

Featured Case Study:

Launch Probability in NASA Space Launch System

By Grant Cates, Ph.D., Sr. Project Leader
The Areospace Corporation

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See how Arena can predict how many launches can be achieved over a particular time period and when any particular launch of interest is likely to launch by.

Consultants Corner:

It's Not All About the Average

By Melanie Barker, Arena Simulation Consultant

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You can live and die by averages. This is true, not only for input data, but for results as well. Learn how to analyze results in a way that is both accurate and tells the full story.

Tips and Tricks:

Using Pickup to Model Tracking

By Melanie Barker, Arena Simulation Consultant


Complex vehicles contain parts that will fail over time. Modeling usage and failure tracking can be a tricky prospect.

Issue 18 | October 2017

Arena User Group

Arena has a very active user community on LinkedIn. Ask questions, learn about best practices and connect with other simulation professionals.

Join Arena User Group

The Next Generation

Arena 15 makes modeling easier, faster, and more powerful. 

Learn about Arena v15

Upcoming Events

Automation Fair

Nov 15-16, 2018
Houston, TX

Rockwell Automation's premier event.  Learn how Arena fits into the Connected Enterprise. You can learn more about the event here.

Winter Simulation Conference

Dec 3-6, 2017
Las Vegas, NV

thCome visit our booth at the upcoming WinterSim conference. Join us in our sessions and learn more about how Arena is changing the game. Find more information on the WSC website here.


Upcoming Training Dates

Arena Public Training

Nov 7 - 10, 2017 
Jan 9 - 12, 2018 
Feb 20 - 23, 2018
Apr 10 - 13, 2018  

Austin, TX
Registration Info



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