Videos

Strategic Portfolio Modeling (SPM)
Increased resource constraints and volatile market environments are causing firms to reexamine their portfolio decisions, putting increased emphasis on data-driven analysis and risk-adjusted outcomes. To learn more and to view the full video series, click here.

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Simulating the Impact of Energy Efficiency Initiatives – Agent-based Simulation (ABS)
In collaboration with Evergreen, Cisco and Schneider Electric, Icosystem has developed BEES (Building Energy Efficiency Simulator), an agent-based simulation that shows how building occupants interact with energy-saving technologies to influence overall energy consumption. Paolo Gaudiano provides background information on agent-based simulation, describes BEES, and outlines the potential for further applications of this approach in the design and management of building energy systems.

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Luck & the Prepared Mind at the Business Innovation Factory
Eric Bonabeau, the founder and Chairman of Icosystem, speaks at the Business Innovation Factory about how predicting luck improves success.  Eric is one of the world’s leading experts in complexity science.

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Influencing Human Decision-Making and Perceptions in Areas of Conflict
CRIMSON (Computer-based, Rapid Interactive Model & Simulation), is a predictive model to understand how reconstruction and positive messaging influence individuals and groups in areas of conflict.

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How Can Complexity Science Improve Predictive Analytics? 
NECN Business News report on Icosystem and how it applies complexity science to gain insights into business problems.

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Find Out How Lilly and Other Industry Leaders Use Predictive Analytics
In this interview for eWeek, Paolo Gaudiano, Icosystem’s President and CTO, explains how Icosystem develops predictive analytics tools for global industry leaders such as BP, Intel, Nike, Eli Lilly, MARS, Orange, and Havas.

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Modeling the Impact of Human Behavior on Network Defense and Security
Security policies have been applied naively, without taking larger strategic goals or human behavior into account.  SENDSim allows a user to account for the actions of non-malicious users when considering cybersecurity policy and strategy, as it is through their behavior that policy can be effective, ineffective, or counterproductive to the primary goals of network security.

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Design Using Genetic Algorithms – The Art of the Possible
A Genetic Algorithm (GA) is a search and optimization technique. GAs are a part of a larger class of evolutionary algorithms (EA) that use concepts and mechanisms inspired by evolutionary biology such as inheritance, mutation, selection, and crossover.

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Icosystem’s Paolo Gaudiano on Discovery Channel’s Mega Engineering
Could the development of automated, self-driving pods mark the death of the automobile? Find out how car manufacturers are preparing for this possibility in this clip from Discovery Channel’s “Mega Engineering.”

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