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A pause for thought

A pause for thought
In hectic times characterized by many keywords, especially in the context of digitization, it is not always easy to keep track of and organize the numerous terms. It is very important to correctly classify the respective contributions of the topics for successful corporate management, because to do otherwise can quickly become dangerous.
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From recognition to creation

From recognition to creation
With New Year’s Eve a few weeks behind us, our focus has already shifted from closing one year to opening the next. At work, you have probably rolled your sleeves up and your models forward; you are ready for creating the ultimate plan for the year. It would surprise us if your strategic agenda does not cover current fast and deep changes in technology, processes, organisations, and environment.
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Shaping and living — scenarios and agility

Shaping and living — scenarios and agility
Our annual Dynaplan convention is less than two months away. The preparations for it started many months ago here at Dynaplan and by our host AOK. This year our focus is on reshaping the future workforce and living the adventure. Together, shaping and living can create organisations that are both robust and agile at the same time.
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Towards planning machines?

Towards planning machines?
Imagine a game between a chess master and a novice who knows the rules of the game, but not much more. It seems obvious that the master will win the game. However, if we learn that the novice is allowed to use a chess computer to help determine the moves, this will immediately change our prediction of the outcome. Can we carry this simple thought experiment over to other arenas? We think so. Access to a strategy computer can make a big difference for the strategic planner.
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Caring for people — taking care of complexity

Caring for people — taking care of complexity
This year, as every year, the Norwegian language institute invited radio listeners to suggest the word of the year. Most years, a funny or positive word makes its way to the top, but for 2017, the word of the year is «trakassering»; the Norwegian term for harassment. Much thanks to the #MeToo movement, focus is set on the harm of bad business culture and behaviour. Going into the holiday season, let us remind ourselves of the real values in life: respect, kindness, and care.
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Mind over chip

Mind over chip
Chess has changed status from being a game to becoming a sport; a race of brains.

It is no secret that chess computers can beat chess players – at chess. In all other areas, even a child can outperform a chess machine.
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Creating sustainable success in a world of change

Creating sustainable success in a world of change
With the radio humming in the background, my attention was caught by three words that do not belong to my mother tongue: inspecto, cognitio, curatio. Curious, I turned up the volume. The radio host was asking his distinguished guest about advances in medicine, and how new technology influences the role of being a medical doctor.
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From rocket science to business steering

From rocket science to business steering
All humans are modellers – we simply cannot prevent our minds from shaping mental models of the world inside and around us.

For hundreds of years, math was believed to be the ultimate tool for capturing and studying the dynamics of systems, both in nature and society. Then, in 1969, T.M. Apostol proved what mathematicians had already started to fear:
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Bringing steering assistance to management

Bringing steering assistance to management
- Usually, it takes me just over one hour to get from my house up to the skiing area in the mountains nearby. This time I struggled for six hours to get there. My brand new car looked like a wreck. With pearls of sweat dripping from my forehead, I woke up from my nightmare.
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Smia reverses the roles - spectators become actors

Smia reverses the roles - spectators become actors
Seeing business simulation as “serious play” where the aim is to identify the best strategic decisions, Dynaplan is changing the executives’ role in business simulation from receiving results of the play, via watching the game, to taking active part in the match.
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Dr Kai Berendes

Dr Kai Berendes
Executive partner

Email: kai.berendes@dynaplan.com