Agent Based Modelling: what is the big deal about policy?

This event run by NEKS ('New Economic Knowledge Services ltd' https://www.neks.ltd/) allowed attendees to better understand how ABMs are best used to inform policy and regulatory strategies. It is given by people who have both built and used ABMs. Jonathan Hyde from Risk Solutions presents at the event, describing how our agent based models solve real world complex problems.  more...

Value for money decision support tool for HS2

HS2 Ltd faces many design decisions in the delivery of high speed rail in the UK. Each design decision has cost implications, and crucially, implications for delivery of benefits. WSP and Risk Solutions have created a whole life value tool for HS2. HS2 and ITS contractors are now using the tool to measure and compare the value of various options, and TO inform design decisions to ensure the benefits of HS2 are realised.  more...