Description de Vensim

Vensim est un logiciel polyvalent pour la dynamique des systèmes et la simulation discrète-continue hybride et à base d'agents. Il prend en charge les modèles stratégiques descendants et les modèles détaillés ascendants. Sa solide prise en charge des données de séries chronologiques et de l'étalonnage le rend idéal pour les problèmes trop complexes pour les tableurs. Les applications courantes comprennent la gestion de grands projets, la science marketing des produits de consommation et des produits pharmaceutiques, les politiques de l'énergie et des transports, la conception de systèmes de soins de santé et la stratégie commerciale.

Qui utilise Vensim ?

Les analystes et chercheurs devant faire face à d'importants défis dans le secteur des affaires, des politiques publiques et de l'enseignement.

Informations sur Vensim

Ventana Systems

Fondé en 1985

Informations sur Vensim

Ventana Systems

Fondé en 1985

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Ressources d'aide

  • Chat


  • Mac (ordinateur)
  • Windows (ordinateur)


  • Formation présentielle
  • En ligne en direct
  • Documentation

Fonctionnalités - Vensim

  • API
  • Analyse ad hoc
  • Analyse de conception
  • Analyse prédictive
  • Analyse visuelle
  • Base de données spécifique pour l'industrie
  • Bibliothèque de contenu
  • Contrôle de processus
  • Contrôles/Permissions d'accès
  • Données en temps réel
  • Fonction de glisser-déposer
  • Gestion de la conception
  • Gestion de la conformité
  • Gestion de versions
  • Gestion des changements
  • Gestion des documents
  • Gestion des fichiers
  • Gestion des flux de travail
  • Gestion des performances
  • Gestion des stratégies
  • Imagerie 3D
  • Importation et exportation de données
  • Intégrations de tiers
  • Manipulation directe
  • Modélisation d'événements discrets
  • Modélisation de la turbulence
  • Modélisation des mouvements
  • Modélisation dynamique
  • Modélisation en continu
  • Modélisation mathématique
  • Modélisation orientée agent
  • Modélisation stochastique
  • Outils de présentation
  • PDM (product data management)
  • Personnalisation
  • Planification des scénarios
  • Projections
  • Présentation graphique des données
  • Rapports et analyses
  • Rapports et statistiques
  • Rapports personnalisables
  • Simulation de Monte-Carlo
  • Surveillance en temps réel
  • Tableau de bord d'activités
  • Visualisation de données
  • Vérification de données
  • Worfkflow de projets
  • Workflow basé sur les règles
  • Workflow configurable
  • Éditeur graphique de workflow

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  • <50
  • 51-200
  • 201-1 000
  • >1 001
Utilisateur vérifié
Graduate Research And Teaching Assistant (Canada)
Utilisateur LinkedIn vérifié
Enseignement supérieur, 10 000+ employés
Temps d'utilisation du logiciel : 6 à 12 mois
Source de l'avis

Dynamic Modeling

5 il y a 3 ans

Commentaires : In total it is simple, easy, and powerful system dynamics software.

Avantages :

I used Vensim in my research to develop a system dynamics models for different construction management problems, I highly recommend it because of the ease of building models, friendly user interface, and the available explanation examples are very helpful.

Inconvénients :

It has some features are not free for student licence and you need to pay for advanced features.

Utilisateur vérifié
PhD Candidate (É.-U.)
Utilisateur LinkedIn vérifié
Recherche, 501-1 000 employés
Temps d'utilisation du logiciel : plus de deux ans
Source de l'avis

For system dynamics modeling as a tool for interdisciplinary, mixed methods theory-development

5 l’année dernière

Commentaires : Business problems Big data allows us to have a lot of detail for so many variables. But, just having them doesn't help you make sense of them. System dynamics can help with that. Vensim is one tool to do that. Conceptualization and simulation in Vensim are extremely powerful tools for making sense of data and done right would be superior to AI on many fronts. The state of the art for how to do this can be found in the heads of dozens of skilled modelers around the world. Yeah, dozens. And the software and business processes to make it work probably can't be found in any organization. So, those dozens would be consultants. In other words, computer scientists have perfected the AI thing because it fits their philosophy about systems. But, that philosophy is missing a lot when it comes to social systems, like an organization. Perhaps if a organizaitons were more like gas giant planets, AI would be great. But, because they aren't its not. And Vensim is a perfect embodiment of this situation: it is a little old-fashioned, not easy to learn or use for most of its main purposes. What benefits for me? See pro's above.

Avantages :

Features * Conceptualization If you are eligible, the PLE version is good for beginners developing a system dynamics style diagram, such as a Causal Loop Diagram, a Policy Structure Diagram or a Stock and Flow Diagram. If you are not eligible for PLE, then it would be because you have paying clients or managers relying on your work. So, you would need another license. I have always had access to the top-level DSS license as a student at my institution. It is a great tool for diagramming. The best features for this are hiding and past as picture which allow you to animate your diagram and to draw it out piece by piece without losing the whole picture. * Simulation The simulation feature is fine. Especially if you have access to a mentor who can help you ensure that your model is well-designed, or you have a background in engineering. The tutorials are useful and could possibly give you that proficiency if you went through them all, but that has not been my experience. Bringing in spreadsheet data is an under-rated feature. Ease of use * Conceptualization As above, this is feature where Vensim shines in comparison with competitors. Spefically, their tools make it very hard to draw out some kinds of diagrams to make them look right for publication. Vensim is the best choice if you are planning on using Causal Loop Diagrams or Policy Structure Diagrams. These visuals are harder to create and modify in competing software. See cons for ease of simulation, integ w proc

Inconvénients :

Features * Conceptualization Cons to PLE are that you don't have the hide feature. So, you have to use multiple files to show a diagram in pieces - which is the best practice. Cons to DSS are that you are very limited in how you can link the diagram to evidence that supports your belief in a link or your choice of definition for a variable. You have to do this using "comment" and this is only available for variables, not links. * Simulation Cons to simulation are that the model needs to be done right before it will work at all. So, you can't see what would happen if it were working to see the errors you are making. It just says error. So you have to have a mentor, or time/ability to use the tutorials. I know this sounds like 'hey reviewer, you probably need to read the tutorial'. That may be, but there are other alternatives that do not have this problem and it makes things much easier for many applications, especially by the 99% of non-experts who would be using the software. These people can fix an error incorrectly in Vensim. Ease of use * Simulation Cons as above. Integration with processes * Conceptualization This is where things start to break down for diagramming. The software is really for simulation. Vensim still thinks of diagrams as after-the-fact representations of working simulation models. If you are using visuals before-the-fact, or you want to visualize structure that is not in your model, but you know exists - and you care to document how you know..

Utilisateur vérifié
Software Developer (É.-U.)
Utilisateur LinkedIn vérifié
Logiciels, 5 001-10 000 employés
Temps d'utilisation du logiciel : plus d'un an
Source de l'avis

Reality Check Tool for Professionals

3 il y a 3 ans

Commentaires : I worked on Software Reusability Model and predicted the future of software reusability in Ohio, USA by using Vensim Analysis.

Avantages :

Ability to create Stock and Flow diagrams which are precise and helps in better understanding of a model.

Inconvénients :

Dull interface and some of the features are complicated.

Rodrigo F.
Rodrigo F.
Ing Centro de Producción Multimedios (Colombie)
Utilisateur LinkedIn vérifié
Enseignement supérieur, 1 001-5 000 employés
Temps d'utilisation du logiciel : plus d'un an
Source de l'avis

Nice but outdated

4 il y a 3 ans

Commentaires : I used it to work in my masters degree thesis and i had a nice experience. At the end i learned a lot of its tweaks mainly for MacOs. It seems to be one of the best software for system dynamics and has a nice free version but the interface is old and not friendly, one has to click too may times, i believe it requieres a revamp.

Avantages :

It works and the free version can do basic things. Keeping all inputs ok and tracking errors, as an engineering software it works.

Inconvénients :

The graphic engine is outdated and gives trouble, documentation has many inputs but it can be surely improved. Sometimes it crashes in Mac Os. The interface is old and requires a better graphic design to make it attractive. The learning curve is steep.

Dan A.
Systems Engineer / Student (É.-U.)
Défense et aérospatiale, 201-500 employés
Temps d'utilisation du logiciel : plus de deux ans
Source de l'avis

Excellent introductory system dynamics modeling tool. Good value, but not the prettiest.

5 il y a 3 ans

Avantages :

Being able to generate system dynamics models as a learning tool and thinking tool is an incredibly powerful ability. The ease of building basic models is remarkably good, and the examples possible to replicate quickly while learning the tool are straightforward and very helpful. The fundamental power of system dynamics modeling, coupled with reading and understanding the system dynamics approaches pioneered by JD Sterman is quite valuable.

Inconvénients :

The user interface and visual cleanliness of output products isn't actually the best, but for modestly priced software that has proven to be valuable over and over again both academically and professionally for me, this is a minor complaint. Without accompanying educational materials, this software also falls flat in terms of realizable utility - but paired with some solid curriculum on system dynamics modeling, the cumulative result is truly invaluable.