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Nancy Zupick

Consulting & Support Manager with Arena Simulation

Nancy has over 20 years of experience with the Arena simulation product. She is a co-author of the Simulation with Arena textbook and has taught Arena to numerous clients over the years. Nancy has worked on military, industrial and healthcare simulation projects as well as working with the Arena product development team.

Posts by Nancy Zupick

Arena: The Original Digital Twin

By Nancy Zupick, Consulting & Support Manager
Published: April 6, 2018

Creating a "Digital Twin" is a trendy new buzzword that has everyone talking, but in reality this is something our customer have been doing with Arena for more than thirty years. Simulation is the original digital twin. It allows you to play with a system in the virtual world and gain insight into what a proposed change may mean to production, scheduling or even determine if perhaps the current system is adequate.

NEW: Gather and Disperse Modules

By Nancy Zupick, Consulting & Support Manager
Published: January 12, 2018

MORE NEW MODELS! Looking for an easier way to seize and release groupings of resources? Look no further! The new Gather and Disperse modules are here. Just another way Arena is making modeling more intuitive.

Keep Calm and Stay Organized

By Nancy Zupick, Consulting & Support Manager
Published: June 1, 2017

"A goal without a plan is just a wish." In this Tips & Tricks, Nancy shares her tips for keeping your models organized and more.

Here Are the Next 3 Industrial Engineers You Should Be Looking To Hire

By Nancy Zupick, Consulting & Support Manager
Published: January 31, 2017

Three students tackle a big problem, develop professionalism, and solve a real world challenge. Check out their interview after winning the IISE 2016 Student Simulation Competition!

Connecting Models to Live Data

By Nancy Zupick, Consulting & Support Manager
Published: January 23, 2017

There are various methods of reading data into a model in Arena, one of the more popular methods is the Direct Read feature which allows you to read in data directly to Variables and Expressions.

When Good Projects Go Bad

By Nancy Zupick, Consulting & Support Manager
Published: January 23, 2017

So how does a good simulation project go bad? We will address some of the most common issues we have encountered in simulation projects across a wide range of industries.

 
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