Welcome to Symmetric

Testing Big Ideas in a Safe Place

We use computer modelling and simulation, mostly in health and social care, workforce planning, and public services to help you test big ideas in a safe place

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About Symmetric

Symmetric has been around since 2005, and Symmetric Scenarios is the means by which we provide all of our modelling and simulation services and much else, including:

Using models to support those who plan, run, commission, or use human services
(with roots in the health and social care sector, but covering public services generally)

  • group model building (often the preferred approach)
  • training people in how to build simulation models using mostly Stella Architect software
  • introductory courses
  • coaching and mentoring
  • more advanced functions
  • running workshops about insights gained from systems thinking and system dynamics simulation
  • raising awareness
  • publishing models to be explored and discussed
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Health Care

The Devil is in the Interconnections not the Detail

One of the themes of our forthcoming (summer 2019) book The Dynamics of Care is…
Awards

Eric Wolstenholme Wins Outstanding Achievement Award

We were delighted that at the recent UK System Dynamics Conference, our co-worker and mentor,…
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Courses

It was a Revelation

I had gradually absorbed systems thinking in a range of ways since my early 20’s…
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Mobiles and Tablets
Models on Mobile