Aftermarket Analysis Simulation
Forio builds custom simulations and sells simulation development
software to businesses, universities, and government agencies around
Forio focuses on strategic planning and training simulations for
mid- and senior-level managers. Forio provides development services
(to build and launch a new simulation) and server software (to run
simulations on desktop computers or over the web). Forio uses the
system dynamics simulation methodology, developed
at MIT, which works well for explaining the consequences of managerial
decisions over time.
Forio software and services focus on training and performance enhancement.
Simulations are typically geared toward medium- and long-term strategic
and operational issues facing large organizations. Forio simulations
are often used at corporate retreats as a way of enhancing discussion
and explaining new initiatives, strategies, or competitive threats
facing organizations. Forio has built simulations for audiences as
small as 10 users to over 25,000 users.
Forio is a privately-held simulation software company based in San