What Is InfoDynamics?
SigmaWorks has created InfoDynamics, an enjoyable
non-computer simulation for eight to ten participants, each
managing one department in an organization. Participants
learn valuable organizational lessons which generalize to
all types of settings, including industrial, service, health
care, education, and non-profit agencies.
are the learning goals in InfoDynamics?
- Adopt effective internal communication
- Understand cross-functional versus departmental
- Identify presence of perverse incentives which
maximize local, not system, performance.
- Plan better measurements.
- Identify bottlenecks.
- Understand system dynamics and delay loops.
- Develop long-term instead of short-term
Participants gain intuitive understanding of these
concepts as they work with the two hour simulation, then
discuss their simulation results during a debriefing
session, and develop "back-home" transfer plans during an
Where can we use InfoDynamics?
Use InfoDynamics anywhere you wish to create greater
unity of thought and action: team orientation and team
meetings, department meetings, leadership retreats,
conferences, and educational courses.
Who can use InfoDynamics?
Infodynamics requires no special preparation or
equipment. Executives, department heads, supervisors,
front-line staff members, and students have all enjoyed and
learned from InfoDynamics.
How do we access InfoDynamics?
A trained facilitator will bring InfoDynamics to you.
He or she will direct the simulation, debriefing, and
application sessions for all participants. The application
session can be tailored to the issues of concern in your