xPERT-O, our tool for analyzing complex situations
Simplifying complexity to highlight the key issues that need to be addressed is the goal of xPERT-O.
Everyone has already been confronted with a complex situation where many challenges have chained and interconnected consequences. Often so much so that we do not know from which angle to approach the problem ... xPERT-O brings a solution to this! It is an interactive web application, simple and user-friendly, which makes possible to easily model complex situations presenting a large number of interconnected challenges and opportunities. And thus, one can objectively choose the key elements to attack first in this network of problems.
xPERT-O, developed in 2017 within the frame of the MIC Softlab Academy, exists today as a working prototype, accessible via www.xpert-o.com. In a quarter since its launch as a demonstrator in June 2017, we have already made nearly 20 projects for many interested customers and some have purchased a right of use (as a service).
In a few minutes, several users can simultaneously create and connect simple elements (nodes) with oriented links to create a complex network. Thanks to algorithms of centrality based on graph theory, xPERT-O then highlights the most influential nodes.
The applications of xPERT-O are numerous for all sectors (energy, environment, materials, e-health, technological industry, chemistry and biotech, etc.): modeling and optimization of complex processes, FMEA and SWIFT, improvement of organization, development of innovation, knowledge consolidation, etc.