Express Situation Assessment and Management (ESAM)

A basic process designed to help with the preliminary analysis of a pressing challenge and develop the initial set of possible directions for solutions.

Key Features

ESAM features Innovation Situation Questionnaire® and Problem Formulator® as an AI enabled analytical tool which helps identify and bring into sharp focus the interplay of cause and effect between useful and harmful factors in any system, business, or engineering application.

The software specifically targets the situations characterized by one or more of the following elements of VUCA (Volatility, Uncertainty, Complexity and Ambiguity):

  • Multi-factor cause-effect relationships
  • Probabilistic inputs and/or outputs
  • Non-linear relationships
  • Multiple feedbacks/loops
  • Factors that are out of control
ESAM software is available for a free 15-day trial and on a subscription basis as follows:

Software name Subscription price, $
15 days1 month 3 months6 months1 year
ESAM (Windows-based desktop)Free153060100
ESAM (PC cloud-based) *203590180340

*) Includes a subscription for cloud PC Virtual Machine

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