isee systems (formerly High Performance Systems) is in
business to improve the way the world works, by creating Systems Thinking-based
products that enable people to increase their capacity to think, learn,
communicate, and act more systemically.
isee systems is the world leader in Systems Thinking
software. Founded in 1985 by Barry Richmond, then a Professor at Dartmouth
College the company has grown into a thriving, privately-held corporation
with substantial global reach in business, education, and government
In 1987, the Company was awarded the Jay Forrester
prize when it was the first to introduce an icon-based model building and
simulation tool, STELLA.
STELLA brought computer simulation-based model-building to the mass market. In
1990, the company introduced iThink
for business simulation. isee systems also created the first Management Flight
Simulator in 1991, pioneered introduction of the first Learning Environment in
1995, introduced the first Learning Lab and the first conversational systems
thinking workshop in 1999. Each of these new product lines significantly
advanced the state of the art in systems thinking.
isee systems has brought
Systems Thinking to thousands of individuals and organizations in over 80
countries across the world. Our customer list includes: Dow Chemical, Eastman Kodak, Ford Motor Company, General Motors,
Hewlett-Packard, Kaiser Permanente, MetLife, Pfizer, Shell, and a
variety of government agencies, research organizations and schools.