Online What if

The Online What If (OWI) planning support system has been developed through a partnership between cooperation of the between Chris Pettit and his colleagues at the Australian Urban Research Infrastructure Network (AURIN) and What if? Inc. (Richard E. Klosterman, President). OWI is an open source online implementation of What if? 2.0. Users can download the source code via GitHub and install it on their own server or request their own cloud instance of OWI hosted by AURIN free of charge for non-commercial purpose.

Online WhatIf requires a user account; once user’s accounts have been created, users will receive an email with a password and instructions for logging on and using OWI. Information on creating a user account is available at

The OWI User Guide is available at


Online What If publications include: