COVID 19 Anxiety and the Systems Engineer

As the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) looms large on the public radar screen, it consumes a greater and greater share of our attention. We tend to get swept up in the drama and emotion unfolding like a science fiction thriller and forget that we have tools and skills that can be …

Managing Functional Requirements with GENESYS

Requirements management in GENESYS differs from approaches used by other systems engineering tools, modeling or architecture tools, and databases. In keeping with academic and INCOSE processes, GENESYS leverages the full power of MBSE for requirements management using its systems metamodel as a guide. (See: What is the Difference Between a …

Making the Case: An Engineer’s Guide to Advocacy

Engineers are regularly tasked with making a case for their work. Whether it is to colleagues considering design alternatives, to management deciding whether to proceed in a particular direction, or to customers choosing whether or not to invest in a solution, the engineer who has invested time and thought in …

Ingesting MBSE Data into GENESYS

The exchange of data between model-based systems engineering tools has been an issue for many years within the systems engineering community. Industry, the International Council on Systems Engineering (INCOSE), and Object Management Group (OMG) have all recognized this fact and have attempted to solve the exchange issue in many ways. …