Category: SysML

7 Classic Errors in Deploying MBSE

Model-based systems engineering is many things. It is architecture and analytics. It is communication and analysis. It is methods and tools. Fundamentally, it represents a shift from low fidelity representations in documents to higher fidelity, richer representations serving as the single source of truth for both communications and analysis. Ultimately, …

A Glimpse of GENESYS 4.0

Systems engineering is fundamentally about seeing the big picture – leveraging multiple viewpoints and bringing together a diverse team to explore the problem from many perspectives, elicit diverse insights, understand the true problem, and deliver the right solution to meet the customer’s needs. Systems engineering is technical and communication. Systems …

Moving Past Dogma

A highly respected colleague once presented a leading edge paper on model-based conceptual design at a conference. When he finished, a member of the audience – one considered by many to be a thought-leader in model-based systems engineering – stood up. He didn’t ask a question or offer an insight. …

Keeping Up With the Jones – How Do We Stack Up Against ISO/IEC/IEEE 42010

Standards play an important role in the engineering and business community. Standards provide us with requirements for best practices derived from the community’s input. It is this support from the community which gives standards their significance. Customers often have to show their organizations how a particular systems engineering approach will …