Author: Zane Scott

What Problem Do You Want to Solve?

Today is GENESYS™ 4.0 Launch Day – you’ve likely received numerous emails from us, maybe have seen the press release, and have hopefully watched our launch day webinar. (Missed it? The recording will land in our Webinar Archive by tomorrow.) Whether you are an existing GENESYS or CORE user or …

Lessons from a Martian

The critically acclaimed Ridley Scott film The Martian depicts Matt Damon as botanist/astronaut Mark Watney who is stranded on Mars after he is carried off by a storm during an emergency liftoff sequence. His fellow crew members presume that he is dead, and in the face of the potential loss …

The Plight of the Honeybee: A Systems Problem

Honeybees are a critical part of our food production chain. They pollinate essential food crops around the world. In the United States alone they account for the annual pollination of crops valued at $15B, or 25% of the U.S. food harvest. Without their services our national food security would be …

A Systems Perspective on Diversity

Solving complex problems is the main course on the systems engineering menu. No longer reserved as a delicacy to be consumed by a few adventurous diners, complex problems are daily fare for the working engineer. It is the easy-to-solve, simplistic problem that has become rare. This situation has a wide …