Author: Zane Scott

Educating Engineers or Training Technicians?

Zane Scott, Vitech Vice President of Professional Services Those of us engaged in instruction, be it live or web-based, are often asked to provide “practical examples” of the principles and techniques we discuss. There is an intense desire to focus on application and avoid theory or concepts. The examples requested …

Models – Involved or Foundational?

Zane Scott, Vitech Vice President of Professional Services In the world of model-based systems engineering there is a surprising amount of confusion over the role and concept of models. One would think that a concept important enough to be contained in the very name of the practice would have a …

Fit for Purpose – The Choice of View

Zane Scott, Vitech Vice President of Professional Services One of the quandaries regularly presented to systems engineers is which view or combination of views to use when representing the system model to others. In today’s practice, there is a blessing – and a curse – in the sheer number of …