Category: CORE

Management of INTERFACES and LINKS

Outside of teaching and planned consulting, one of the things I get to do at Vitech is answer the methodology questions that come in each day from our customers. One of the more common questions we’ve been fielding lately is “How does interface development work in CORE 9?” CORE 9 …

Models and Views

“Model” and “view” are terms that are used somewhat loosely in the world of systems engineering. Often they are used interchangeably. Frequently, the imprecision of their usage causes confusion. Careful consideration of these terms can offer some help in clearing away the confusion. Many model definitions feed this imprecision. Consider, …

The Forgotten System

In a previous post, Three Systems we have discussed the existence of three systems around any system design or improvement project. In every such project we deal with the system we are designing or improving, the context system in which it will live and the system we use to execute …

Operate at Think Speed

The beginning of any creative activity always involves the generation of ideas. New concepts are created as the creator begins to fill out the solution to a problem or the thing being created. This is true whether the object of the creative process is a painting or a tree house, a …