Category: CORE

Helping Humans Survive in Space

“Whenever it came time for milestone reviews, we were able to satisfy all of the customer’s requirements.” – Stephanie Chiesi, senior systems engineer (Photo copyright 2012 Arizona Daily Star) “We put out CO2 and moisture,” explained Grant Anderson, CEO of Paragon Space Development Corporation. “If you don’t take these …

Fundamentals – Judging Our Tools

Zane Scott, Vitech Vice President of Professional Services The ultimate test of any tool is whether or not it helps the user in the way intended at its acquisition. In other words, “Does it do what we need it to do for us?” This is certainly true for systems engineering …

Variant Management in CORE and GENESYS (Part I)

When teaching classes on model-based systems engineering, I am frequently asked about methods to manage different system configurations in the model. Most engineers are very comfortable thinking in part structures, and while this is a critical aspect of systems engineering, it’s not the whole story. To answer the question and …