Category: Model-Based Systems Engineering

Capturing the “as-built” configuration in the MBSE Model

The buzz in systems engineering today is all around supporting digital transformation. The focus has been centered on creating an “authoritative source of truth” and connecting the engineering lifecycle. As we accomplish system design and development, particularly in the model-based systems engineering (MBSE) environment, we are supporting the concept and …

A Powerful Tool: The Spider Diagram

There is one tool in the system engineer’s toolkit that wields a great deal of power. Principal Systems Engineer Jeff Sili explains, in his latest blog post. From the post: One of the crucial skills an engineer needs to acquire is the ability to succinctly communicate a design. In the early …

Doin SysML

I speak with people in the systems engineering community all the time. When I hear systems engineers say, “Yeah, I’m doin’ SysML,” it makes me cringe. I’m not bashing SysML views in any way, shape, or form. I think SysML 1.5 diagrams are a great communications tool. But they don’t …