Category: Systems

Promoting Innovation: A Systems Approach

In the world of economic development, there is a priority placed on attracting innovative businesses and people. The heavy manufacturing sector is no longer the crown jewel of the economic developer’s kingdom. It is now the innovative business that has the greatest impact on the community’s well-being. The joke that …

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 …