Category: Model-Based Systems Engineering

MBSE Implementation: More than a Tool

One of the reasons I love my job is that I have the opportunity to talk to prospective customers about their project pain points, and I help them develop a system solution to address their needs. As a result of these initial conversations, the topic inevitably turns to a model-based …

Defining Architecture

In one of my recent training classes I was asked to define what the term “architecture” means in the practice of system engineering.  While I think I solve the immediate concern of the class, I did not give a very precise answer.  This week I did a bit of research …

Moving Past Dogma

A highly respected colleague once presented a leading edge paper on model-based conceptual design at a conference. When he finished, a member of the audience – one considered by many to be a thought-leader in model-based systems engineering – stood up. He didn’t ask a question or offer an insight. …