Category: Model-Based Systems Engineering

Is a Document a Model? (and why would I care?)

If you hang around those applying model-based systems engineering (MBSE) long enough, you will eventually hear a passionate debate regarding whether a document is a model. For the general public, this sounds about as compelling as the question “is it system engineering (singular) or systems engineering (plural)?” While both may …

MBSE and SysML: Twins or Just Friends?

MBSE and SysML have spent some time growing up together – and even gotten popular together, and now they’re finding that many are confusing them as twins, or even two names for the same concept. Although both can complement each other and many organizations find systems engineering success using SysML …

A Revolution All Dressed Up for Dinner

At its recent International Symposium the International Council on Systems Engineering (INCOSE) released its Systems Engineering Vision 2025 report titled aptly “A World In Motion.” This document is a bold and forward-thinking vision of an exciting future. On the surface it appears innocuous enough. However, it is only on close …