Category: Model-Based Systems Engineering

WHY MODEL-BASED?

Why use a “model-based” approach? What advantage is there to be gained from this approach? Let’s begin by noting that all systems engineering is model-based. It isn’t possible to think of, discuss, or design systems without using a model. The concept of the system, its functions and parts must be …

All Systems Engineering is Model-based

By David Long and Zane Scott The late Speaker of the United States House of Representatives, Thomas P. (Tip) O’Neill, famously said “all politics is local.” In that phrase he called to the surface a characteristic of politics that was often overlooked but always true. In the same way, we …

You Were Always on My Mind

Willie Nelson getting ready to perform. Farm Aid 2009. Photo by Larry Philpot www.soundstagephotography.com On April 29 Willie had a birthday. “Maybe I didn’t love you- Quite as often as I could have” sings the just turned 80 year old legend, Willie Nelson, in his classic “You Were Always on …

MBSE Value Proposition

  Recently a LinkedIn MBSE group post posed a fundamental question, “How can we move organizations from a document-centric approach to model-based systems engineering?” This raises a very basic inquiry into the ways to advocate the model-based systems engineering value proposition. There are two questions implied in this inquiry. The …