Category: Systems Engineering

Integrated or Engineered?

As organizations expand their scope and look beyond model-based systems engineering (MBSE) to model-based engineering, digital thread, or digital engineering, there is a common refrain. Over and over again, organizations speak of pursuing integrated models. Integration is certainly a step forward from disjointed, but integration alone is not enough. If …

On Vitech’s 25th Anniversary

As Vitech celebrates 25 years of being in business, we offer you this poem in a lighthearted vein. “What defines this thing called a system?” is a question good thinkers must ask. But luckily for all the world’s people, Vitech is up to the task. Creating something where adding all …

A New Millennium

This is Part IV in a series of posts about the history of Vitech. Part I recounts the company’s beginnings, in 1992. Part II tells the story of an influential mentor. In Part III, Vitech helps a company weather the Y2K transition in the late 1990s. In Part V, Vitech …

A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words

As a freelance writer, my wife can often be overheard stressing about “art.” According to her philosophy, the graphic for a story can either make or break how the piece is perceived by readers. It’s even more important for online media today, where authors get a one-shot deal at a …