Category: Systems MetaModel

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 …

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 …

Finding SOA’s Missing Link

    The critical aim of the service-oriented architecture is to bring services to the business enterprise. In the world of enterprise architecture, the service is defined as a unit of functionality packaged for convenient and consistent use. While this definition is accurate as far as it goes, it leaves …