Category: Tips and Tricks

Modeling SysML Activities in GENESYS

Modeling behavior in SysML can be painstaking and difficult to communicate to a broad range of stakeholders. Fortunately, GENESYS makes it easy to use SysML constructs in a way that facilitates a comprehensive and consistent behavioral model and makes it easier to discuss with a broad range of stakeholders. What …

Ingesting MBSE Data into GENESYS

The exchange of data between model-based systems engineering tools has been an issue for many years within the systems engineering community. Industry, the International Council on Systems Engineering (INCOSE), and Object Management Group (OMG) have all recognized this fact and have attempted to solve the exchange issue in many ways. …

Don’t Start Out Behind!

Every sprinter knows the importance of the first steps out of the blocks. The start is absolutely critical to their success in the race. No sprinter would hamper his start by trading his speedy, lightweight running spikes for a pair of heavy construction boots. And yet, systems engineers quite often …

Functional Analysis and MBSE

In my blog post last month, Understanding Your System, I discussed the importance of the system context and system decomposition when defining the physical design of a system. This month I would like to additionally emphasize the role of functional analysis to define the functional design and explain how MBSE …