Category: Tips and Tricks

Managing Resources in a Program Model

In the past couple of weeks I have assisted several customers exploring and using the Resource class in the development and analysis of program plans. The basic question posed to me was this: How can I manage and set the use of resources without looking at each individual program activity’s …

An Introduction to the Constraint Block Definition Diagram and Parametric Diagram in GENESYS

By Ron Kratzke, Principal Systems Engineer GENESYS 4.0 introduced two new diagrams – the Constraint Block Definition Diagram (BDD) and Parametric diagram. The addition of these two diagrams opens and expands insight into system design.  The Constraint BDD graphically displays the parameters restricting or constraining system design.  The Parametric diagram …

Get A Running Start with GENESYS 4.0

In January we launched GENESYS 4.0. We’ve been a long time developing this release and that means a wealth of new capabilities. It also means there’s a lot to learn. We know you’ll have lots of questions and we’re ready with the answers. The extended development cycle means that we’ve …

Turkey Talk – Round 2

Last year I shared with you Layer 1 of planning a holiday feast using a systems approach. We defined our requirements, considers concerns, identified risks, and even started thinking about our architecture at a high level. Let’s quickly review. Here’s what my requirements looked like: After considering concerns and …