Category: Vitech

A Glimpse of GENESYS 4.0

Systems engineering is fundamentally about seeing the big picture – leveraging multiple viewpoints and bringing together a diverse team to explore the problem from many perspectives, elicit diverse insights, understand the true problem, and deliver the right solution to meet the customer’s needs. Systems engineering is technical and communication. Systems …

5 Characteristics of a Great Systems Engineer

The other day, I found myself at an industry event surrounded by colleagues that I have worked with throughout my entire career. Some of these colleagues were former leads and managers that directly influenced my career path and were mentors to help shape my knowledge and understanding of systems engineering. …

Solving Problems the Old-fashioned Way

I recently read an article in Quality Progress magazine (a monthly publication of the American Society for Quality) which talked about focusing on the problem before determining a solution. In this article the author quoted two prominent thinkers, Albert Einstein and Abraham Lincoln. Albert Einstein said: “If I only had …

Keeping Up With the Jones – How Do We Stack Up Against ISO/IEC/IEEE 42010

Standards play an important role in the engineering and business community. Standards provide us with requirements for best practices derived from the community’s input. It is this support from the community which gives standards their significance. Customers often have to show their organizations how a particular systems engineering approach will …