MBSE: Simple, Complicated, or Complex?

After 15 years of practice, there is still a great deal of confusion surrounding model-based systems engineering – not only what MBSE is but also the difficulty of application. Some see MBSE as simple, the only possible way they could imagine engineering a system of any scale. Others perceive it …

Managing Functional Requirements with GENESYS

Requirements management in GENESYS differs from approaches used by other systems engineering tools, modeling or architecture tools, and databases. In keeping with academic and INCOSE processes, GENESYS leverages the full power of MBSE for requirements management using its systems metamodel as a guide. (See: What is the Difference Between a …

Making the Case: An Engineer’s Guide to Advocacy

Engineers are regularly tasked with making a case for their work. Whether it is to colleagues considering design alternatives, to management deciding whether to proceed in a particular direction, or to customers choosing whether or not to invest in a solution, the engineer who has invested time and thought in …