Systems Thinking: Schemas, Metamodels, and MBSE

“Metamodel” and “schema” are terms that get thrown around when we talk about systems and modeling of systems. But what do they really mean? “Meta” comes from the Greek and literally means “above” or “beyond,” but has also come to mean “about” or “of,” so a metamodel is a model …

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 …

Celebrating Vitech’s 27th Birthday

Milestones are great times to stop and acknowledge where you’ve been and where you’re going. This past week, on Tuesday, August 13th, Vitech celebrated 27 years of being in business. We’re more than a little proud of all we’ve accomplished in our first little-more-than-a-quarter century, and are looking forward to …