Ivory Tower Modeling with MBSE
There are many ways on how to do Model Based Systems Engineering (MBSE) wrong. One of the problems is what I call Ivory Tower Modeling.
The 10 Biggest Illusions of Systems Engineering
Systems Engineering was based on a number of assumptions that are not consistent with today’s environment. These are illusions.
The Power of a One-Pager (And How You Can Put It to Use)
Putting information on a single page can be incredible useful if done right. While the trend is towards modeling, we argued before that documents still have their place. A one-pager is compelling, as there really is no excuse to read it. Unless you are using 3 Point font, you should be able to read and […]
Dealing with Change in Systems Engineering
Dealing with change is getting increasingly difficult. Here we describe a pattern library as one possible solution.
ReqIF in 2022: Silently Growing
ReqIF, the Requirements Interchange Format, is arguably the accepted format for exchanging requirements. Every serious requirements tool supports it, and ReqIF.academy has over 3000 members, demonstrating the ongoing interest in ReqIF. Yet, the press has been silent. It seems that there were few news on ReqIF. In this case, no news are good news. It […]
How Changan is transforming their product development with MBSE
This week, I was attending ASEC 2018 in the UK on behalf of Jama Software. This is the main conference of the UK Chapter of the International Council on Systems Engineering (INCOSE). Andy Howells was providing insights on how Changan is transforming their product development with MBSE. This is a great topic, as there are […]
The 4 Elements of IoT development
More and more products are connected, and are therefore part of the Internet of Things (IoT). But IoT development is fundamentally different from the development of more traditional products. This is a challenge for new companies that enter the market, but established organizations struggle even more, as their established and proven approaches are suddenly not working […]
3 Ways for Writing Black Box Specifications
The black box paradigm helps dealing with product complexity. Learn about 3 ways for applying it.
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