MBSE and digital engineering have become essential in an ever-expanding number of organizations, both in the private sector and Department of Defense.
This is due in large part because today’s products are growing in complexity and driving change in how they are defined, designed and manufactured. Product competitiveness requires an ever-increasing amount of electronics and software to satisfy the demand for more features, safety and connectivity.
Achieving this new level of functionality necessitates better requirements, analysis, architecture optimization and continuous verification.
This is where systems engineering can help. Done well, the practice is essential to addressing the fuzzy front end of product development spanning initial need through architecture.
And systems engineering itself is transforming from document-centric practices to model-based systems engineering (MBSE) in order to increase its agility, efficiency and effectiveness. A critical capability in digital engineering, MBSE integrates iterative, comprehensive design with insights into the implications of choices, changes and system behaviors.
For many organizations, digital engineering represents a transformation of how they normally conduct systems engineering. Another way of looking at it, MBSE pushes digital engineering forward.
This has been especially important for the U.S. Department of Defense. Digital Engineering is DoD’s initiative that combines model-based techniques, digital practices, and computing infrastructure to enable delivery of high pay-off solutions to the warfighter at the speed of relevance. DE modernizes how the DoD conceives, designs, operates, and sustains capabilities to outpace its adversaries.
MBSE’s integrated data set approach demonstrates many benefits, such as:
- Improves system quality, consistency and digital traceability
- Increases personnel productivity and efficiency
- Early risk identification, ,cost reduction, schedule and performance improvement
- Enhances communications across key stakeholder groups
- Eliminates single point failures through collaboration, knowledge sharing, and the exchange of models and their underlying data
Want to learn more? Tonex offers MBSE and Digital Engineering Workshop, a 2-day course that covers Model-based systems engineering (MBSE), Digital Engineering practices and tools, as well as methods like DODAF, UAF, UPDM, SysML and more. MBSE and Digital Engineering workshop helps participants and leads to greater efficiency and improved quality of all the acquisition activities.
Additionally, Tonex offers more than a dozen other courses in MBSE, including:
— Model Based Testing Training (3 days)
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