Past Announcements

16 July, 2014 (6:00 – 8:00) Performance-based Logistics for the Systems Engineer

by Communications Team May 27, 2014

Mr. Michael Gourley, Principal Project Engineer, Lockheed Martin Corporation Presentation Aerospace & Defense systems require solutions that have been developed with System Operational Effectiveness (SOE) in mind. In order for them to achieve SOE goals, systems must be well designed, well built, well supported, and affordable for the duration of their respective lifecycles. The Department […]

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12 July, 2014, (9:00 AM – 3:00 PM – Saturday): Systems Architecting – A Strategy and Decisions Perspective

by Communications Team May 27, 2014

Dr. Mark Maier, The Aerospace Corporation, Distinguished Engineer Presentation Systems Architecting generally comprises the technical activities associated with problem selection, concept formation (integrated technical and programmatic), and validation. As such it is deeply linked to organizational strategy and decision making. This tutorial will present, through a series of case studies, analytical and heuristic approaches to […]

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18 June, 2014 (6:00 PM – 8:00 PM): Leading Technical Teams

by Communications Team May 24, 2014

Dr. Michael Ryschkewitsch, formerly Chief Engineer, NASA When we talk about systems engineering, we mostly talk about the science of systems engineering as captured in books, policies and courses. We rarely talk about the art of systems engineering and even less often about what it takes to lead a team through a complicated systems engineering […]

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21 May, 2014 (6:00 – 8:00 PM): The Role of Systems Engineering in Large Scale Agile Software Development Teams

by Communications Team March 31, 2014

Mr. Gundars Osvalds, CSEP, Principal Systems Engineer, Praxis Engineering Presentation: Traditional systems engineering coordination is challenged when software development teams apply agile software methodologies such as Scrum, test driven development and continuous integration. This talk presents an Agile SE Framework that scales agile from individual agile software teams with a few members to large projects […]

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10 May, 2014 (8:30 AM – 12:30 PM): Tutorial: Exploring the Role of Systems Engineering in an Agile Environment

by Communications Team March 31, 2014

Dr. Suzette Johnson Presentation: Systems engineering plays a critical role in product and systems development. This role becomes increasingly important as we strive to effectively respond to change and manage uncertainty during the development of software-intensive systems. Through interactive exercises participants explore systems engineering as an integrated component within an Agile framework and the importance […]

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16 April, 2014: Architectural Roots of Large System Failures

by Communications Team March 23, 2014

16 April, 2014 (6:00 – 8:00 PM): Architectural Roots of Large System Failures Click here to view on YouTube Mr. Richard Taylor, Sr. System Architect, Evolver, INC Presentation: This presentation addresses the three most common causes of large system failures. Those causes are that the systems architecture (1) is not designed to support scalability, (2) […]

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29 March, 2014 (9:00 AM – 3:30 PM): 2014 Model-Based Systems Engineering (MBSE) Symposium

by Communications Team January 31, 2014

Co-hosted by the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory and the INCOSE Chesapeake Chapter Symposium Theme: “Model-Based Systems Engineering: Challenges and Opportunities” Abstract: While much progress has been made in the standardization and adoption of MBSE, its practice has yet to become ubiquitous. Many challenges to widespread practice of MBSE still exist, and Systems Engineering […]

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19 March, 2014 (6:00 – 8:00 PM): Lessons from Revolutionary Systems

by Communications Team January 31, 2014

19 March, 2014 (6:00 – 8:00 PM): Lessons from Revolutionary Systems Dr. Mark W. Maier, The Aerospace Corporation, Distinguished Engineer Presentation: The most famous systems, the ones with revolutionary effect, were developed against a background of fairly similar systems. Moreover, the reasons for their great success were often not fully anticipated by their designers. In […]

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Did you Miss? 19 Feb, 2014 Systems Research at University of Maryland, College Park

by Communications Team January 7, 2014

Systems Research at University of Maryland, College Park Speakers: Mr. Petnga and Ms Delgoshaei are PhD candidates, Mr. Block a Masters candidate, all doing research at the UMCP Institute for Systems Research Leonard Petnga Ontologies and Time-based Reasoning for Model-Based Systems Engineering (MBSE) of Cyber-Physical Systems (CPS) CPS are characterized by a tight integration of […]

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