INCOSE IS2019 After Action Report

INCOSE IS2019 After Action Report

The INCOSE International Symposium is an annual gathering of the world leading Systems Engineers. We gather in order to encourage each other within our profession but also to try to learn more about how to make System Engineering even better.  While I was mainly there to hawk my SE Scholar business, I did get to see some very interesting talks.

System Applications for Global Challenges

System Applications for Global Challenges

We’ll be going to the INCOSE Annual International Symposium. This year it's at one of our favorite vacation spots so we couldn't resist. Please drop by our table A8 in the exhibit hall. We have some exciting promotional items we are giving away. Come and meet our team.

Who said “The whole is greater than the sum of the parts”?

Who said “The whole is greater than the sum of the parts”?

The phrase “The whole is greater than the sum of the parts” is well known and important to Systems Scientists and Systems Engineers alike. It’s like a short pithy definition of Emergence. And it is almost always automatically attributed to Aristotle. But what I want to know is this - Did he say it? Why did he say it? And in what context?

INCOSE IS2018 After Action Report

INCOSE IS2018 After Action Report

The INCOSE International Symposium is an annual gathering of the world leading Systems Engineers. We gather in order to encourage each other within our profession but also to try to learn more about how to make System Engineering even better.  While I was mainly there to hawk my SE Scholar business, I did get to see some very interesting talks.

Addressing the future with a better ConOp (or is it better humans we need?)

Addressing the future with a better ConOp (or is it better humans we need?)

My daughter Stephanie graduated from MIT this year and I got to hear Sheryl Sandberg, Facebook COO and best-selling author, give the Commencement address. Her message was about the effects of Technology on the Society and the World, what I heard … We Need a Better ConOps!