Complex Systems

Systems Engineering: A great definition.

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Ben Rockwood said something last December about the re-emergence of the Systems Engineer and I agree with him, 100%.   To add to that, I’d like to quote the excellent NASA Systems Engineering handbook’s introduction. The emphasis is mine: Systems engineering is a methodical, disciplined approach for the design, realization, technical management, operations, and retirement […]


Resilience Engineering: Part I

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I’ve been drafting this post for a really long time. Like most posts, it’s largely for me to get some thoughts down. It’s also very related to the topic I’ll be talking about at Velocity later this year. When I gave a keynote talk at the Surge Conference last year, I talked about how our […]