Update: SYSMOD and MagicDraw

NoMagic provides a free SYSMOD plugin for MagicDraw (see Download page). NoMagic just released SysML version 17.0.1 SP2 with the following updates for the SYSMOD plugin: The New SYSMOD profile version is now with enhanced variants modeling support (See CarAccessSystem example model). The message box stating that the SYSMOD plugin should be installed will no longer…
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The Death of the Actor

The technical term System is relative and depends on the viewpoint. From one viewpoint an entity is a system, from another one it is a subsystem or an external system. It is a role that is applied to an entity. You loose this flexibility of changing the viewpoint if you model a system context with…
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MBSE in a Blog

In many respects, the future of systems engineering can be said to be “model-based.” (INCOSE Vision 2020) Model Based Systems Engineering (MBSE) is a key technology to respond to the need of developing more and more complex systems in more and more complex (network) organizations. I work in the MBSE domain since 10 years. I’ve written…
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