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NextGenSysML Part 4 – Cross-cutting Requirements

This blog post presents the cross-cutting requirements for SysML v2. It is part of a blog post series about the upcoming new SysML v2 and SysML API & Services standard. The blog posts present the requirements for the standard stated in the request for proposals (RFP) published by the OMG. See end of this post…
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NextGenSysML Part 3 – Language Architecture and Formalism Requirements

This blog post presents the SysML v2 language architecture and formalism requirements. The previous blog post gave an overview of the general requirements on proposals for OMG Request for Proposals (RFP). Following blog posts present details of specific sections of the RFP’s. A fundamental concept of a modeling language architecture is the metamodel. It defines…
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The New Engineering Game – Strategies for Smart Product Engineering

In time for Christmas, the eBook edition of my new book is ready and published. The print edition will be released in early January when the proof was successful. Organizations face an increasingly complex and dynamic environment on the market. The Internet of Things and in particular the industrial internet respectively Industry 4.0 change the…
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SysML Question: Why you should not connect ports with associations?

It is tempting to connect the small port boxes in the block definition diagram with solid lines (= associations) to express that the corresponding building blocks communicate with each other. That is forbidden! But why? This blog post gives you the answer. The SysML forbids an association between ports and a good modeling tool should…
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NextGenSysML Part 2 – The General OMG Requirements

This blog post gives you a brief overview of the general requirements on proposals for SysML v2 and the SysML API & Services. The previous blog post gave an overview of the RFP’s. Following blog posts present details of specific sections of the RFP’s. The general requirements are valid for all proposals for OMG specifications…
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NextGenSysML Part 1 – Overview SysML V2 And SysML API & Services RFP’s

This blog post gives you a brief overview of the SysML v2 RFP and the SysML API & Services RFP. The previous blog post introduced the RFPs and explained what it is all about. Following blog posts will present details of specific sections of the RFP’s. In December 2017 the OMG published the SysML v2…
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NextGenSysML Part 0 – SysML v2 and SysML API & Services

It is time for the next generation of the Systems Modeling Language (SysML). More than 10 years ago the Object Management Group (OMG) published SysML version 1.0 to provide a simple but powerful modeling language for a wide range of systems engineering problems. We have learned a lot from many industrial applications of SysML. That…
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New book – Framwork for architecture descriptions for social-technical maritime Systems

MBSE4U published a new book. It is only available in German. The introduction of new technologies as part of the digitalization of the maritime domain leads to the establishment of a large number of heterogeneous non-cooperating systems in a complex system environment. With the introduction of e-navigation, the International Maritime Organization (IMO) wants to enable…
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EA User Group London 2018

A post by guest author Guillaume Finance: Following the success from last year with the new two-day event made up of a training day (optional) and a day of user stories, technical expertise, lessons learnt and networking, the next EA User Group for Sparx community of users will take place again this year in London. We will gather again…
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Happy Birthday, UML

Happy Birthday, UML!!!

A blog post from my colleague Axel Scheithauer reminded me of the birthday of UML. It seems that no one – including the OMG – except him, has recognized the 20th anniversary of the UML. I will not copy Axel’s blog post and instead just highlight some facts about UML and give you a gift…
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