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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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Next Generation SysML – All-clear for Takeoff

The OMG has voted for the SysML v2 RFP on their quarterly technical meeting in San Francisco last week. That means the set of requirements for SysML Version 2.0 is fixed and officially published. It took more than two years to write the RFP. Systems engineering modeling experts from all over the world – users…
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Global Warming, Systems Engineering for the Planet

Systems Engineering for the Planet

You have probably read the article “Warning to Humanity: A Second Notice” that is currently spread through the media. To be honest, it is not surprising that our world is in bad shape. We know that since decades, but our action is too lame in most cases. Political, financial, and other issues dilute real consequent…
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Engineering the Smart Grid

A post by guest author Christian Neureiter. Engineering the „Smart Grid“ has proven to be a challenging task. A critical factor for the development of dependable and robust grids is the successful establishment of interdisciplinary cooperation between different stakeholder. To serve this purpose, major research has been conducted over the last years on how to…
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Conjugation Considered Harmful!

A post by guest author Axel Scheithauer: SysML is based on the UML, and I think that was a good choice. However, some concepts of the UML don’t make sense in the world of systems and then sometimes lead to not so useful ideas, like typed binding connectors (how many user defined types of equality…
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What’s new in SysML 1.5 – Miscellaneous

The third and last part of the blog post series about the changes of SysML 1.5 covers several minor updates. Reception compartment Now SysML explicitly defines a block compartment for signal receptions. It is the same notation as in UML. The following figure depicts an example of the reception compartment.   Requirement compartments The SysML…
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