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Tools to help implement the CML concept

Posted on: July 1st, 2016 by Lou Wheatcraft No Comments

– In this first part of this blog, I introduced the benefits and need for organizations to include CMLs in their systems engineering processes. – In the second part of this blog, I went into more detail defining and explaining … Read More

The Doctrine of Successive Refinement

Posted on: June 15th, 2016 by Lou Wheatcraft No Comments

– In this first part of this blog, I introduced the benefits and need for organizations to include CMLs in their systems engineering processes. – In the second part of this blog, I went into more detail defining and explaining … Read More

Concept Maturity Levels Defined

Posted on: June 1st, 2016 by Lou Wheatcraft No Comments

Concept Maturity Levels Defined (tailored to be domain independent) – In this first part of this blog, I introduced the benefits and need for organizations to include CMLs in their systems engineering processes. In this second part, I go into … Read More

Concept Maturity Levels: An Introduction

Posted on: May 15th, 2016 by Lou Wheatcraft No Comments

In a previous blog, I discussed the need to define and baseline your scope before writing requirements.  In that blog, I discussed how organizations can use a Scope Review, defined success criteria, and assessment of risk to determine whether or … Read More

Resource Margins and Reserves – Part 4, Management

Posted on: May 1st, 2016 by Lou Wheatcraft No Comments

This is part 4 of our discussion on margins and reserves. In Part 1 of this blog we introduced resource margins and reserves during development and operations. In Part 2 of this blog we addressed the demand side of the resource balance … Read More