Audio narration provided in Presentation Mode<br />Introduction<br />December 2010<br />
Agenda<br />Systems Engineering – Why is it Important?<br />What is INCOSE<br />INCOSE and You<br />
Systems and Systems Engineering<br />A System is an integrated composite of people, products, and processes that provide a...
Definition of the International Council on Systems Engineering (INCOSE)<br />Systems Engineering<br />Focuses on defining ...
Why Systems Engineering?  1<br />To Manage Complexity & Change<br />
Why Systems Engineering?  2<br />Schedule / cost overrun lessens with increasing SE effort<br />Variance in schedule / cos...
Agenda<br />Systems Engineering – Why is it Important?<br />What is INCOSE<br />INCOSE and YOU<br />
INCOSE Mission and Vision<br />INCOSE Mission<br />Share, promote and advance the best of systems engineering from across ...
INCOSE Goals<br />Provide a focal point for dissemination of systems engineering knowledge<br />Promote international coll...
INCOSE History & Structure<br />Started in August 1990 by 35 senior technical managers<br />Incorporated as nonprofit tech...
Board of Directors
Corporate Advisory Board
Member Board
Administrative Committees
Technical Operations, including 30+ technical Working Groups
Chapters</li></li></ul><li>Technical Operations<br />The heart of Technical Operations is its 30+ Working Groups, working ...
INCOSE Certification options<br />
INCOSE Annual Events<br />International Workshop<br />Installation of the INCOSE officers<br />Annual report to the member...
INCOSE Resources<br />Public web site (http://www.incose.org )<br />News of interest (INCOSE and SE)<br />Calendar of upco...
INCOSE Chapters Around the World<br />Chapters<br />Startups<br />
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Introduction to the International Council on Systems Engineering (INCOSE), and the Three Rivers Chapter of INCOSE

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INCOSE THREE RIVERS CHAPTER

  1. 1. Audio narration provided in Presentation Mode<br />Introduction<br />December 2010<br />
  2. 2. Agenda<br />Systems Engineering – Why is it Important?<br />What is INCOSE<br />INCOSE and You<br />
  3. 3. Systems and Systems Engineering<br />A System is an integrated composite of people, products, and processes that provide a capability to satisfy a stated need or objective.<br />Systems Engineering Fundamentals, Department of Defense Systems Management College, January 2001<br />Systems Engineering is an interdisciplinary approach and means to enable the realization of successful systems <br />Definition of the International Council on Systems Engineering (INCOSE)<br />
  4. 4. Definition of the International Council on Systems Engineering (INCOSE)<br />Systems Engineering<br />Focuses on defining customer needs and required functionality early in the development cycle, documenting requirements, then proceeding with design synthesis and system validation while considering the complete problem:<br />Cost & Schedule • Performance • Test<br />Manufacturing • Training & Support • Operations<br />Disposal<br />Integrates all the disciplines and specialty groups into a team effort forming a structured development process that proceeds from concept to production to operation. Systems Engineering considers both the business and the technical needs of all customers with the goal of providing a quality product that meets the user needs.<br />International Council on Systems Engineering (INCOSE)<br />
  5. 5. Why Systems Engineering? 1<br />To Manage Complexity & Change<br />
  6. 6. Why Systems Engineering? 2<br />Schedule / cost overrun lessens with increasing SE effort<br />Variance in schedule / cost overrun lessens with increasing SE effort<br />INCOSE Systems Engineering Handbook V3.2<br />
  7. 7. Agenda<br />Systems Engineering – Why is it Important?<br />What is INCOSE<br />INCOSE and YOU<br />
  8. 8. INCOSE Mission and Vision<br />INCOSE Mission<br />Share, promote and advance the best of systems engineering from across the globe for the benefit of humanity and the planet.<br />INCOSE Vision<br />To be the world’s authority on Systems Engineering<br />
  9. 9. INCOSE Goals<br />Provide a focal point for dissemination of systems engineering knowledge<br />Promote international collaboration in systems engineering practice, education, and research<br />Assure the establishment of competitive, scalable professional standards in the practice of systems<br />Improve the professional status of all persons engaged in the practice of systems engineering <br />Encourage governmental and industrial support for research and educational programs that will improve the systems engineering process and its practice<br />
  10. 10. INCOSE History & Structure<br />Started in August 1990 by 35 senior technical managers<br />Incorporated as nonprofit technical society in January 1992<br />Charter expanded to International status in 1995<br />Current membership exceeds 8000<br />Organization:<br /><ul><li>Central Office (Executive Management)
  11. 11. Board of Directors
  12. 12. Corporate Advisory Board
  13. 13. Member Board
  14. 14. Administrative Committees
  15. 15. Technical Operations, including 30+ technical Working Groups
  16. 16. Chapters</li></li></ul><li>Technical Operations<br />The heart of Technical Operations is its 30+ Working Groups, working on technical projects and products of value to INCOSE stakeholders:<br />
  17. 17. INCOSE Certification options<br />
  18. 18. INCOSE Annual Events<br />International Workshop<br />Installation of the INCOSE officers<br />Annual report to the membership on results and plans for the coming year<br />Working sessions for technical and administrative committees<br />Opportunities for networking between the active INCOSE volunteers<br />International Symposium<br />June 20 – 23, 2011 Denver, CO<br />Technical papers, panels, tutorials, exhibits, plus many opportunities to collaborate with experts and practitioners from diverse domains<br />
  19. 19. INCOSE Resources<br />Public web site (http://www.incose.org )<br />News of interest (INCOSE and SE)<br />Calendar of upcoming events<br />Links to Working Groups’ information<br />Tools database<br />Technical Resource Center’s Guides<br />Members Area<br />Systems Engineering Handbook<br />Systems Engineering Technical Vision<br />Measurement Primer<br />INSIGHT – the quarterly newsletter of INCOSE<br />Journal of Systems Engineering<br />
  20. 20. INCOSE Chapters Around the World<br />Chapters<br />Startups<br />
  21. 21. Companies represented in Chapter membership<br />
  22. 22. Agenda<br />Systems Engineering – Why is it Important?<br />What is INCOSE<br />INCOSE and YOU<br />
  23. 23. Engaging with INCOSE<br />
  24. 24. Next Steps<br />To learn more about INCOSE and how it can benefit you and your company<br />Contact an INCOSE member to speak with him about his experiences with INCOSE<br />Attend an INCOSE Chapter meeting<br />Typically held on the 4th Thursday of each month<br />Contact Rich Sidley or Joe Elm for details<br />Attend the INCOSE International Symposium<br />June 20 – 23, 2011 Denver, CO<br />
  25. 25. Thank You!<br />Rich Sidley<br />AnsaldoSTS<br />(412) 688-2124<br />Rich.Sidley@ansaldo-sts.us<br />Joe Elm<br />CMU Software Engineering Institute<br />(412) 268-9132<br />jelm@sei.cmu.edu<br />

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