Couples Agile methods with system concepts to help avoid many common specification defects and improve system quality, while reducing the effort and cost of systems engineering.
What is Model-Based Systems Engineering? What are Agile Methods and Why Should I Care? The importance of Agile methods Agile Stakeholder Requirements Engineering Agile Systems Requirements Definition and Analysis System Architectural Analysis and Trade Studies Agile Systems Architectural Design The Handoff to Downstream Engineering Appendix A. T-Wrecks Stakeholder Requirements Appendix B. T-Wrecks System Requirements
Embedded Software Methodologist. Triathlete. Systems engineer. Contributor to UML and SysML specifications. Writer. Black Belt. Neuroscientist. Classical guitarist. High school dropout. Bruce Powel Douglass, who has a doctorate in neurocybernetics from the USD Medical School, has over 35 years of experience developing safety-critical real-time applications in a variety of hard real-time environments. He is the author of over 5700 book pages from a number of technical books including Real-Time UML, Real-Time UML Workshop for Embedded Systems, Real-Time Design Patterns, Doing Hard Time, Real-Time Agility, and Design Patterns for Embedded Systems in C. He is the Chief Evangelist at IBM Rational, where he is a thought leader in the systems space and consulting with and mentors IBM customers all over the world. He can be followed on Twitter @BruceDouglass. Papers and presentations are available at his Real-Time UML Yahoo technical group (http://tech.groups.yahoo.com/group/RT-UML) and from his IBM thought leader page (www-01.ibm.com/software/rational/leadership/thought/brucedouglass.html).