May 16, 2018

There are many valid approaches to Model-Based Engineering and not all require SysML. Engineers may want to connect elements in PLM, ALM, requirements and other tools directly. This network of connections (or graph) can be valuable with (Figure 1) or without (Figure 2) a SysML model by providing a roadmap of the system data for

May 11, 2018

Intercax has released Syndeia 3.2, a major advance in “breaking the silos”, that is, breaking down the barriers between domain engineering tools and their users to make complex systems development faster and more efficient. We talk about MBE (Model-Based Engineering) rather than MBSE (Model-Based Systems Engineering) which can too easily become one more silo in

May 7, 2018

Ready to break down the silos in your engineering process, without giving up your choice of tools and vendors? The Syndeia 3.2 release is a game-changer, supporting more types of users and more use cases than ever before. All the familiar capabilities are still there, but now backed by Syndeia Cloud with an open REST

February 15, 2018

Introduction In the first four parts of this blog series, we began to apply a Model-Based Engineering approach to the design of a washing machine, including hardware architecture, requirements and simulation, and we visualized the Total System Model (TSM) using Syndeia, the MBE platform from Intercax. Two important pieces were missing: Software modeling and issue

February 13, 2018

In the first three parts of this series, we showed how elements of the central SysML model for a consumer appliance could be connected via Syndeia to elements in PLM (PTC Windchill), requirements (Jama Software) and simulation (MATLAB Simulink, The MathWorks). If we add internal connections within the SysML model to connect structure and requirements,

February 8, 2018

Introduction In addition to the features shown in the two previous parts of this blog series, Model-Based Engineering (MBE) must meet two more requirements: Architecture modeling must capture the interconnections between system parts, and Architecture modeling must support simulation with the appropriate software tools. In the third part of this series, we will look at