INCOSE SE Handbook – A Guide for System Life Cycle Processes and Activities
- The source of all questions on the SE certification exam
- For the new systems engineer
- For the engineer in another discipline who needs to perform systems engineering
- For the experienced systems engineer who needs a convenient reference
The INCOSE Systems Engineering Handbook shows what each systems engineering process activity entails in the context of designing for affordability and performance. On some projects, a given activity may be performed very informally (e.g., on the back of an envelope, or in an engineer’s notebook); or, on other projects, a more formal response is needed with interim products under formal configuration control. This book provides tools that lead to project success in various circumstances.
A softcopy download is free for members from the INCOSE Store. A hardcopy is also available for purchase in the INCOSE Store.
INSIGHT Magazine – A Practitioners’ Magazine published four times per year by Wiley. Each issue features theme sections dedicated to providing informative articles on the state of the art and practice in systems engineering. It also contains status and information about INCOSE's technical work programs, and events, editorials, book reviews, trends, and how-to-do articles that are pertinent to the many aspects of a systems engineer's job.
At Wiley Online Library free downloads are available for members and lists of the Most Recent, Most Cited, and Most Read Insight articles are shown. A hard copy of INSIGHT is available via a paid subscription.
Systems Engineering Journal – Systems Engineering is an international scholarly journal and a primary source of multidisciplinary information for the systems engineering and management of products and services, and processes of all types. Free downloads of papers are available for members and lists of the Most Recent, Most Cited, and Most Read articles are shown.
Members can purchase a hardcopy subscription.
INCOSE Products and Publications – If you don’t know exactly what you want, you can search, or scroll through a listing of the store’s contents. Most are free to members; you select desired products and then checkout at a zero cost.
Vision 2035 – The vision 2035 intended to inspire and guide the strategic direction of systems engineering for the global systems community. It includes a global context, current and future states of systems engineering as well as realizing the vision (see also FuSE). A full color pdf download and Executive Summary is available as well as an interactive website.
Future of Systems Engineering (FuSE) - FuSE refines and evolves the SE Vision 2035 across competencies, research, tools & environment, practices, and applications. It also identifies critical gaps towards the vision realization and initiates & supports relevant actions. There are also FuSE Mini-Events. They also have a FuSE Yammer community.
Papers from Symposia – The Papers & Presentations Library webpage is a search engine for presentations from iNCOSE conferences. You can search on Keywords, Years, and/or Events. You can also filter for Best Papers. Papers and Presentations, as available, are listed for download by members once logged in.
Working Groups Artifacts – Working Group unreleased and in process artifacts are available on the iNet (intranet) or Yammer site of each Working Group. Search for topics of interest. ??
Professional Development Portal (PDP) – The PDP provides a means to self-assess your competencies and identify corresponding resources for professional development, such as videos, webinars, papers, books, and instructional courses. It also allows browsing the content catalog by topic and provides users “personal bookshelf space” for notes and links to resources of interest. The PDP is a work in progress so check periodically for updated content.
Model Based Systems Engineering (MBSE) – INCOSE started a MBSE Initiative in 2007 to replace document-oriented practices with models throughout a product’s life cycle. The MBSE’s initiative website has further details including a link to the MBSE Wiki, MBSE Lightning Rounds (short TED talk type videos), links to SysML language standards and a SE Tools Database. Another general source is the Object Management Group website which contains the MBSE Wiki with an overview, related Working Group links, and MBSE events and related meetings with presented papers that can be downloaded from the site.
Application Domains Resources – There are currently nine Working Groups dedicated to specific Application Domains listed here. You can search on domains of interest for their public websites, iNet sites, and Yammer sites for more information about related technical resources.
Video Technical Resources
Webinars – Technical webinars have been presented by INCOSE for many years. Recordings are available back to 2009. These include over 160 presented by experts as part of a series by Technical Operations. In addition, there are webinars presented on a wide range of topic by chapters. The listing is chronologically with the most recent first. Use the Search function to find webinars on a particular topic. Webinars are being relocated as part of the website reorganization, so use the search function to help.
MBSE Lightning Rounds – At the International Workshop there is a part dedicated to Model Based Systems Engineering (MBSE). As part of those presentations and discussions are MBSE Lightning Rounds: series of TED-like 18-minute talks to "inspire MBSE" available on the YouTube INCOSE channel.
Event Keynotes - Keynotes at the International Symposium (IS) and other events have some fascinating topics by acclaimed speakers. These can be found on the INCOSE YouTube channel. Use the search function for keynotes or a particular IS.
Live/Virtual Events – The INCOSE International Workshop and International Symposium, along with many regional and chapter events have extensive technical presentations that are available by in person attendance or virtually. Consult the INCOSE Events page for upcoming events. See the INCOSE Events Page.
Mini Events – Special virtual presentations on technical topics such as Systems of Systems (SoSE), Artificial Intelligence (AI), and Future of Systems Engineering (FuSE).
Calling All Systems – A new series of panel discussions about technical topics such as AI and Model Based Systems Engineering (MBSE).
Professional Development Portal (PDP) – It is anticipated that more video technical content will be added over time so check periodically for content of interest.
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