INCOSE and PPI Partner to Develop Systems Engineering Tools Database

Sep 7, 2018, 17:52 PM by Christine Kowalski
PPI to Share Access to Systems Engineering Goldmine with INCOSE Members via INCOSE Website

International Council on Systems Engineering (INCOSE) and Project Performance International (PPI) Partner to Develop Systems Engineering Tools Database

PPI to Share Access to Systems Engineering Goldmine with INCOSE Members via INCOSE Website

SAN DIEGO – September 7, 2018 – The International Council on Systems Engineering (INCOSE), the largest organization in the world dedicated to systems engineering, signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Project Performance International (PPI), an Australian-headquartered corporation using systems engineering to improve client performance.

The MOU between INCOSE and PPI formalizes the partnership between the two parties as they develop and operate the Systems Engineering Tools Database, an online library of systems engineering software tools to support engineering and business processes. INCOSE and PPI’s partnership also includes the sharing of PPI’s Systems Engineering Goldmine, a resource of over 4GB of systems engineering documents and a searchable database of definitions of more than 7,800 terms used in systems engineering. The collaboration also embraces the delivery of an educational seminar series for infrastructure professionals.

INCOSE and PPI have a mutual commitment to improving the state of systems engineering practice. These projects help us to achieve our shared goal and to bring the systems engineering community closer together as we continue to innovate,” said Garry Roedler, president of INCOSE.

The joint development of the Systems Engineering Tools Database will be hosted on an INCOSE server linked to the INCOSE and PPI websites, and will provide current and future members of INCOSE and clients of PPI with data on systems engineering software tools.

“This collaboration between PPI and INCOSE is another step towards PPI's vision of all engineers worldwide practicing systems engineering, as the way that engineering is done. We at PPI look forward with excitement to working more closely with INCOSE in the future, to the benefit of humankind," said PPI’s Managing Director Mr. Robert Halligan.

For more information about INCOSE or to join its growing community of systems engineers, visit To learn more about PPI and its Systems Engineering Goldmine visit and  

About the International Council on Systems Engineering

The International Council on Systems Engineering (INCOSE) is a not-for-profit membership organization that promotes international collaboration in systems engineering practice, education and research. INCOSE’s mission is to “address complex societal and technical challenges by enabling, promoting and advancing systems engineering and systems approaches.” Founded in 1990, INCOSE has more than 70 chapters and over 16,500 members worldwide. For additional information about INCOSE, call 1-858-541-1752 or visit Become a member today.

About Project Performance International

Project Performance International (PPI) is a for-profit company incorporated in Australia and operating worldwide. The mission of PPI is to improve the performance of its clients and the lives of their people by improving the practice of engineering, based on systems thinking, and using the principles and methods of systems engineering. Learn more about PPI at

INCOSE and PPI MOU Signing
INCOSE President-Elect Kerry Lunney, PPI General Manager Corporate Joshua Freeman, PPI Founder, Director and CEO Robert Halligan and INCOSE President Garry Roedler at the 29th Annual INCOSE International Symposium in Orlando, Florida, USA.

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