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Program meetings typically 2nd Tuesday of month
Time: 6:00-7:00 CST
Food & networking at 5:30

Physical Locations

*Bell Helicopter
*L-3- Arlington
*L-3- Greenville
*Lockheed Martin Aero- Fort Worth
*Lockheed Martin Aero- Palmdale
*Lockheed Martin MFC- Grand Prairie
*Raytheon- McKinney
*Abbott

Check out presentations from previous North Texas INCOSE Chapter Meetings!

Presentations can be found here

Board meetings typically 1st Tuesday of month
Time: 5:30-6:00 CST



Remote Program Access
Contact incose.ntx @ out look . com to be added to our meeting emails.


Upcoming Chapter Events

Chapter Meeting June 9

Early System V&V Using SysML Simulation by Saulius (Saul) Pavalkis, Phd

Location: Virtual (see chapter newsletter for connection information)

Abstract: Webinar demonstrates recent trends in system model execution with SysML to perform early validation and latter architecture and design verification. We will demonstrate system simulation, automated requirements verification, test cases specification and automated execution. We will use Cameo Simulation Toolkit which is integrating pluggable evaluation engines and standards to enable out of the box system model execution and analysis.

NASA perspective on recent trends in executable models: “This is an important development since it requires minimal configuration, can be used earlier in the lifecycle and can evolve as the design matures.”

Full hands-on one day tutorial on system simulation will be provided at MBSE Cyber Experience Symposium at Allen Texas. Reserve your spot at https://mbsecyberexperience2020.com/.

Bio: Saulius (Saul) Pavalkis, Phd - Chief MBSE Solutions Architect at 3DS CATIA | No Magic Cyber Systems Center of Excellence

17 years of experience working on modeling solutions. Working as a chief MBSE solutions architect, consultant, and trainer. Former analyst and PLM products integration manager in R&D department core MagicDraw team with 10 years of experience. Major expertise areas are MBSE, system simulation, SysML. Successfully helping major companies to adopt MBSE.

Major practical expertise areas are MBSE, system simulation, requirements, data interchange, SysML, UML, traceability, modeling solutions, change and configuration management. Helping major companies adopting MBSE: Ford, Boeing, NASA, NGC, Draper, Raytheon, UTAS, BAH, MITRE, L3Harris. Multiple research and practical articles in model-based architecture and analysis at INCOSE, NDIA, etc. Founder of "MBSE Execution" Youtube channel on model simulation and chief editor of a modeling community blog (blog.nomagic.com) dedicated to sharing practical model-based engineering experience. Representative at INCOSE CAB. In 2018 received lifetime achievement in MBSE and Modeling award from No Magic, Inc. “Cameo Award for Modeling, Simulation & Analysis Excellence.”
BS Electronics and telecommunication (Kaunas University of Technology)
MS Telecommunication engineering (Kaunas University of Technology)
PhD Computer Science (Kaunas University of Technology)
OCSMP - OMG-Certified SysML Modeling Professional
OCUP - OMG-Certified UML Professional
ASEP - Associated SE profesional (CSEP is pending).
 

 



Chapter Meeting July 14

TBD

Location: Virtual (see chapter newsletter for connection information)

Abstract: TBD.

Bio: TBD.
 

 



Chapter Meeting August 11

TBD by Dr. Long Dong

Location: Virtual (see chapter newsletter for connection information)

Abstract: TBD.

Bio: TBD.
 

 



Chapter Meeting September 8

TBD by Ken Garlington

Location: Virtual (see chapter newsletter for connection information)

Abstract: TBD.

Bio: TBD.
 

 



Chapter Meeting October 13

TBD by Chris Schreiber

Location: Virtual (see chapter newsletter for connection information)

Abstract: TBD.

Bio: TBD.
 

 



Chapter Meeting November 10

TBD by Ursula Christian

Location: Virtual (see chapter newsletter for connection information)

Abstract: TBD.

Bio: TBD.
 

 



Peterbilt Tour - Postponed

Join us for a factory tour of Peterbilt

Location: 3200 Airport Rd, Denton, TX 75207
Closed toe shoes and pants are required. No shorts or loose clothing. You may bring your own safety glasses if you have them. We will provide safety glasses for those that need them. Prefer you take off watches and jewelry. If you have a metal belt buckle don’t lean against any cabs or trucks.
This event will be for chapter members, their families, and friends. However, children under 16 may not get approval. We are willing to put them on the list and try, but they have denied them in the past. We must provide a list of names by April 24th.


 

 




Holiday event will be held Friday, December 04, 2020

Location is TBD

Save the date.


 

 



2020 MBSE Cyber Experience Symposium

21-24 June 2020 Postponed to 2021

Allen, Texas

Register Here


All Events

NTX Meeting: Marguerite Bryan on Hardware-Inclusive DevOps: Applying DevOps Principles and Practices to Cyber-Physical System Engineering

All are welcome to join us for presentations on a variety of SE topics. We meet online and in various locations throughout DFW.

Chapter Meeting - December 10

Hardware-Inclusive DevOps: Applying DevOps Principles and Practices to Cyber-Physical System Engineering

Presenter: Marguerite Bryan

Abstract: DevOps has become the rallying cry of organizations looking to improve time-to-market, quality and other strategic business outcomes. However, much like the Agile Manifesto itself, DevOps surfaced and was developed with a strong software-centric focus. Our more recent frontier is the scaling of DevOps practices to the engineering of large, complex cyber-physical systems composed of hardware, firmware, and software.
In this Hardware-Inclusive DevOps presentation, we will examine the core tenets of DevOps and how they can be applied in organizations building cyber-physical systems. While many of the DevOps principles and practices can be leveraged and applied with minimal adaptation for hardware-inclusive solutions, there are emerging technologies which complement core DevOps practices to specifically address the challenges of applying these principles in the development of cyber-physical systems. Participants will leave with a better understanding of how DevOps practices can be extended to hardware-inclusive systems, and with an action plan for applying these learnings in their organization.

Bio: arguerite has been mixing things up in the tech industry for over 20 years, starting as a Computer Scientist then building her mastery and expert-level credentials leading organizations through successful DevOps and Agile transformation. Marguerite compliments her technical savvy, business acumen and laser-sharp customer focus with expert leverage of Agile, Lean, Systems Design, and MBSE practices, reaching across and beyond individual disciplines to ignite cultures of innovation and relentless improvement.
Marguerite’s experience in traditional governance, PMO and engineering functions provides important insight for her work in waterfall, hybrid and transitional environments, where she tailors Agile and DevOps transformation roadmaps to the organization’s culture, readiness and goals. She is a regular contributor to DevOpsDays conferences, and her accomplishments have earned her advanced professional certifications and distinction from Scrum Alliance, ICAgile and Scaled Agile, where she engages regularly as a contributor. 

321 Gang, Inc.
For over 15 years 321 Gang has built its expertise in the domain of systems and software engineering across the most highly complex and regulated industries in the world, including:

  • Aerospace & Defence
  • Automotive
  • Medical Device
  • Electronics
  • Communications systems (satellites, etc.)
  • Energy
  • Government

We’ve taken this deep expertise and combined it with Lean Product/Systems Engineering- leveraging the tenets of Scrum and the discipline of the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) to provide exceptional outcomes for our cyber-physical systems engineering clients.    


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