INCOSE Webinar: "Family of Systems Disciplines"
Date: 20 November 2013
Time: 15:00 UTC/ 11am EDT
Presenter(s): Zane Scott
General Webinar Details: Webinar 58
Family of Systems Disciplines
There are a variety of systems disciplines all of which employ the concept of systems as a set of component elements related to each other and operating in ways that are
determined by the relationships. This affords a system functionality beyond even the sum of the functionality offered by the component elements. What the various systems disciplines offer to each other is the variety of perspectives
and approaches that those disciplines bring to the study and design of systems. Each discipline provides some unique way or ways of approaching systems problems and each one can profit by the contributions of the others. From dealing with complexity to thinking about emerging behaviors the disciplines can shine their lights beyond their traditional domains.
This webinar explores some of those differences and suggests ways in which the disciplines can intersect opening new solutions and new market spaces for each other.
Zane Scott for the past twenty-five years, Zane Scott has built a skill set which enables him to provide insight and guidance to individuals and companies as they improve organizational processes and methodologies. He is a skilled platform and web presenter who enjoys connecting with audiences of all backgrounds and perspectives.
Prior to coming to Vitech in January of 2009, Zane was a
management consultant in the areas of organizational
development, process analysis and conflict management.
He is a trained hostage negotiator and interventional
mediator. For more than six years immediately prior to
joining Vitech he worked on DoD contracts analyzing and
improving processes and applying best practice models
(e.g.- CMMI, Lean Six Sigma) using MBSE and Vitech’s CORE® to provide the modeling support. Zane has taught leadership, communication and conflict management skills in settings ranging from the college classroom to professional
At Vitech Zane manages the consulting and training organization. He has taught systems engineering methodology in a variety of settings, is a frequent blogger and webinar presenter on MBSE, leadership and systems thinking and is co-author of Vitech’s book A Primer for Model-Based Systems Engineering. He is the developer and presenter of the 20 webinar Leadership for Systems Engineers course sponsored by the International Council on Systems Engineering (INCOSE). In June 2013 he presented
the day-long tutorial Applied Systems Engineering: Fundamentals for Project Success