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System integration

System integration is defined in engineering as the process of bringing together the component sub-systems into one system (an aggregation of subsystems cooperating so that the system is able to deliver the overarching functionality) and ensuring that the subsystems function together as a system.   With regards to software solutions, …

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Product Requirements Document (PRD)

The Product Requirements Document or PRD describes all aspects of a new idea required or desired to make its realization a success. The PRD is the bridge between the often vague project briefing and the highly detailed engineering implementation plan. It is also known as the Program Of Requirements (POR), …

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Model-Based Systems Engineering (MBSE) for Satellites and Aerospace

A system is defined by NASA as  a construct or collection of different elements that together produce results not obtainable by the elements alone. Systems Engineering (SE) is defined as: The process by which a customer’s needs are satisfied through the conceptualization, design, modeling, testing, implementation, and operation of a …

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Contract Management of commercial and Government agencies

When two companies wish to do business with each other, a contract specifies the activities entered into by both organizations and the terms through which they will each fulfill their parts of the agreement. Contracts affect business profitability in a very large way due to the emphasis on revenue and …

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Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) in Aerospace and Defense

In the electronics industry, the majority of new products are an enhancement of an existing product. Typically new models are developed to be faster, smaller, lighter, or include additional functionality. However, occasionally an innovative, original concept will be conceived to address a gap in the market or to exploit a …

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Transfer of Technology (ToT) best practices and tools.

Technology transfer, or Tech Transfer a.k.a. transfer of technology (ToT), is a process in which technology or knowledge developed at one organization is transferred to another, typically for the purpose of commercialization.   Through this process, a donor site (either a product’s sponsor or a manufacturing site) transmits proprietary knowledge …

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Technical risk management

All organizations face uncertainty. The effect this uncertainty has on an organization’s objectives is referred to as “risk.” The challenge for management is to determine how much uncertainty or risk to accept and how to manage it to an acceptable level.   Risk management includes the strategies, processes, systems, and …

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Satellite Network Management systems (NMS) are evolving to meet commercial and military requirements

Satellite communications represent a cost effective and reliable means of transporting voice, video and data to and from remote locations. The satellite industry is one of those industries where network management plays a key role. Therefore, the requirements for network management solutions for the satellite market are usually very stringent. For …

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Software Release Management

In software engineering, a release is a new or modified software and the process of its creation. A release constitutes a fully functional version of the software, and it is the climax of the software development and engineering processes.  While alpha and beta version launches may also be called alpha …

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Satellite Quality Management and Assurance

The Satellite Industry has brought exciting developments to the military, commercial space and consumer markets that have drastically changed the way we communicate. Over the course of just a few decades there have been significant advances that are now indispensable to modern life. While the potential for new satellites is …

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