CHAPTER 12

From “T” to “Π”: The Other Leg That Systems Engineers Stand On

Nicole Hutchison1, Art Pyster, and Devanandham Henry

Abstract

Systems engineers work with and often lead specialty engineers such as electrical, mechanical, and software engineers, as well as technologists, scientists, and all those skilled in the myriad of disciplines necessary to deliver systems. To do systems engineering well, organizations need effective systems engineers, those who consistently deliver value to their organizations. The Helix project has spent the last three years researching what makes systems engineers effective and how systems engineers can be made more effective (Pyster et al. 2015). Though Helix initially modeled the required skills of systems ...

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