Your paper will be the result of investigation into one of the areas of technology specified below. Once you have identified a hypothesis, your review of recent literature will gather information on the experiences of others in implementing/managing similar technologies and be used to defend your position. Please be sure to read the plagiarism rules below as they will be strictly enforced.
Possible topics include:
Systems Engineering Approach (Whitepaper style)
What type of System is it?
What types of approaches were used in development of the system?
What types of disciplines and processes were involved?
How was the role of the System Engineer affected, or how was the role of Systems Engineer received?
What was the value of Systems Engineering to the solution?
What is the changes would you make?
In this research approach choose a system that you have some understanding of, or experience with and look at the systems through the systems engineering process. What type of changes would you make?
System Engineering Topics (Technical Style)
Describe the topic and defend your selection.
Describe how the topic chosen affects development of systems.
What is the role of system engineering in your topic?
What type of processes are affected or introduced by your topic?
What roles are affected by your topic?
In this research approach you are choosing a topic that you want to learn more about. You will describe and defend your understanding of the topic area as well as determine any type of changes you would make.
Models in System Engineering (Technical Style)
What role do models in system engineering play?
What type of models are utilized in systems?
How are models selected and specified?
How do models affect software engineering?
What are the pros and cons of model usage?
In this research approach you are choosing models that you want to learn more about. You will describe and defend your understanding of the topic area. This will require describing the model in specific detail and how it is used or effects software engineering and you will be required to defend your position.
This must be approved by your professor.
. The report will be a minimum of 6000 words and this shall not include the cover page, index page, and bibliography page.
The bibliography shall contain at least 5 citations from appropriate books/journals. (Not including the course texts)