Systems engineering analysis is an interdisciplinary procedure that makes sure that the needs of the clients of a particular company are met within the system’s cycle. Essentially, the analysis comprises of a few stages which begins with identifying the problem and identifying the customers and their needs. There also needs to be a basis for the change to be made and the requirements and functions to be followed after. Following this, there needs to be proper investigation and examination of the alternatives based on cost, performance and risks.

A proper model needs to be made where all the requirements need to be properly planned. There is also a matter of integration which involves designing with interfaces and brining about the different elements of the system together and hence a lot of communication and coordination is required. After this is completed, the system that has been created must be launched to gain the required output. Performance will also be examined based on the standards set and the technical functions. It is important to also ensure that this is checked and rechecked so as to make certain that there are no errors present.

Sample Systems Engineering Analysis

The following analysis has been conducted on 4.5.2011.

Company Name: Sun IT Co.

Systems Engineer: Mr. Andy Good

Project: New Voice Recognition Software for 66778 Laptop model

Objective: To gauge the software and its receptiveness of the customers in the target market.


Stage One:

Problems:

  • High Price excludes 45% of the target market.
  • Low battery life due to software addition.

Stage Two:

Requirements and Changes:

  • A cost effective production plan to reduce cost.
  • A more powerful battery.
  • Lower price to have larger market appeal.

Stage Three:

Cost, performance and risks:

  • Total stated cost of production: $4 million.
  • Performance of HR: 89% effective.
  • Risk: 56% against the company.

Stage Four:

Target Output:

  • Expected Profit: $3 million within the first 6 months.

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