Volume 25 Issue 07
July 2019 News & Updates
Next Dinner Meeting:
Wednesday, 17 July 2019
Earned Value Management for Agile 
 Software development projects present a unique and complex project management challenge. In order to remain relevant throughout the development, the project must be able to adjust and adapt to emerging technology and requirements. In addition, projects must have finite start and end points, with cost, schedule, and performance metrics. To this end, Earned Value Management (EVM) has been used successfully to measure how a project is meeting the cost and schedule plan.  

Our Monthly lectures are always streamed live at incose-cc.org
The 29th Annual INCOSE International Symposium
July 20-25 2019:   INCOSE IS 2019 - Orlando, FL
Join us for a Group Photo
Our Chapter will be doing a group photo on Wednesday July 24th at 0930am (right after Capt. Winston Scott’s Keynote and the Morning Plenary Meeting). We’ll be meeting near the main stage.
If you are Chesapeake Chapter member and are planning on going, please fill out the form at our website.
Join us for the 10th Annual SEP Gala
Special Event:
Friday, 09 Aug 2019
Every year the INCOSE Chesapeake Chapter puts on a dinner and reception to honor those who recently received a Systems Engineering Professional (SEP) certification from INCOSE (ASEP, CSEP & ESEP).
Join us at the :
The Engineers Club at the Garrett/Jacobs Mansion
11 West Mount Vernon Place; Baltimore, MD 21201

Enhance your Career & Make a Difference
Run for Office
The INCOSE Chesapeake Chapter (CC) Board of Directors (BOD) needs your assistance and is seeking candidates to fill the following positions in 2020:
  • President-Elect: Term is 3 years (President-Elect, President and then Past President);
  • Secretary: Term is 2 years;
  • Programs Director: Term is 2 years; and Membership Director: Term is 2 years
Our Chapter can be even better - but we need your help. Take the 2019 Annual Survey and provide us with your feedback.

Read George Anderson's blog post -  Our Members' Moment for 2019  - for more inspiration.

Survey closes July 15th - so take the survey TODAY! Make your voice heard!
Did you miss last month?
On June 16, 2019, Mr. Dana Goward gave us an excellent history lesson on the development of GPS and GNSS spoofing from a fiction account in film to being an everyday problem.

Check Out the Latest Musings at our Website
Who said “The whole is greater than the sum of the parts”?
The phrase is well known and important to Systems Scientists and Systems Engineers alike. It’s like a short pithy definition of Emergence. And it is almost always automatically attributed to Aristotle. But what I want to know is this - Did he say it? Why did he say it? And in what context?
The INCOSE-CC Website is filled with musings , book-reports , and after action reports for all our events. Explore and discover a wealth of information and articles at
Upcoming Events: Mark your Calendars
9/18/2019 - Monthly Dinner Meeting
  • Speaker: Dr. Herbert Frey
  • Topic: Living on Mars: Can We Do It? Should We Do It?

10/25-26/2019 - Oktober-Tool-fest
  • MathWorks; WW Technology; SPEC Innovations; Vitech; No Magic
There are current openings being advertised on the web site with
Take a look and pass along to colleagues that are interested. Consider advertising your openings by being part of an email campaign as well as a web site announcement. We have over 1200 contacts on our mailing list. Contact us at membership@incose-cc.org
The Chesapeake Chapter is always looking for volunteers to speak at our upcoming meetings! Please contact our Programs Director if you would like the opportunity to speak or can recommend someone.
INCOSE Chesapeake Chapter Events are now on Eventbrite - check us out at  incose-cc.eventbrite.com

This is the monthly newsletter for INCOSE Chesapeake, a local chapter of INCOSE International. We are a not-for-profit organization dedicated to providing a forum for professionals practicing the art and science of Systems Engineering in the Northern & Central Maryland & Southern Pennsylvania area
The Chesapeake Chapter of INCOSE is proud to recognize the following organizations for sponsoring our endeavors to expanding the understanding and appreciation of Systems Engineering in the local area:
Keep up with the latest news and events. Find out about our new Board of Directors. Explore our extensive library of previous lectures from our Monthly Dinner Meetings. Learn of the Benefits of Joining INCOSE. Check out Systems Engineering education in the local area. All this and more awaits you at  our INCOSE Chesapeake Chapter Website.

For any comments or suggestions about this newsletter please e-mail our  Communications Officer . We value your feedback.
2019 Board of Director Officers ( read more at website )
  • President: Taras Mykytyn
  • Past President: Dr. Grace Crowder, ASEP
  • President-Elect: Mark Evans
  • Treasurer: Tony Gigioli, CSEP 
  • Secretary: Jim DeCamp, ASEP
  • Communications: Paul Martin, ESEP
  • Programs: Dr. Chandru Mirchandani, ESEP
  • Membership: Mark Kaczmarek, ASEP