Systems Engineering

Your challenges

Designing complex systems

The design of a train, plane or satellite is a multidisciplinary activity that requires the intervention of numerous experts in specific and various fields (mechanics, software, electronics, telecommunications, energy, safety, etc.).

To succeed, this type of project requires the implementation of a Systems Engineering approach and effective communication between the experts throughout the project's life cycle: from the definition of the needs to the maintenance, including the design and development phases.

Today, a classic Systems Engineering approach based on textual documentation is no longer adequate due to the increasing complexity of systems and their architectures.

Tailored MBSE workbench

Our vision

Model-Based Systems Engineering

In order to maintain a global and coherent vision, an alternative is to use a model-based approach (MBSE or Model-Based Systems Engineering).

We believe an MBSE workbench should be:

Adaptable: it should provide specific viewpoints and services well suited to the different steps and stakeholders of your engineering process ;

Open: it should enable integration and interoperability with third-party tools in order to access all design data and to promote information exchange ;

Scalable: it should be easily extended and maintained to support the enhancements inherent to Systems Engineering.

Realistic and pragmatic, this approach, which supports an operational industrialization of Systems Engineering, is a key factor in your competitiveness:

  • Effective decision-making ;
  • Collaboration facilitated between all stakeholders ;
  • Better understanding of system complexity ;
  • Enhanced integration of the various engineering tools.


Obeo's added-value

Faithful to the Open Innovation principles, Obeo is involved in the development of Capella ecosystem, the Open Source MBSE solution created by Thales. We thus bring unique expertise to create tools, on your behalf, that are sustainable, easy-to-use and adapted to your methodology.

Eclipse-based MBSE workbench result

Our solution

Your industrial deployment of Capella

Thanks to our expertise in the Open Source modeling technologies that compose Capella, Obeo is a key partner for a large and successful deployment of this MBSE solution:

  • Development and integration of custom plug-ins to adapt Capella workbench to your particular engineering concerns (viewpoints, connectors with other tools, documents generators, etc)
  • Distribution of Team for Capella, an add-on that brings additional features enabling you to share Capella models and representations on a collaborative server.

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Case Studies

Discover testimonials from Capella adopters


Model-Based Systems Engineering must become a team sport!!.

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Progressive deployment of MBSE methods in French nuclear industry.

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Continental Automotive

Driving intelligent transportation systems with Capella.

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