Intelligent Cascading Requirements: Simulation-Driven V&V Within the Connected Digital Thread

The product development process for today’s smart, interconnected, and multidisciplinary products can no longer be effectively managed using simple text-based requirements—which is the status quo. What’s needed are “intelligent” requirements that can capture various authoring methodologies (requirements come from multiple sources), content complexities (including the ability to capture parameters and expressions that define acceptable ranges), and design states (including managing product line variability).