This begins by translating the user’s vision into information required by the
architecture team to generate an optimal systems design. It is followed by the systems engineer providing component builders with a translation of the architecture teams’ vision, along with the appropriate technical requirements for building each component within the system.
Yet systems engineers know it is not enough simply to deliver a solution that works. To meet the user’s highest expectations, they use their skills and insight to understand the user’s perspective and to establish those expectations in the technical language of systems builder. Often, this involves helping the end‐user think through a more complete definition of a successful outcome by producing missing details critical for influencing the systems design. Only when the systems engineer gets it right, will the user – as well as the investor and the buyer – completely embrace the result.