What is a CONOPS anyway?. Avoiding Brook’s “law”: “All major mistakes are made on the first day of the project”!. Topics. Motivation Recipe for a CONOPS The intended use of the system The Actors Scenarios Operational Requirements Where the CONOPS fit into the System Engineering Process
Avoiding Brook’s “law”: “All major mistakes are made on the first day of the project”!
Scenario of Use
The CONOPS is a model of function and behavior
People who support the system
People who are affected by the system
Operational Information Exchange Matrix
Operational Concept Graphic
Operational Node Connectivity Diagram
C4ISR Operational View Essential & Supporting Products
The customer is not always right, but must always think so
Why is experience essential to the successful derivation of a Conops?
How can users mislead a Conops effort?
How can management mislead a Conops effort?
What is the difference between a functional operational requirement and a functional design requirement?
What is the difference between a functional operational requirement and system functional requirement?