Novel News

Novel Engineering

Novel Engineering
Find me on:

Recent Posts

Why Giving Back is Part of our Culture

Posted by Novel Engineering on January 25, 2017

Here at Novel, giving back is part of who we are. We believe that businesses have a duty to serve not only their customer base but the communities in which they do business as well.  All of our team members are active in local groups, charities, and organizations. It’s not just something we do; it’s part of who we are.

Read More

What is C4ISR?

Posted by Novel Engineering on January 11, 2017

When it comes to achieving a desired end state on the battlefield, the key factor that makes all the difference, in the end, is information. Is the information that is available to commanders and decision-makers accurate? Is it relevant to the situation at hand? Is it getting to the right people, and are they getting it when they need it? Are government and military decision-makers able to send, receive and assess information quickly, and collaborate with one another effectively to achieve the mission? Effective systems and procedures must be put into place in order to make this possible.

Read More

Don’t Leave Out the I in IV&V: Why Independence is Necessary

Posted by Novel Engineering on January 4, 2017

“My code always looks perfect to me! Why do I need independent verification and validation?”

You’ve probably double and triple checked your code. We know you have high quality standards and that you’re diligent and thorough. However, it’s always helpful to have an objective party review your project. Here’s why…

Read More

MBSE Helps NASA Up Its Game

Posted by Novel Engineering on December 27, 2016

The bane of any Project Manager’s existence is miscommunication. When various teams within a project are all using different terminology and different methods for recording and storing information, it creates fertile ground for confusion, delays and added costs. Model-Based Systems Engineering (MBSE) is a powerful methodology designed to solve these problems and offers solutions that project managers and systems engineers in organizations like NASA are using to ensure smooth communication, reduce costs, and stay on schedule. Read on to learn how MBSE helps NASA up its game.

Read More

The Effect of CubeSats on the Space Industry

Posted by Novel Engineering on December 20, 2016


Cube satellites (or CubeSats) are a new breed of satellites that are cuboidal in shape and no bigger than a loaf of bread. The development of cube satellite technology has been of particular significance for the space industry, where every extra square inch of space counts while crafting an aircraft fit for space expeditions.

Read More

Subscribe to Email Updates

Recent Posts

Posts by Topic

see all