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  • Who wrote these questions?

    Mar 17, 2023

    All exam questions and answers come from the text in the Systems Engineering Handbook. What is the path they take from handbook content to scored question on the knowledge exam?

  • Rethinking Corporate Agreement

    Mar 10, 2023

    We're checking that our corporate agreements are appropriately benefiting all stakeholders.

  • Test the Test

    Mar 03, 2023

    Interested in INCOSE Certification but haven't started studying? This is the perfect time. We are offering free beta tests online for up to 100 candidates. You will be given one month (March 2023) to study using an online version of the not-yet-released Fifth Edition of the INCOSE SE Handbook. This is only open to those who are not yet certified.

  • INCOSE on Social Media

    Feb 10, 2023

  • What Animal Would Make the Best Systems Engineer?

    Feb 03, 2023

    The honey badger was a write-in favorite for its indifference to criticism.

  • SEBok vs INCOSE SE Handbook

    Jan 20, 2023

    The INCOSE SE Handbook and the SEBOK are different documents, useful for different purposes.

  • I HEART Captions

    Jan 13, 2023

  • 2023: The Year of the Expert

    Jan 06, 2023

    INCOSE's Expert Systems Engineering Professionals are among the top tier of INCOSE members. They are recognized for the technical contributions they have made and for the leadership they continue to give to other engineers and products.

  • INCOSE's Virtual Book Club

    Dec 30, 2022

    INCOSE's Yammer community includes book recommendations. INCOSE SEPs may claim time spent reading about SE to earn PDUs toward ASEP and CSEP renewal.

  • 'Twas the Night Before CSEP

    Dec 23, 2022

    Sheryl Gunn wrote a poem about her experience preparing for the INCOSE knowledge exam.

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