MAJOR DEFENCE CONTRACTOR
This use case is based on a real-world project with an major defence contractor, a global technology and innovation leader specializing in defence, civil government and cybersecurity solutions, who provide state-of-the-art electronics, mission systems integration, capabilities in C5I (command, control, communications, computing, cyber and intelligence), sensing, effects and mission support services.
Modern engineering organizations like this client are dominated by complex design processes, involving many steps and many software tools.
The implications for changing the standard toolset could be profound, but are essentially intractable: who uses what for what, under what license arrangements, generating what data artefacts?
Would the elimination of an artefact, or the tools that produce it yield an increase in productivity, or a log jam of effort?
Without clear understanding of the complex processes and inter-dependencies involved, it's impossible to tell.
Most organizations have no single place where such processes are documented, such that process change can be examined, designed, and effectively implemented.
When they found BOXARR, the client had been studying the problem of process streamlining for several years.
They came up with a series of recommendations for a tool that could uniquely document, analyse and understand these processes.