At NASA, project integration is crucial work that enables mission success. Complex projects require the careful integration of numerous hardware and software systems developed by NASA, industry and international space agency partners. The interdisciplinary field of systems engineering traditionally focuses on managing the development and organization of complex systems.
Jessica Parsons is the Space Launch System (SLS) Integration Lead in the Ground Systems Development and Operations (GSDO) program. In the video, Parsons shares key success factors for integration.
This beneficial practice of communicating well, building trust and ensuring safety helps all program teams solve the complex challenges on the human side of technical integrations.
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