MBE Maturity Index - MBE Lexicon2022
NSE MBE Maturity Index Rev: B

This document contains the results from the MBIT, MBE Committee’s MBE Maturity Index task group.

The information conveyed in this document has been normalized to help progress the maturation of Model-Based Enterprise (MBE) for digital product realization.

Comments, suggestions, or questions on this document should be addressed to Curtis Brown, cbrown@kcnsc.doe.gov

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This document is: is an updated Rev B to NSC-614-4279 dated January/2022 Unclassified Unlimited Release (UUR).

This version is a working release and has been made available as a rubric tool.

Furthermore we continue to solicit peer review and appreciate any focus area validation and improvement requests via the Peer Comments worksheet.

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MBE Maturity Index : MBE Lexicon
A derivative model that is rendered in 3D, is interactive, and is published in a ubiquitous format (e.g., pdf ).
See Also:
3D PDF, Derivative, Interactive
MBE Maturity Index : MBE Lexicon
A three-dimensional computer representation of a part.
See Also:
3D, Model, CAD
MBE Maturity Index : MBE Lexicon
Proven to be genuine as issued by its originator.
MBE Maturity Index : MBE Lexicon
The singular originator and provider of data that is sanctioned for a given lifecycle activity.
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Authoritative Technical Data
MBE Maturity Index : MBE Lexicon
Approved by an authority for use in a lifecycle activity.
MBE Maturity Index : MBE Lexicon
A mode of operation performed by a machine instead of a person.
MBE Maturity Index : MBE Lexicon
The model that a practitioner uses as the starting point for a given lifecycle activity.
MBE Maturity Index : MBE Lexicon
A list of items, along with quantities and optional activity-specific information, needed to perform a particular lifecycle activity.
See Also:
Bill of Charactristics, CAD Bill of Material, Engineering Bill of Material, Manufacturing Bill of Material
MBE Maturity Index : MBE Lexicon
Guaranteed to conform to protocols.
MBE Maturity Index : MBE Lexicon
An unauthorized model provided to a recipient.
See Also:
Model, 3D Model
MBE Maturity Index : MBE Lexicon
A note of great importance that appears on a 3D model.
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Note
MBE Maturity Index : MBE Lexicon
A collection of structured data contained in one or more computer files.
See Also:
Data Package, Technical Data Package
MBE Maturity Index : MBE Lexicon
A model created from a source model that may be transformed into a different format.
See Also:
Derivative, Model
MBE Maturity Index : MBE Lexicon
Activities involved in developing product definition.
MBE Maturity Index : MBE Lexicon
Design activity that optimizes a model for a goal.
MBE Maturity Index : MBE Lexicon
An artifact intended for processing by a computer algorithm.
See Also:
Digital Artifact
MBE Maturity Index : MBE Lexicon
An computerized artifact information intended for presentation to a human.
See Also:
Digital
MBE Maturity Index : MBE Lexicon
An organization.
See Also:
Digital Enterprise, Model-Based Enterprise
MBE Maturity Index : MBE Lexicon
Activities that enable an enterprise to act as a MBE, do not directly add value to a product’s lifecycle.
MBE Maturity Index : MBE Lexicon
A mode of operation in which a person interacts with automation.
See Also:
3D Interactive Viewable
MBE Maturity Index : MBE Lexicon
An activity involved in one or more phases of a product’s lifecycle.
See Also:
Lifecycle Data, Lifecycle Management
MBE Maturity Index : MBE Lexicon
A process that preserves information and makes it available for the communities it serves.
MBE Maturity Index : MBE Lexicon
A mode of operation performed by a person without automation.
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Automated, Digital
MBE Maturity Index : MBE Lexicon
Activities involved in making a product.
See Also:
Product
ASME Y14.41 : Digital Product Definition Data Practices
A combination of design model, annotation, and attributes that describes a product.
See Also:
Data Model, Model Definition, Surface Model, Analysis Model, Mathematical Model, CAD, Model, Design Model, Annotation, Attribute, Product
ASME Y14.47 : Model Organization Practices
An annotated model and its associated data elements that define the product in a manner that can be used effectively without a drawing graphic sheet.
See Also:
Data, Product, Drawing Graphic Sheet, PMI, Annotation, Model-Based Enterprise
ASME Y14.47 : Model Organization Practices
An organization that uses model based definitions for the purpose of commission, operation, service, and decommission of a product.
See Also:
Model-Based Definition, Model-Based Systems Engineering, Model-Based Environment, Model-Based Engineering
MBE Maturity Index : MBE Lexicon
A model in the format of its originating software application (e.g., Creo).
See Also:
3D Model, CAD
PDM System*
Product Data Management System 
MBE Maturity Index : MBE Lexicon
An information system that implements the product data management capability.
See Also:
Product Data Management, Information, Product Data
ASME Y14.100 : Engineering Drawing Practices
One item, or two or more items joined together, that is not normally subject to disassembly without destruction or impairment of designed use (e.g., transistor, composition resistor, screw, transformer, and gear).
See Also:
Nonpart Drawing, Symmetrically Opposite Part, Item, Inseparable Assembly, Product, End Item
MBE Maturity Index : MBE Lexicon
An organizing principle for product data management in which all product lifecycle data relates to, and is accessible via, an single point of reference within a PDM system.
See Also:
Product, Product Data Management, Product Lifecycle Management
MBE Maturity Index : MBE Lexicon
The record of heritage that proves the veracity of a data item.
See Also:
Data, Item
MBE Maturity Index : MBE Lexicon
Meets the required accuracy.
MBE Maturity Index : MBE Lexicon
Product lifecycle data that pertains to processes (e.g., manufacturing, qualification) for product the realization.
See Also:
Product, Lifecycle Data
MBE Maturity Index : MBE Lexicon
[Primary] Any information that defines a process that realizes a product.

[Alt] The activity that defines a process that realizes a product.

ASME Y14.100 : Engineering Drawing Practices
Product Definition Data, Technical Data, Item, Feature, Drawing, Item. IdentificationIncludes materials, parts, components, subassemblies, assemblies, and equipment. The term product shall also encompass a family of products.
See Also:
Part, Subassembly, Assembly, End Item
NAS 9300-007 : LOTAR
A representation of information about a product in a formal manner suitable for communication, interpretation, or processing by human beings or by computers.
See Also:
Product Lifecycle Data, Representation, Data
NAS 9300-007 : LOTAR
The tracking, control and status control of product data, either as files, or through a database. The usage is frequently confined to the design stage of product development, although may extend to planning for manufacture.
MBE Maturity Index : MBE Lexicon
Activities that relate product lifecycle data to product definition.
See Also:
Product Data Management, Lifecycle Data
MBE Maturity Index : MBE Lexicon
[Primary] Any information that defines the physical or functional requirements of a product, to ensure design intent.

[Alt] The activity that defines a product.

See Also:
Product, Product Definition Data
MBE Maturity Index : MBE Lexicon
The record of transmittal and enabling process that authorizes product definition for a particular purpose.
See Also:
Authoritative Technical Data, Authorized
ASME Y14.41 : Digital Product Definition Data Practices
A collection of one or more data file(s) that discloses, directly or by reference, by means of graphic or textual presentations, or combinations of both, the physical or functional requirements of an item.
See Also:
Data, Item, Product Definition
MBE Maturity Index : MBE Lexicon
An identified set of product definition that fully defines a product.
See Also:
Product Definition, Product
MBE Maturity Index : MBE Lexicon
The series of phases through which a product passes, from intake of requirements to its consumption or disposition.
MBE Maturity Index : MBE Lexicon
Data that pertains to the product lifecycle.
See Also:
Data, Product Lifecycle
NAS 9300-007 : LOTAR
The tracking, control and status control of product data, either as files, or through a database. PLM extends the scope of PDM to include each physical product produced from a design, including deviations from the design and usage of the product.
See Also:
Product Data, Product Data Management, Lifecycle Data, Lifecycle Activity
MBE Maturity Index : MBE Lexicon
A hierarchical list of items that constitute a product.
See Also:
Product
Action Engineering : 3D Data Transformation You Can Trust
3D annotations (dimensions and tolerances), metadata, notes and attributes needed to define the product beyond the 3D geometry.
See Also:
Annotation, Attribute, Geometry, Annotation and Attribute State, Lifecycle Activities, 3D Model
MBE Maturity Index : MBE Lexicon
Activities involved in manufacturing verification, part inspection, and product acceptance.
See Also:
Verification, Inspection
MBE Maturity Index : MBE Lexicon
The model from which a derivative is obtained.
See Also:
Model, Derivative
MIL-STD-31000B : DOD Standard Practice Techincal Data Packages
The authoritative technical description of an item. This technical description supports the acquisition, production, inspection, engineering, and logistics support of the item. The description defines the required design configuration and/or performance requirements, and procedures required to ensure adequacy of item performance. It consists of applicable technical data such as models, engineering design data, associated lists, specifications, standards, performance requirements, quality assurance provisions, software documentation and packaging details.
See Also:
TDP Level, TDP Type, TDP Element, Item, Technical Data, Model, Engineering Design Data, Associated List, Standard, Quality Assurance Provisions
MBE Maturity Index : MBE Lexicon
The ability to find the authoritative source of a given fact.
See Also:
Inspection Traceability, Manufacturing Traceability
MBE Maturity Index : MBE Lexicon
Regarded with confidence, and concurrently being certified, authorized, and authenticated.
See Also:
Certified, Authorized, Authenticated
MBE Maturity Index : MBE Lexicon
Having a single correct interpretation in an intended context.
MBE Maturity Index : MBE Lexicon
Assured to satisfy intent.
See Also:
Validation, V&V
MBE Maturity Index : MBE Lexicon
The process of assuring that a product satisfies its intent.
MBE Maturity Index : MBE Lexicon
The process of assuring that a product satisfies requirements.
See Also:
Validation, Inspection
MBE Maturity Index : MBE Lexicon
Assured to satisfy requirements.
See Also:
Verification
MBE Maturity Index : MBE Lexicon
A type of BOM used for a given lifecycle activity.
See Also:
Bill of Material
MBE Maturity Index : MBE Lexicon
A model used for a given lifecycle activity.
See Also:
Model