The SMARTFIRE Blackboard is a conceptual model of the solution space that allows the numerical routines and executable components to be coupled together in a seamless way. The Blackboard model allows future developments to be built on top of the same underlying system model so that existing functionality is preserved whilst providing enhanced features. A good example of this type of enhancement is the forthcoming Experiment Engine, which can schedule experimental tasks to analyze configuration settings and the CFD mesh, to determine if a revised processing strategy is needed.