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Holistic Systems Integration

  • Alfred Grasso
  • Louis S. Metzger
  • Richard J. Byrne
  • Stephen D. Huffman
  • John M. Kreger
  • Marie A. Francesca

Abstract

Systems engineers can no longer expect to design and build single-purpose systems that operate flawlessly in isolation. Instead, they must assume that they will create new systems by integrating independently developed elements to function harmoniously in a new framework and that their creations, in turn, will become components of larger, evolving, and unpredictable systems. To paraphrase John Donne, in today’s increasingly interconnected world no system is an island.

Keywords

System Engineering System Engineer Enterprise Architecture Competency Model Loose Coupler 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Alfred Grasso
    • 1
    • 2
  • Louis S. Metzger
    • 1
  • Richard J. Byrne
    • 3
  • Stephen D. Huffman
    • 2
  • John M. Kreger
    • 2
  • Marie A. Francesca
    • 4
  1. 1.The MITRE CorporationBedfordUSA
  2. 2.The MITRE CorporationMcLeanUSA
  3. 3.Command and Control CenterMITRE CorporationBedfordUSA
  4. 4.Corporate Engineering OperationsMITRE CorporationBedfordUSA

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