RPL ch 2 ( Socio-technical Systems )

  • To explain what a socio-technical system is and the distinction between this and a computer-based system.
  • To introduce the concept of emergent system properties such as reliability and security.
  • To explain system engineering and system procurement processes.
  • To explain why the organisational context of a system affects its design and use.
  • To discuss legacy systems and why these are critical to many businesses.