Systemology

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Glossary

Systems = People + Machines + Benefit (from ISO Data Processing Glossary)

People = Users + Administrators + Engineers

Machines = Hardware (Components + Firmware) + Software (Programs + Data)

Benefit = Advantages (Social, Economic, Personal)`

engineer = a person who uses scientific knowledge to solve practical problems (eg. cause a system to evolve & improve)

administrator = someone whose job is to keep a system operating correctly

user = someone who derives some or all of the benefit of a system


Also See

DATA

PROGRAMMING

ENGINEERING

ADMINISTRATION

BENEFITS