Systems of Systems and Net-Centric Enterprise Systems
Dr. Judith Dahmann, The MITRE Corporation
Kristen J. Baldwin, U.S Department of Defense
George Rebovich, Jr., The MITRE Corporation
This paper describes the characteristics of systems of systems (SoS) and net-centric enterprise (NCE) systems, examines their similarities and differences and highlights the implications for systems engineering and acquisition. The paper begins with a review of our current understanding of SoS and the implications for SE. It then looks at the characteristics of NCE systems and compares them with the characteristics of SoS. The paper closes with a discussion of the implications for systems engineering and acquisition.
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