Systems Engineering Glossary
Something that is within the boundaries of a contract or other agreement.
|Independent Verification and Validation (IV&V)|
The system’s supporting environment and facilities.
|Initial Operational Capability (IOC)||
The first attainment of an agreed definition of minimum system performance in its operational environment.
|Integrated Product Team (IPT)||
Multi-disciplinary and cross-organizational teams used to enable a systematic approach to the integrated, concurrent design of products and their related processes.
The relationships among milestones and/ or activities that affect other milestones.
The characteristics that are required to form the boundary between entities.
|Interface Controlled Document (ICD)||
A controlled specification that describes the physical, functional, logical, and electrical characteristics that an entity uses to communicate with its environment.
A statement of the functional, physical, logical, and electrical constraints that exist between multiple entities that describe how they fit together.
The ability of a system or its parts to exchange services or data with other systems.