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Homework Help: Software product & socio-technical system

  1. Oct 7, 2012 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

    What are the differences and similarities between a software product & socio-technical system?

    2. Relevant equations

    3. The attempt at a solution

    socio-technical system :
    Systems that include technical systems but also operational processes and people who use and interact with the technical system. Socio-technical systems are governed by organisational policies and rules

    software product :
    Technical computer-based systems
    Systems that include hardware and software but where the operators and operational processes are not normally considered to be part of the system. The system is not self-aware.

    I just want to know if software product is the same of computer-based systems ? and if my answer is correct or not ?
    thanx in advanced
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  3. Oct 8, 2012 #2


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    Could you give several examples of each, in order to clarify the question and your answers?
  4. Oct 15, 2012 #3
    Example of socio-technical system Hospital
    I don't know what is software product to give an example and software product is not Technical computer-based systems

    thanx for help
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