1.2. Systems Engineering

Every discipline and every industry have their own methods. Be it software development, hardware development, mechanics, construction, psychology, and so on. These demarcations work fine as long as you stay within one discipline with your project. Things get harder, however, if your project extends over several disciplines. It means that interfaces have to be created and coordinated between the methods of these disciplines. Product management has to introduce its requirements to the system development process, marketing is involved, and so on. Then project management is confronted with the challenge of having to consider the particularities of all disciplines.

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