The Blackbox, Whitebox Principle of Systems Engineering

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The Blackbox, Whitebox Principle of Systems Engineering

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Posted February 19, 2018 in Cutter Business Technology Journal

Systems design has two perspectives: (1) blackbox (the encapsulated system is seen as a whole from the outside; the blackbox view is how the system performs when interacting with its context) and (2) whitebox (the system is seen as a set of interacting parts that collaborate to produce the blackbox behavior).