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Acquisition

Definition:

Acquisition is the activity of obtaining a Component.

Alternative Names

Concept Number: *356
English Master: Act PDSA
Synonyms, Variations & Acronyms: none

Detailing

Acquisition Is-Part-Of the Development-Cycle.


Illustrations

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Type

Process


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Examples

For example: acquired components can include: {equipment, permissions, tools, methods, advice, expertise}.

Examples of use of term in Context: “Architecture acquisition”, “step acquisition”, “step Acquisition costs”.


Notes

1. The intended use of “acquisition” in a Systems-Engineering Context, is the acquiring of System components. The components can be anything intended to help reach results. Acquisition can include any Process necessary to reach the required System state for a Component such as {bidding, request for proposals, negotiation, contracting, paying, financing, testing, getting approvals, Quality-Control, building, maintenance}.


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Drawn-Icons

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Development-Cycle


History-of-Concept

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This Concept entered by Diane O'Brien.

Created by system. Last Modification: Sunday 28 of October, 2018 22:26:21 CET by Admin (Kai).

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