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Ultimate

Definition:

The Systems-Engineering Component, at the highest Level worthy of consideration, is the “ultimate” Component.

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Concept Number: *442
English Master: Ultimate
Synonyms, Variations & Acronyms: none

Detailing

Formal definition:
A System Component which is “ultimate” is one which is not considered worth exploring possible higher Levels of Conception.


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1. Ultimate is related to a defined Stakeholder and a defined System.
What is “ultimate” for one Stakeholder or in one System or environment may not be the “end of the road” for others with a different agenda.

2. It is not worth asking “Why?” and finding a higher purpose or agenda for this Component.

3. In traditional use of the term “Ultimate” the emphasis is on the inability to go further. The point we make here is the unwillingness, or inEfficiency of going further, for defined Stakeholders and environments.

Usage:
Ultimate Objective
Ultimate values
Ultimate design

Source: Kai Gilb suggested this Concept in connection with his Whirlwind manuscript July 22, 2001


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This Concept entered by Peter Davies.

Created by system. Last Modification: Thursday 11 of July, 2019 21:03:50 CEST by Admin (Kai).
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