This thesis is founded on the global growth of the service sector and its
significance for society as a whole and for the individual human being. In
the last decade, technology has changed the way services are created,
developed and delivered in remarkable ways. The focus of the thesis is
technology in interplay with humans and organisations and the socioeconomic-
technical systems in which digital services play a central role.
Chapter 2 - Socio-technical systems. The learning objectives for this chapter include: To explain what a socio-technical system is and the distinction between this and a computer-based system, to introduce the concept of emergent system properties such as reliability and security, to explain system engineering and system procurement processes, to explain why the organisational context of a system affects its design and use, to discuss legacy systems and why these are critical to many businesses.
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