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''<blockquote>A system that allows the system-of-interest to operate and are themselves outside the boundaries of the system-of-interest.  Enabling systems do not participate to the operation stage of the system-of-interest.</blockquote>''
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''<blockquote>A system that complements a system-of-interest during its life cycle stages, but does not necessarily contribute directly to its function during its operation stage.</blockquote>''
  
 
====Source====
 
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None cited.
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INCOSE. 2011. INCOSE Systems Engineering Handbook version 3.2.1. San Diego, CA, USA: International Council on Systems Engineering (INCOSE), INCOSE-TP-2003-002-03.2.1.
  
 
===Discussion===
 
===Discussion===
Discussion as to why this is the "consensus" definition for the SEBoK.
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An enabling system may support a System of Interest at any stage of its life.  This may include direct maintainence and support systems, test, installation or training systems or project organization enabling systems such as project teams or information resources.  See [[Enabling Systems Engineering]].
  
 
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Revision as of 14:58, 19 September 2011

A system that complements a system-of-interest during its life cycle stages, but does not necessarily contribute directly to its function during its operation stage.

Source

INCOSE. 2011. INCOSE Systems Engineering Handbook version 3.2.1. San Diego, CA, USA: International Council on Systems Engineering (INCOSE), INCOSE-TP-2003-002-03.2.1.

Discussion

An enabling system may support a System of Interest at any stage of its life. This may include direct maintainence and support systems, test, installation or training systems or project organization enabling systems such as project teams or information resources. See Enabling Systems Engineering.