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complex ‘ecosystem’ or ‘sociotechnical system’ environment where the software is tightly integrated with other systems, technologies, infrastructure, and domains (people, organizations and external environments) and where it is configured to support local clinical and business processes


This is a concrete item and can be implemented directly

Term: sociotechnical ecosystem; 
Plural: sociotechnical ecosystems; 



Diagrammatic representation

Simple graph - sociotechnical ecosystem

Required associations

exactly one system has part exactly one sociotechnical ecosystem

Optional associations


sociotechnical ecosystem


sociotechnical ecosystem