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Critical Characteristics of Metasystems: Toward Defining Metasystems' Governance Mechanism
May/June 2009 (vol. 11 no. 3)
pp. 46-49
G. Reza Djavanshir, Johns Hopkins University
Reza Khorramshahgol, Kuwait University
James Novitzki, Johns Hopkins University
To effectively design, integrate, and understand the functional operations of metasystems, researchers and practitioners need a standard definition and common understanding of metasystems as an extended system-of-systems.

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Index Terms:
IT professional, distributed enterprise systems, governance mechanism, information and telecommunication systems, metasystems, system-of-systems, transition management, transition strategy.
Citation:
G. Reza Djavanshir, Reza Khorramshahgol, James Novitzki, "Critical Characteristics of Metasystems: Toward Defining Metasystems' Governance Mechanism," IT Professional, vol. 11, no. 3, pp. 46-49, May-June 2009, doi:10.1109/MITP.2009.45
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