This course provides the foundation for technology systems processes and practices. The content covers the discussion of current systems issues, basic systems technology processes, and the role of systems engineering professionals in a global business environment. Topics include basic principles of systems thinking, the concepts of performance and cost measures, alternative design concepts, lean processes, and sustainable life-cycle management. Class Notes: NOTE: Permission required; Non-Purdue Polytechnic students contact firstname.lastname@example.org NOTE: 100% online via Blackboard NOTE: Formerly IT 21400. Add Consent: Department Consent Required.