Invitation to Ballot P42020

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If you would like to participate in IEEE Standards Sponsor Ballot for P42020, Standard for Systems and software engineering — Architecture processes, you must enroll as a member of the ballot group by
13-Jan-2017, 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time.


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Title: Standard for Systems and software engineering — Architecture processes

Scope: This International Standard establishes a set of processes for the development and management of systems and software architectures. The Standard specifies processes for the governance and management of a related collection, or portfolio, of architectures and the enabling activities in support of these architecting processes.

Purpose: The purpose of this standard is to provide a defined set of processes for the life cycle of architectures of systems.


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