The process that actually yields the lowest level system elements in the system hierarchy (system breakdown structure).(DAU 2011)
DAU. 2011. "22.214.171.124.5. Integration Process," in Defense Acquisition Guidebook: Your Acquisition Policy and Discretionary Best Practice Guide. Ft. Belvoir, VA: Defense Acquisition University (DAU). Accessed on 11 September 2012. Available at: https://acc.dau.mil/CommunityBrowser.aspx?id=332973#126.96.36.199.5.
For a full discussion of the role and importance of system implementation in systems engineering see the System Implementation article.
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