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Designing the Application Organization: The System Integrator

Published: 21 May 2018

ID: G00350789

Analyst(s): Matthew Hotle , Bill Swanton


Application leaders looking to looking to design an application organization that maximizes the flexibility of their staff across projects should consider the internal system integrator model. This document identifies its pros and cons.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenge



  • Decide Whether the System Integrator Model Is Right for Your Organization
    • The Operating Model and the System Integrator Organization
    • Advantages and Disadvantages
    • The Future of the Internal System Integrator
  • Choose the System Integrator Model to Maximize Organizational Flexibility
    • It's Not All About "Applications"
    • Create Clear Lines of Accountability
    • Separate Projects From Support

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