For those of you who have functioned in a role as a consultant before, you know that it is exciting, but sometimes challenging work. I am writing this article so that persons who may be considering consultancy as a line of work will have a better understanding of what it entails.
As a Telecoms Integrator and someone who has been in the Technology space for over twenty (20) years, I have delivered solutions for many organisations, locally and regionally. Have you ever asked yourself the question “What Should we really be focusing on delivering – the technology or the solution?”
At this stage, after reading the Blog articles for the last two (2) weeks we can safely say that the Integration Focused Approach is the one that is aimed at really satisfying the customer. It’s safe to assume that in writing these Blog articles, there would be people or organisations that are not fully aligned with the Integration approach and they may have concerns as to how to transition themselves or their organisation to this model.
My last Blog article focused on introducing the concept of Implementation vs Integration; clearly pointing out the differences in the two (2) approaches.
I am often asked whether there is a difference between Implementation and Integration. This question, at least in my experience often comes after conversations with new customers about our (BLU’s) approach to delivering projects.
A network is a connection of devices and its purpose is to facilitate communications between these connected devices or nodes as the industry calls them.