Five Disruptive Forces Changing the Role of the Systems Integrator

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Disruptor No. 4: IP rules keep changing

IT purchasing behavior has also changed intellectual property (IP) rules. Companies are turning away from $100+M Oracle and SAP implementations and embracing iterative, agile implementations. This shift is opening new SI revenue opportunities. SIs must invest in repeatable IP, turning their deep understanding of unique business processes into products with recurring, repeatable revenue to drive down implementation costs. SIs' unique IP will become the foundation for sustainable, long-term growth for their business.

The growth of the "integrated enterprise" depends on connecting disparate cloud systems to make them work for today's dynamic business environment, and innovative systems integrators (SIs) will be the catalyst. The cloud is transforming the SI focus from implementation/customization to long-term business solutions that deliver the agile, future-proof technology roadmaps that today's C-level executives demand.

Executives from top business consulting firm Armanino and data integration experts from Scribe Software share their take on the five disruptive forces changing the game for leading systems integrators and how they need to evolve to make the most of the new cloud realities.

 

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