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Posted by Boris Evelson on April 15, 2014
Management consultants and business intelligence, analytics and big data system integrations often use the terms accelerators, blueprints, solutions, frameworks, and products to show off their industry and business domain (sales, marketing, finance, HR, etc) expertise, experience and specialization. Unfortunately, they often use these terms synonymously, while in pragmatic reality meanings vary quite widely. Here’s our pragmatic take on the tangible reality behind the terms (in the increasing order of comprehensiveness):
We recommend using the above definitions to separate hype and fiction from reality when evaluating consultants and system integrators responses to your RFIs and RFPs.
As always I welcome suggestions, comments, and constructive criticism.
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