Domain Expertise and Attention to Detail

Domain Expertise and Attention to Detail INTRODUCTION This post intends to deal with the actual work as well as the emotions that go into a project that is set up for success.  Up front preparation and attention to detail are keys to that success yet that exercise requires great discipline to complete.  Having a Control System Integrator (CSI) that has domain expertise is a great asset in working through the details for your application. DOMAIN EXPERTISE Just exactly what is “Domain Expertise”?  By our definition we mean someone who has had prior, in-depth experience doing the same sort of thing that the project at hand entails. As a customer you might think: “Why are there so many questions?” “If they have all this domain expertise then why do I have to answer so many questions?” The thing is – without domain expertise you don’t really know what questions to even ask let alone recognize reasonable answers.  Having an experienced CSI quiz you about your company’s habits as it relates to the project will uncover more detail than you would at first think. THE INTEGRATOR’S JOB We …