Domain Expertise and Attention to Detail

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. 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: 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. We feel that it is the CSI’s function to understand not only the technology being applied, but also the nature of how you operate your business which is sometimes called the ‘activity model’.  You have …