IT integration is a process in which separately produced components or subsystems are combined and problems in their interactions are addressed. Proper selection and integration of hardware and software is essential to achieve the desired benefits and mitigate the associated risks. This questionnaire addresses strategies for managing IT selection and integration risks.
The process of selecting and integrating a business solution is akin to implementing any software or hardware solution and requires many of the standard considerations. The standard process of selecting an IT solution involves self-assessment, evaluation of the business environment, selection of technology and a vendor, and goal definition.