Online Integration Quickscan The ideal tool to see how you can improve your integration project. We have collected he questions over time during our integration projects. We hope that just asking them will make you think. After sending the results you will immediately receive the results and you will know how your project is or will be doing. Good luck! Name Email 1. Businesscase 2. Is the reason for the integration clear, i.e. is there a clear business case? Yes, there’s a clear business case.There is a business case, but it’s not that clear.Necessity of the integration(s) can be taken for granted. 3. Specify how many systems or applications should be integrated.Just 2 systems (1 integration).2 to 4 systems.More than 4 systems. 4. Is there a set budget for realization of the integrations?Yes, the budget has been set.The budget still has to be defined. 5. What will the integration project yield per month?between EUR 0 and EUR 100 per month.between EUR 100 and EUR 1000 per month.at least EUR 1000 per month.no idea what it will yield. 6. Integration Project Organization 7. How many different suppliers and interested parties are involved in the project?Two (2) suppliers and 1 interested (accepting) party.Two (2) to 4 suppliers and 1 interested (accepting) party.Four or more suppliers and 1 or more interested (accepting) parties. 8. Can all fundamentally involved parties be contacted instantly via e.g. direct phone numbers or an online chat service?Yes, everyone has promised to immediately respond to questions asked by the integration team.Yes, everyone’s on our online chat channel, but in reality it takes a while to get a response.No, certain parties only respond following official requests via their ticket system. 9. Are there suppliers who only solve a problem once an official ‘ticket’ has been opened?Yes.No.Yes, but we have direct access to an employee from the company in question, who quickly resolves any problems. 10. Is the integration high on the list of priorities of all the fundamentally involved parties?Yes.Not quite. It’s clearly not the top priority for certain suppliers.No. Some suppliers make us wait very long. 11. Are so-called subject matter experts available? People who are familiar with, and can operate, one or more applications?Yes, they’re available.Not for all applications. That’s a job for the integration developers.The integration team itself tests all the integrations. The applications are organized in a simple way. 12. Are the people who design the integrations also involved in realization?Yes, the people who design the integrations are building them too.No, development is being handled by others, although the developers are collaborating with the designers within a single scrum team.No, development is being handled by a remote development team once the design is complete. 13. Integration Design 14. Is there a clear list of integrations?Yes.No. 15. Is there a clear process description for every integration?Yes, the functional processes for facilitating an integration are clearly defined.Generally speaking, the functional processes for facilitating an integration are clearly defined.The functional processes are so simple that defining them is unnecessary. 16. Is the complexity of every integration clear?Yes.No. 17. Are there clear testcases and detailed scenario tests for every integration?Yes, testcases and scenario tests have been compiled.No, these are unnecessary because we test the system according to how we use it as part of our everyday operations. 18. Is all documentation readily available to everyone? Yes, the documentation is available as individual Word documents.Yes, the documentation is available on the project workspace (e.g. Confluence or SharePoint).No, every supplier runs its own system, which makes things rather difficult. 19. Have privacy regulations been accounted for?Yes.No. 20. Integration Realization 21. Are all applications ready in a functional sense?Yes, all the applications have the functionality that we require.Yes, but a few minor functional aspects need modification.Yes, but the API’s for certain apps still have to be built. 22. Does the organization have a clear integration strategy?Yes.No. 23. Is every API to be used for integration clearly documented?Yes, every API has clear documentation.Yes, but there are still some uncertainties, which we will track down ourselves.No, the API’s aren’t documented.. 24. Is a development-, test-, and production version available for every API?A development- and production version is available.A development-, test-, and production version is available.A version that we use for development is available, which we will ultimately use for production. 25. Is an integration platform in use, e.g. MuleSoft, Jitterbit, Dell Boomi or Scribe?Yes.No, all integrations are built by a coding team. 26. Are the integration developers experienced?Yes, the team is made up of Senior developers.Partly, the team is made up of Junior and Senior developers.No, the team is made up of Junior developers. 27. Do you have confidence in the integration development team?Yes.No. 28. Production and management 29. Do you know who will be managing the integration?Yes.No.Management is unnecessary, we’ll accept the risk. 30. If you intend to conclude – or have already concluded – a management contract, have the below been established? Response time in case of incidents. How an incident can be reported. What else must be arranged after an incident (Root Cause Analysis, Incident Report, etc.). 31. What losses will be involved if the integration doesn’t work?If that happens, we’ll have a major problem on our hands.We’ll have time to solve the problem, but it has to be solved within a week.We’ll simply continue working. A solution within 2 weeks would be fine.We haven’t taken any measures, because the chance of encountering a problem is minimal. 32. Who will be coordinating the resolution of possible incidents?We’ll be doing it ourselves. Our IT manager will arrange it.Our IT department will be handling it.We’re still on the lookout for someone.We won’t be faced with incidents because our suppliers know what they’re doing. 33. Conclusion of Online Integration Quickscan. Any comments? Add them here. Time is Up!