The Business of Systems Integration

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List of Figures
6.1 Systems with partially overlapping and nested components 107
11.1 Competing business models 204
11.2 Two models of innovation 211
11.3 Regional systems of innovation 211
11.4 Republic of Ireland engineering graduates 220
12.1 Cockpit module boundaries 234
12.2 Cockpit module boundaries for European car models 234
12.3 Door module boundaries for European car models 235
12.4 Sequencing of tasks for outsourcing to module suppliers 238
12.5 Control over components for cockpits 238
12.6 Three paths to outsourcing modules 240
12.7 Computers and autos compared 249
13.1 Information circulation in product development, production, and consumption 256
13.2 Multiple hierarchies in automobile product development, production, and consumption 257
13.3 Multiple hierarchies of product, production, and supply systems 258
13.4 Changes in scope of subassembly around instrument panels at Japanese carmakers' assembly plants Source: Interviews with eight Japanese car makers (conducted in Spring and Summer, 1999). 267
13.5 Dynamics of modularization in the auto industry 271
16.1 The value stream in CoPS 343
16.2 Feedback loops and supporting activities in CoPS 344
16.3 Forward integration: Alstom, Ericsson and Thales 351
16.4 Backward and forward integration: C & W 353
16.5 Specialized solutions provider: WS Atkins 354
16.6 The system-service innovation cycle 359
16.7 Positioning integrated solutions providers 361

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Table of contents

  • The Business of Systems Integration iii
  • Contents vii
  • Preface ix
  • Acknowledgments xi
  • Notes on Contributors xiii
  • List of Figures xix
  • List of Tables xxi
  • References 12
  • Part I the History of Systems Integration 14
  • 2 Inventing Systems Integration 15
  • References 32
  • 3 Systems Integration and the Social Solution of Technical Problems in Complex Systems 35
  • References 54
  • 4 Integrating Electrical Power Systems 56
  • Acknowledgements 74
  • 5 Specialization and Systems Integration 78
  • References 89
  • Part II Theoretical and Conceptual Perspectives on Systems Integration 93
  • References 110
  • 7 Corporate Strategy and Systems Integration Capabilities 114
  • References 130
  • 8 The Role of Technical Standards in Coordinating the Division of Labour in Complex System Industries 133
  • References 150
  • 9 The Cognitive Basis of Systems Integration 152
  • References 171
  • 10 Towards a Dynamics of Modularity 174
  • References 196
  • Part III Competitive Advantage and Systems Integration 199
  • 11 The Geography of Systems Integration 201
  • References 226
  • 12 Modularity and Outsourcing 229
  • Acknowledgement 251
  • Acknowledgement 275
  • References 276
  • 14 Systems Integration in the Us Defence Industry 279
  • Acknowledgement 302
  • References 304
  • 15 Changing Boundaries of Innovation Systems 307
  • References 330
  • 16 Integrated Solutions 333
  • Acknowledgement 365
  • References 367
  • Index 369
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