If you went to any GIS conference at the last quarter of 2016 you might have heard about the upcoming Solutions Deployment Tool from Esri. This tool has been out and released since mid-January. I think it is an application that will change how organizations deploy these solutions.
Here's the Video:
Yes, it's a game changer. Why? The tool doesn't care about where your database resides. OR even IF you have the "Correct Data" that supports the soltion. It creates feature classes where ever your portal lives and however your managed or registered databases fit into your organization do not affect you getting the solution.
What do you think?