TECH BUYER Jun 2021 - IDC Perspective - Doc # US47918421

IT Organizational Design: Supporting Venture-Oriented Teams

By: Joseph C. PucciarelliGroup Vice President & IT Executive Advisor, Alizabeth CalderResearch Adjunct Advisor

Table of Contents

Executive Snapshot

Figure: Executive Snapshot: IT Organizational Design — Supporting Venture-Oriented Teams

Situation Overview

Comparing Traditional and Venture-Funded Models

Challenges of Venture-Oriented Organizations

Qualities of a Venture Orientation

A Venture Orientation in Biopharmaceuticals Driven by Innovation

A Federated Model for a Biopharmaceutical's Venture-Aligned IT Organization

Figure: Starting with a Small Core Team

Figure: Early Development Toward the Decentralized Team

Figure: The Evolution of the Decentralized Team Structure as the Business Grows

Figure: The Federated Model

Critical Insights

Start with a Focus on Resources and Capabilities

Enable Success Through Well-Built Guardrails

Advice for Technology Leaders


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