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Best Practices to Optimize Your Global Commercial IT Organization Strategy in Life Science

Published: 03 October 2016

ID: G00314306

Analyst(s): Stephen Davies


Life science CIOs endure the globalization pendulum in commercial IT between independent, country-level IT teams and complex global and multidisciplinary organizations. Use these best practices to optimize relationships between business functions and IT, increase agility, and deliver value.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Build a Global IT Governance Model With an Integrated Stakeholder Communication Plan
  • Leverage Bimodal to Optimize Commercial IT Performance
  • Ensure IT Can Deliver Technology Solutions at the Country, Region and Business Unit Levels to Meet Diverse Sales and Marketing Needs

Case Studies

  • Case Study 1 — Bimodal Approach at a Global Pharma Company

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