Inquiry Response: Where Should Informatics Reside?
We have a new advanced informatics and analytics group. We’ve been asked to focus on informatics. Should informatics and data engineering be centralized within analytics, housed under IS/IT, or be its own group? How should we define ourselves?
THE BIG IDEAS:
- Team separation
- Functional separation
- The people side of it
Separating informatics completely from the analytics side rarely succeeds because of the communication lag problem between the two teams, even if they’re sitting next