Problems occur when the network team, the application development group, and the business units do not effectively communicate. As a result, the network infrastructure may not be upgraded or tuned to meet new application service level demands. Cross-functional teams can resolve this problem, thereby saving valuable time and money – plus preventing needless user frustration.
This research note addresses the following areas:
- Developing the value proposition for a cross-functional team.
- General guidelines for setting up and managing the team.
- Specific actions for network infrastructure/application development teams.
Enterprises can improve network performance and the quality of their business applications by creating and effectively managing a network infrastructure/application development cross-functional team.