IT is a department that exists in most organizations, regardless of the size, or at least within the ones that can afford it. It’s a department similar to HR and Finance in the sense that it touches all other departments. Unfortunately, the IT department is frequently overlooked in project planning. It’s also a department that’s valued when the individual’s issues are prioritized and quickly becomes the problem when projects are deprioritized. What’s the solution to this? We’ll explore that in this article. Is the Organization’s IT problem really a problem? Functional Teams Functional teams within an organization tend to focus