At this point I would like to introduce the concept of ’business satellites’. I believe that the concept could be applied to organizations of almost any size and any description.
The business satellite concept will not be necessary for an organization that:
can honestly claim that its non-core functions are competitive now and will remain so in the future;
despite past changes which might have involved the releasing of middle management, they can justifiably claim that there is sufficient growth potential in its non-core functions to attract the best qualified staff;
can guarantee that the next technology project will be implemented in a competitive timeframe, at a competitive cost, will meet the targets set for it and will ...