Integrating Structural IT Ambidexterity: A Multiple Case Study in

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Type
Inproceedings: an article in a conference proceedings.
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Title
Integrating Structural IT Ambidexterity: A Multiple Case Study in
Title of the conference
European Conference on Information Systems
Author(s)
Iho Satu, Missonier Stephanie
Organization
ECIS 2020
ISBN
978-1-7336325-1-5
Publication state
Published
Issued date
17/06/2020
Peer-reviewed
Oui
Language
english
Abstract
To enhance their capability for innovation, many established organizations are setting up IT units, referred to as agile IT, dedicated to exploring new technologies and the development of innovative solutions (IT exploration). These units may be structurally separated from the established IT function, referred to as traditional IT, which retains responsibility for the exploitation of the existing IT assets (IT exploitation). Pursuing IT exploration and IT exploitation with such separation is commonly referred to as structural IT ambidexterity. The two organizational units, agile IT and traditional IT, are differentiated in their objectives, management approaches, cultures and ways of working, but are however interdependent. With the features of differentiation and interdependence in mind, we draw on organizational literature to formulate five propositions relating to the integration of differentiated agile IT and traditional IT units whose …
Keywords
Innovation, ambidexterity, Agile IT, IT exploration, IT Exploitation, Collaboration
Funding(s)
Swiss National Science Foundation / Projects / 100018_176359
Create date
02/10/2020 12:47
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22/11/2021 7:38
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