The full value potential of implementing Integrated Operations on the NCS is estimated to $42 billion. In order to harvest this full potential we argue that a balanced integration of people, technology and organization (PTO) is necessary. Our focus is on the people and organisation aspects; what characterizes teamwork and collaboration in the new IO arenas; and, composition of teams and team performance.

IO represents a set of new work forms, and we argue that collaboration and team work are fundamental aspects in this new reality. Hence, we have used Dr. M. Belbin and his theories on roles and team composition to show how to design and develop good teams.

Our observations and findings indicates that it is important with continuously focus on the people and organizational aspects in order to harvest the full potentials from Integrated Operations. However, this focus must be balanced with technology in order achieve the most optimal work processes, which will give all parties safer and better decisions faster, and contribute to added value.

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