Coordination Models

Types of coordination models1:

  • Centralized: used for global problems where you need to coordinate the entire system
  • role-based: coordination models for specific functions.
  • team


  • Product Strategy
  • Standards
  • Tenets
  • Goal Frameworks
  • Metrics
  • Centralized/decentralized prioritization


  • Program manager: a role that runs projects
  • Integrator: a role that solicits information from a broad variety of sources and synthesizes them into prioritization and plans
  • Controller: A role that has explicit authority to demand behavior in a particular arena.
  • Standard Definer:


Jade Rubick. Coordination models - tools for getting groups to work well together. at (2021).