Here is interesting writeup that I find eerily accurate:
In most organizations, the human resources of bioinformatics are a regular source of tension. Unless you’re particularly lucky, you can be plagued by politics, illogical decision making, disappointment, and low productivity.
The Bioinformatics Core: In this setup, some mix of informatics analysts and developers are put together under a common organization that then distributes their time to affiliated laboratories. But this never works the way people expect it to. Informatics does not fit the core facility mold