ValueBlue, which develops software to support business transformation, lands $11M

Venture Beast

ValueBlue, a company developing change management software for enterprises, has raised $11 million in a venture funding round. Read More.

The Pitfalls of Change Management

Future of CIO

Change is continuously happening and spiraling up in such a dynamic business environment, it is nevertheless true that change itself has become unpredictable and evolutionary. Here are some root causes of Change Management failures.

Insiders

Sign Up for our Newsletter

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Five Aspects of Change Management

Future of CIO

Change Management can become more successful with people at the core of change, the cause of changes, and the purpose of change. Change management is the overarching umbrella that encompasses extensive business planning, empathetic communications, and discovery of concerns/objections / potential points of failure, developing a shared vision, addressing fears and resistance, communicating valid and compelling reasons for cooperation.

Change Management Steering Instruments and Methodologies

Future of CIO

Change is the new normal with increasing pace. It is nevertheless true that change itself has become unpredictable and evolutionary. If you are not clear on why you are changing or If change is implemented with no clarity then you are doing a change just for change's sake.

Change Management Bottlenecks

Future of CIO

Change is the new normal, in fact, the speed of change is increasing. To put simply, change itself changes. Digital ecosystem has become more complex and dynamic, Change Management also turns to be more complex, and there is no magic formula to follow. That’s perhaps part of reasons why the failure rate of Change Management is so stubbornly high. The perils of Change Management can waste a lot of resources and cause a lot of pains.

The 21st Century Business Transformational Capabilities

Future of CIO

In today’s business dynamic, the enterprise consists of a set of capabilities that are fundamental building blocks in digital transformations with which companies can transform business models, operational processes, and customer experiences to reach high-level business maturity.

Three Barriers in Change Management

Future of CIO

Change is inevitable, and the speed of change is increasing. How capable the business is handling change would directly impact on the business competency. However, there is a high failure rate of Change Management statistically. What are the big barriers and how to craft change as an ongoing capability? Lack of effective change leadership is no doubt one of the root-causes to fail change efforts.

Five Stages in Change Management

Future of CIO

Change Management is no longer just a one-time project, but an ongoing, multi-faceted digital capability. Digital is all about changes, and change is multi-faceted with increasing speed and velocity. So how to manage change effectively? Change has different scopes and effects, from small changes such as software updating, business process tuning; to radical changes such as culture innovation, or big-bang changes such as radical digital transformation.

Three Characteristics of Digital Change Management

Future of CIO

Businesses will be more successful when they realize that one of their greatest strengths will be their change capability. Thanks for the powerful digital technologies and exponential growth of information, the speed of change is increasing for opening the next chapter of digital evolution. Even change itself changes, and digital ecosystem has become more complex and dynamic. Innovation is change, though not every change can be categorized into innovation.

The Key Factors in Organizational Change Management

Future of CIO

Organizational change management has a strong role in business transformation, benefits realization, and strategy execution. With change becomes the new normal, and the speed of change is accelerating at digital age, Change Management also turns to be strategically important in today’s organization, it is no longer just a one-time project, but an ongoing business capability. What is the expectation from change management? -If

Three Steps in Change Management Scenario

Future of CIO

Change Management can become more successful with people at the core of change, the cause of changes, and the purpose of change. CIOs as change agents: What’re your logical steps in Change Management scenario? Psychology readiness behind the changes: The CIO as a change agent not only touches his/her own function but also needs to make an influence on an entire organization and business ecosystem.

Navigate Changes through “5W + 1 H” Change Management Framework

Future of CIO

Change is a volatile subject, just like change itself. Everything changes continuously by following the laws of evolution, and the rate of change is accelerated. A changeable organization is to creating organizations where change is the norm and happens all the time, thereby delivering faster and increasing market share. The successful businesses are the ones that have learned WHEN change is called for and how to decide WHAT to change.

Three Big “WHAT”s in Change Management

Future of CIO

Changes at any level within an organization (individual, team or organization) or across business ecosystem require intent. Everything changes continuously and the rate of change is accelerated. Change is no longer just a one-time initiative, but an ongoing capability. Change capability is one of the strategic capabilities which underpin successful execution and move the organization from efficiency, effectiveness to agility and maturity.

Three Key Steps in Driving Business Transformation

Future of CIO

A systematic transformation takes the step-wise scenario and going from decision right to design attitude. The speed of change is accelerated, the large-scale transformation initiatives have become a fact of life at major corporations, and their success or failure often means the key difference between long-term success and underperformance. In most cases, the business expectations were not articulated effectively in the first place.

Three Aspects of Business Transformation

Future of CIO

Business strategy has to drive transformation. There are too many organizations with transformation programs that are not driven by strategy. So they end up being silo transformations with no systems thinking applied. How to manage a successful business transformation, such as digitalization or globalization, here are three aspects. 1 Two Significant Factors There are two significant factors behind successful organizational changes.

The Golden Circle of IT Change Management and Digital Transformation

Future of CIO

Organizations can make a perfect golden circle of business change and digital transformation via aligning critical business elements with the overall commitment to the arrival point. The digital transformation is a long evolutionary journey for organizations large or small today. Now the phenomenon of digital is reaching the inflection point, yet we are entering an even more rapid and extensive period of change.

The Monthly “Change Agent CIO” Book Tuning: Take a Logical Scenario to Drive IT Change Management Oct. 2019

Future of CIO

Change is inevitable, organizational change has become a common practice within an organization, but too often changes are made as a reaction to outer impulses, crisis, and demands. A digital transformation is achieved via dynamic Strategy-Execution-Change life cycle management, though it is not all linear steps, but an iterative, ongoing and upgoing change continuum. Running IT as the Change Engine of the Digital Business Digital is about change.

How Much do Senior Leaders need to support Change Management

Future of CIO

With proactive support and full engagement of top leaders, Change Management can become an enjoyable voyage to discover the new landscape of business. Change is a volatile subject, just like change itself. Everything changes continuously by following the laws of evolution, and the rate of change is accelerated. Corporate change can be a simple modification of strategy, a business process improvement or a more radical digital transformation.

The Monthly “Change Insight” Book Tuning: The Multifaceted Change Management July 2018

Future of CIO

Change is inevitable, organizational change has become a common practice within an organization, but too often changes are made as a reaction to outer impulses, crisis, and demands. A digital transformation is achieved via dynamic Strategy-Execution-Change lifecycle management, though it is not all linear steps, but an iterative, ongoing and upgoing change continuum. The Multifaceted Change Management Walk, Talk, and Make a Leap of Digitalization

Digital Master Tunning #113: Three Aspects of Business Transformation

Future of CIO

Transformation is a leapfrogging change when the final result is not fully defined at the beginning of it and with the expectation to reach the next level of progression. The most difficult topic during transformation is managing uncertainty especially when you change many things: processes, culture, systems, and organization at the whole in the same time. Many change agents omit this “story gathering” process before embarking upon change initiatives.

Answers To An Agile FAQ: People Over Process

Forrester's Customer Insights

agile business transformation & organizational change management financial management organization organizational structure strategy & strategic planning Agile budgeting change management culture change digital transformation employee experience finance financial planningWhat Our Clients Tell Us All The Time.

Agile 29

Jump From Burning Platform To CX Transformation

Forrester's Customer Insights

And in Business, it’s the “burning platform.” It’s the idea that people’s behavior is changing and competitors are taking the leap while you stay “safe” on a crumbling cliff. age of the customer business transformation & organizational change management customer experience customer experience strategyIn Academia we called it “publish or perish.” In Marketing we called it #StayRelevant.

The Rise Of The Agile Employee

Forrester's Customer Insights

As their firms become more advanced in their digital journeys — embracing new technology and evolving their business models — the skills and talent they need to execute on that become […]. age of the customer business transformation & organizational change management competency & skills management digital business digital transformation employee engagement employee experience digital skills digital strategy future of work skills talent Talent Acqusition Talent Development

Agile 35

Empower Autonomous Teams To Accelerate Digital Delivery

Forrester's Customer Insights

business transformation & organizational change management digital business organization organizational structure digital leadershipThe need for speed has never been greater. Empowered customers are fickle. Big tech is disintermediating you. Disruptors lurk in the darkest corners of your markets, ready to rise kraken-like to swallow your floundering ship whole. Your prospects are bleak. A depressing way to end the week? Perhaps not.

Four Keys to Successful Change

Lundberg Media

Ever try to get someone to change the way they do something that they’ve been doing the same way for years? Change Management Communication How To Leadership business transformation change management David Rock Edgar Schein John Kotter neuroscience William Bridges Ever try to break one of your own habits? It’s not easy.

Media 76

FORRward: A Weekly Read For Tech And Marketing Execs

Forrester's Customer Insights

A Tech-Driven Transformation Payoff In The Face Of Food Quality Issues Chipotle is in the midst of a food quality turnaround and a digital business transformation payoff. The company has invested in technology-driven innovation and an adaptive model leveraging POS store systems, mobile ordering, food delivery (via DoorDash), and loyalty (a few months old and […].

What is Driving Digital Transformation Change?

Social, Agile and Transformation

After I posted my last 5 Minutes with @NYIke video on the #1 Reason Why Digital Transformation fail, a small discussion ensued on LinkedIn about transformation and change management. Is digital transformation a new name for business transformation?

Social 207

How to Survive in a World of Constant Change

Lundberg Media

About five years, ago, when I was still editor in chief at CIO, we began a major transformation from a print-centric media company to online. Change Management Leadership business transformation change management CIO magazine Edgar Schein Jack Welch learning culture neuroscience organizational culture William Bridges

Media 69

The Influential CIO Workshop

Lundberg Media

Change Management CIO Communication IT management Leadership business transformation change management influence persuasion persuasive communication Influence: the act or power of producing an effect without apparent exertion of force or direct exercise of command. For most CIOs and their teams, this is the only way to get things done. Here’s an excerpt from my Persuasive Communication and Influence workshop.

Media 48

Organizational Design Needs Deep-Rooted Change

Forrester's Customer Insights

Every day, executives lean in and light up when we describe the virtues of operating with true customer obsession, vowing to make a change. age of the customer business transformation & organizational change management customer experience digital business digital transformation organization organizational structure

CYBER SECURITY TRANSFORMATION IS A THING, AND IT NEEDS PERSONAL AND RELENTLESS DRIVE

Forrester's Customer Insights

Cyber security transformation of course! I have also engaged peer CISOs doing terrific work transforming their firms’ security function and capabilities – I’ve always had […]. age of the customer business transformation & organizational change management chief information officer (CIO) culture cybersecurity digital transformation security & risk security operations & program governanceWell, it’s happening!

The Digital Organizations with High Changeability

Future of CIO

Change is the new normal with increasing paces. You have to define the change situation and the desired results before plowing into any effort, from measured progress to critical survival. Improvement is a form of change, change can also be leapfrogged into business transformation.

IT Enabled Change Scenario

Future of CIO

Due to the exponential growth of information and the “disruptive power” of digital technologies, organizations large or small are living in the digital sea today, they have to change with the "tide” all the time. Every change needs to have a noble business purpose.

The Monthly “Change Insight” Book Tuning: Running Business with High Changeability Feb. 2020

Future of CIO

Change is inevitable, organizational change has become a common practice within an organization, but too often changes are made as a reaction to outer impulses, crises, and demands. But change is difficult and has a very high failure rate. Change Management Sum UP

What Brought Me Back To Forrester: Our Market-Leading Engagement Around Emerging Technologies

Forrester's Customer Insights

It is such a pleasure to be back at Forrester, especially now when our firm is actively embracing and helping you, our customers, leverage new technologies to innovate and differentiate your business. After three years leading technology strategy and market development for Microsoft Azure and Equinix, what brought me back were three things: The value […].

The Monthly “Change Agent CIO” Book Tuning: Change Agent CIOs Mar. 2020

Future of CIO

Change is inevitable, organizational change has become a common practice within an organization, but too often changes are made as a reaction to outer impulses, crisis, and demands. Here is a set of change agent CIO profiles.

Overcome Barriers to Accelerate Transformative Changes

Future of CIO

The transformative change such as Digital Transformation, like the computer technology revolution itself, is a long journey on the bumpy road with ups and downs, risks and rewards. It is so much easier to look at what someone else may need to change than to look inward.

Running IT as the Change Engine of the Digital Business

Future of CIO

Digital is about change. IT is in a unique position because they can oversee the whole organizational processes and should have the program skills to implement digital transformation successfully. Thus, in forward-looking organizations, IT has become synonymous with the change department. Change Management needs to be the mechanism embedded in the multitude of IT management, in order to run IT as a change agent. Change is the vehicle.

The Monthly CIO Debates Collection & “Digital IT” Book Tuning: Is IT Viewed as an Inhibitor or the Driver of Change Mar. 2020

Future of CIO

Due to the changing nature of technology, IT leadership roles also continue to involve & shift the focus, to move up the maturity level. The proactive IT debates help IT leaders to brainstorm better ways to do things and improve management capabilities.

The Monthly “Change Insight” Book Tuning: How to Spot Your Change Champions May 2018

Future of CIO

Change is inevitable, organizational change has become a common practice within an organization, but too often changes are made as a reaction to outer impulses, crisis, and demands. A digital transformation is achieved via dynamic Strategy-Execution-Change lifecycle management, though it is not all linear steps, but an iterative, ongoing and upgoing change continuum. When you stop changing, you've already lost. How to Empower Change Agents?

The Monthly “100 Digital Pitfalls” Book Tuning: Overcoming the Variety of Business Inertia Sep. 2019

Future of CIO

We are in a time of tremendous change, the dawn of the digital age, the path to the next level of digital maturity, also in the era of confusion and information overload. Therefore, it’s critical to identify, understand, and avoid pitfalls, discover strategic and predictive pathways to change, increase confidence, position a brand and leverage resources to make the digital paradigm shift effortlessly. Change Management Digital Pitfalls Learning Lessons from Failures

The Monthly “Change Agent CIO” Book Tuning: IT Led Digital Transformation Sep. 2019

Future of CIO

Change is inevitable, organizational change has become a common practice within an organization, but too often changes are made as a reaction to outer impulses, crisis, and demands. A digital transformation is achieved via dynamic Strategy-Execution-Change lifecycle management, though it is not all linear steps, but an iterative, ongoing and upgoing change continuum. Here are three aspects of IT led digital transformation.

Driving Change with a Full Cycle of “Forming, Storming, Norming, Performing, and Transforming”

Future of CIO

The digital era upon us is all about the increasing pace of changes, technology-driven disruptions, with blurred functional, business, or industry territories. Going digital is about breaking down silos, apply the holistic digital management discipline to reach the next business growth cycle and expand organizational horizons for leaping up to the high level of business maturity. It’s import to form a change framework and take a systematic effort.