Government IT: Take a Collaborative Approach to Change Management


It’s in the nature of large organizations to change, whether they’re trying to make a profit or serving a government in the public sector. In fact, the average organization has experienced five big changes in the past three years, according to CEB data.

Ringing down the curtain on change management theater

Forrester IT

Change Management is a hot topic lately on my social media channels. Like my friend Jon Hall , I also am a long time veteran of the classic Change Advisory Board (CAB) process. As a process symbolizing traditional IT service management and the ITIL framework, it's under increasing pressure to modernize in response to Agile and DevOps trends. This was the topic of my most recent research, " Change Management: Let's Get Back to Basics. " change management.

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GDPR about change management, says startup DPO

Computer Weekly

There are threats and risks associated with the GDPR, but one data protection officer believes organisations should focus on the business opportunities instead

Changing Change Management in Government IT


For government employees this can include navigating an administration transition , implementing a new policy, or adapting the organization in the face of funding changes. Traditionally, organizations approach change management from the top down.

3 Questions CIOs Should Ask Before Reorganizing IT


How will “machines as partners” change work? Blog Change Management Corporate IT Information Technology Manage Your People Organize the Function

Corporate IT: 5 Steps to Building an IT Integration Plan


For larger deals, a core IT integration team can manage the integration program, while a larger extended team can become involved as needed. Although 2015 was a record year for M&A activity , the heat is now starting to flow out of the market a little.

IT Infrastructure: A Better Way to Communicate Your Cloud Strategy


As IT teams reinvent themselves to support corporate digitalization , one important task is explaining the benefits of cloud computing to all relevant colleagues, from the CFO to a corporate lawyer to a product manager. the ones that can be managed and mitigated).

Corporate IT: The Four Barriers that Hinder Digitization in Your Firm


While being a fairly nebulous term, digitization has changed and is changing companies beyond recognition. Unsurprisingly, this has also changed how those in the IT department do their jobs as well.

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Corporate IT: The Five Types of Support Your Teams Need for IT Transformation


Despite this, many teams still take a project-by-project approach to managing it all. They make significant investments in consulting and training for individual initiatives that must be repeated for each additional change.

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Government IT: How to Prepare for the New Administration


It’s unlikely that all government IT organizations are ready for the changes this “takeover” will bring. The traditional approach to managing administration transitions focuses on the political appointees in an office, such as the the CIO or Deputy Secretary, for example.

How OPM Could Have Avoided the Data Breach


Recently, a data breach at the Office of Personnel Management ( OPM ) demonstrated once again the vulnerability of data and how even when an organization has seemingly deployed the right tools, security holes can be exploited to gain access to highly sensitive information. Change management will be key, and can reduce the risk of existing holes, while ensuring changes don’t introduce new ones.

“Digital” Transformation

Eric D. Brown

Digital transformation is nothing special olr new…its just another change that companies have to undergo to remain competitive. They key for ensuring a successful transformation of any kind is proper change management.

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Raritan’s Latest DCIM Release Automates Change Management, Adds Capacity Map

Data Center Knowledge

Vendor tightens pitch for two most important DCIM uses: capacity and change management. Management Read More.

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. Here are five aspects of Change Management. The attitudinal aspect: Remember change management is a gradual process.

The Organizational Autonomy and Digital Transformation

Future of CIO

Self-adaptive: Digital is all about the exponential growth of information and rapid speed of changes. The business responsiveness and changeability based on self-adaptation is the capability to adapt to the change and make "conscious" business choices seamlessly.

The Psychological Insight of Change Management

Future of CIO

If you have a good change strategy in place, gain the psychological insight of change management, with adaptability to change, you can ride above the change curve. Change is inevitable, people are the very reason to change and the center of change.

Business Change Management Using Weak Signals

CIO Dashboard

A Fortune 500 company embarks on an ambitious program to implement a Master Data Management solution. With all of the talk of business change management over the years, does anyone even know what it means or how to do it? How Can Project Managers Detect Weak Signals?

CW500 video interview: Yiannis Pavlosoglou, UBS

Computer Weekly

UBS' strategic change manager for operational resilience speaks to Computer Weekly about the lessons learnt from the latest cyber attacks

It Is Impossible to Manage Infrastructure Manually

Forrester IT

At a core level is configuration management: tools that ensure infrastructure is configured in a consistent, reliable way. Read more Categories: change management. configuration management. systems management.

IT Applications: Four Roles for Business Analysts to Play on Agile Projects


But as applications teams start using the Agile approach to software development more and more, and as that changes the way all of IT need to work together , applications managers have had to think hard about how to help business analysts (BAs) work within this new process.


When Executives Refuse to Invest in Organizational Change Management

IT Toolbox

Organizational change management has always been a pretty nebulous term. At best, it can be perceived as touchy feel-y. At worst, it can be viewed as an expendable nice-to-have that can be cut from a project at any given time

How IT can work alongside marketing to deliver on digital expectations

Computer Weekly

A recent digital customer experience summit hosted by Adobe has highlighted the link between IT, in-house talent development and change management

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Manage Change as Continuum not Conundrum

Future of CIO

Nowadays, change happens nonlinearly with increasing pace. Organizations shouldn’t just respond to them in a reactive way or perceive change as a conundrum. There are full emotion cycles behind changes, and it is the mixed bag of positive emotions and negative emotions.

The Influential CIO

Lundberg Media

Change Management CIO Communication Leadership business technology change influence persuasion This article is based on my Persuasive Communication and Influence workshop. The CIO role spans and must influence all parts of an organization without directly controlling them.

Three Levels of Change Curves

Future of CIO

If you make change part of your routine, then change becomes easier to deal with. Either at the individual or organizational level, change is a differentiated capability to thrive in the digital era. Change is not always going smoothly, there are bumps and curves on the way.

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.

How to Survive in a World of Constant Change

Lundberg Media

Change Management Leadership business transformation change management CIO magazine Edgar Schein Jack Welch learning culture neuroscience organizational culture William Bridges 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. During that time, every day brought new challenges, frustrations, discoveries, joy and despair.

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Government IT: ‘Modernization’ Has Too Many Meanings to be Useful


However, as with so much in business and management , just because people are using the same word doesn’t mean they’re talking about the same thing. The differences between these three cases go beyond the scope of the change or the level of effort required. Those running government IT teams in the US generally agree that the IT “ecosystem” is dangerously out of date.

Seven Keys for Driving ERP Adoption

IT Toolbox

Organizational change management is one of the most important success factors for a new ERP implementation, according to a recent study conducted by Panorama Consulting ERP systems are more powerful than ever, but that only matters if employees are using them.

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Setting Digital Mantras for Accelerating Digital Transformation

Future of CIO

Further, people normally 'close' the boundaries of the system, so that less energy is transferred and, therefore, the fewer changes happen in the system, the business gets stuck somehow at the lower or middle level of the maturity, and people face difficulty to move out of the comfort zone.

The Self-Renewal Digital Organization

Future of CIO

Digital organizations have to adapt to the continuous changes and are able to reconfigure the organizational structure and change their own behaviors for its adaptation to environmental changes and business dynamic. Successful culture change helps people become who they are.

Digital Organizational Design vs. Business Changeability

Future of CIO

The very characteristics of digital are the increasing speed of change and hyper connectivity. Self-adaptation is faster if made with the full involvement of people in organizational change, without just making "big plans" or "blueprint,” but starting from relations between people.

Government IT: 4 Steps to a Smooth Leadership Transition


How Change Costs You Millions. New leadership brings new perspectives and opportunities, but change is never easy for employees at any level. In fact, change-stressed employees experience, on average, a 5% decrease in performance , according to CEB data.