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. It almost seems medieval: a weekly or bi-weekly meeting of all-powerful IT leaders and senior engineers, holding court like royalty of old, hearing the supplications of the assembled peasants seeking various favors. In that report, I cover the fundamental reasons for the Change process.

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. Change Management Digital Pitfalls

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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.

Three Systematic Perspectives of Change Management

Future of CIO

Change is inevitable with increasing pace. Change Management shouldn’t be just some random business initiatives, it has to fix the imbalance in the key business elements such as people, process, and technology for running a holistic digital organization. It’s important to leverage system principles and take a holistic approach to manage Change effortlessly. It is time to change. Organizations need to take systematic steps in Digital Change Management.

Twelve Change Management Insight

Future of CIO

Awareness is the first step of CHANGE MANAGEMENT, start from the mindset level. Change is inevitable, organizational change has become a common practice within an organization and across the industries, but too often changes are made as a reaction to outer impulses, crisis, and demands. This is the bureaucracy’s way of meeting the challenges. People change for a reason, it is a mind which manipulates the reasoning and logic behind the change.

Three Aspects of Change Management

Future of CIO

Change Management is not a one-time project, but an ongoing business capability. Change Management has a very wide scope and is a relatively new area of expertise: There seem to be areas of expertise around personal change, organizational change, project change, IT/technical change and some others. Good practice of organization/people change should be a full lifecycle approach, not a tag on at the end.

Take a Logical Scenario to Drive IT Change Management

Future of CIO

Digital transformation isn’t just an extension of continuous improvement of the current business, but a quantum leap with radical change. Due to the exponential growth of information and “disruptive power” of digital technologies, IT needs to become a “Change Department” because it is in a unique position to manage business information and capture the oversight of the business. IT resource is limited, resource allocation is critical to IT management prioritization.

Three-Step Change Management Scenario

Future of CIO

Organizations large or small are on the journey of digital transformation, however, there are always cultural frictions to changes. Usually, there is a failure to have a discussion at all levels of the organization on the following three questions before getting into the details: 1) Are we willing to change? 2) At what rate are we willing to change? 3) What is the reward for embarking on a process of change? Step 2: Buy-in The successful change requires buy-in.

How to Deal With Change Management Conundrum

Future of CIO

A changeable organization is to creating organizations where change is the norm and happens the whole time. Change is inevitable, and the speed of changes is increasing. Change can be a somewhat mechanical implementation of new or different ways to doing something while the transformation is more likely to be a sweeping approach to altering a culture, or parts of it, possibly even to parts of its ecosystem, to embrace such as change and help it become self-perpetuating.

Three Tipping Points of Change Management

Future of CIO

The good moment to change is when the top senses the urgency and the bottom feels the pain. Change is inevitable, and the speed of change is increasing. However, change is difficult, more than two-thirds of change efforts fail to achieve the expected results. What’s the tipping point of Change Management in your organizations? How to ride above the learning curve and manage changes effectively? Change Management

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.

The Monthly “Change Insight” Book Tuning: Nonlinearity & Change Management Aug. 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. This is the bureaucracy’s way of meeting the challenges. 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 up-going change continuum.

The Monthly “Change Insight” Book Tuning: The Multifaceted Change Management July 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. This is the bureaucracy’s way of meeting the challenges. 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.

The Monthly “Change Insight” Book Tuning: The Multitude of Change Management Apr. 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. This is the bureaucracy’s way of meeting the challenges. 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. Change Management Sum U

The Monthly “Change Insight” Book Tuning: Senior Executive Sponsorship in Change Management June 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. This is the bureaucracy’s way of meeting the challenges. 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.

Embedding Creativity in Change Management

Future of CIO

The change shall not always be stressful and reactive; make it as fun & proactive as possible. Too often changes are made as a reaction to outer impulses, crisis, and demands. This is the bureaucracy’s way of meeting the challenges. So in order to make change both proactive and sustainable, shall you or how to embed creative mechanism in change management. Creativity is key to satisfying these agendas and achieving the benefits of the change.

Five Barriers to Change Management Success

Future of CIO

Managing change is no longer a one-time project, but an ongoing business capability. Change is inevitable, and organizational change becomes a common practice within an organization, but more than two-thirds of change effort fails to achieve the expected results. What’re the barriers to cause the change failures, and how to make Change Management tangible rather than fluffy? All changes require a cooling period.

Change Management Success is not Accidental, but a Capability

Future of CIO

The real key to change management is the internal process humans go through in transition. Change is inevitable, and the speed of change is increasing as well. T oo often changes are made as a reaction to outer impulses, crisis, and demands. This is the bureaucracy’s way of meeting the challenges. Unfortunately, more than two-thirds of Change Management fail to achieve expectations. So is Change Management success accidental?

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. Now the phenomenon of digital is reaching the inflection point, yet we are entering an even more rapid and extensive period of change. As every successful change program or the business transformation should follow the 'Golden Circle' starting with the WHY?

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. This is the bureaucracy’s way of meeting the challenges. 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.

The Monthly “Change Insight” Book Tuning: Digital Change Management Scenario Aug. 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. This is the bureaucracy’s way of meeting the challenges. 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. Change Management Sum U

Top Three Challenges in Change Management

Future of CIO

Change capability is one of the strategic capabilities which underpin successful execution. The pace of change is accelerated, enterprise agility –the ability to adapt to the change is becoming a key factor in driving business success and gaining the long-term competitive advantage. But how do you build an organizational change management capability? Communication Management : Explain what change management is and how you measure a successful change approach.

The Monthly “Change Insight” Book Tuning: Change Management Cycles and Maturity 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. This is the bureaucracy’s way of meeting the challenges.

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. This is the bureaucracy’s way of meeting the challenges. 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. Change Management Sum U

The Monthly “Change Insight” Book Tuning: The “Five Crucial Points” in Change Management July, 2017

Future of CIO

The successful businesses are the ones that have learned WHEN change is called for and decide WHAT to change, and HOW to change effectively. 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. This is the bureaucracy’s way of meeting the challenges. Change is inevitable, and the speed of change is increasing.

The Monthly “Change Insight” Book Tuning: Multidimensional Change Management Nov. 2017

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. This is the bureaucracy’s way of meeting the challenges. 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. Five Change Insight ?

Digital Master Tuning #109: Change Management in Digital Transformation

Future of CIO

There is a particular mix, of the many things needed to effectively achieve change. Digital means the increasing speed of changes, hyperconnectivity, and always-on businesses. And digital transformation is the leapfrogging from the accumulated changes, so how to manage changes more effectively? Anyone repeating the 70% failure rate for change programs should immediately arouse some suspicion. No change can be forced, let it unfold.

Man Meets Machine: Managing the Digital Workforce

Information Week

It is critical for businesses to design a framework in which their digital workforce will thrive, while pairing it with smart change management and governance approaches

The Monthly “Change Insight” Book Tuning: The Psychology behind Change Dec. 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. This is the bureaucracy’s way of meeting the challenges. Change Management Sum UP

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. This is the bureaucracy’s way of meeting the challenges. Change Management Sum UP

The Monthly “Change Insight” Book Tuning: Digital Organizations with High Changeability Apr. 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. This is the bureaucracy’s way of meeting the challenges. Change Management Sum UP

The Monthly “Change Insight” Book Tuning: Fine Tune Organizational Changeability 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. This is the bureaucracy’s way of meeting the challenges. 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 up-going change continuum.

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. This is the bureaucracy’s way of meeting the challenges.

The Monthly “Change Insight” Book Tuning: Digital Change & Planning Sep. 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. This is the bureaucracy’s way of meeting the challenges. 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. Change Management Sum U

The Monthly “Change Agent CIO” Book Tuning: Are Digital CIOs Well Rounded to lead Change Dec. 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. This is the bureaucracy’s way of meeting the challenges.

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. This is the bureaucracy’s way of meeting the challenges. 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. Change Management Sum U

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. This is the bureaucracy’s way of meeting the challenges. 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. Change Management Sum U

The Monthly “Change Agent CIO” Book Tuning: IT Enabled Change Scenario Apr. 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. This is the bureaucracy’s way of meeting the challenges. 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 Monthly “Change Insight” Book Tuning: Change Impact Assesment Feb. 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. This is the bureaucracy’s way of meeting the challenges. 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. How to Measure Changes ?

The Monthly “Change Insight” Book Tuning: The Digital Drivers of Changes Nov. 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. This is the bureaucracy’s way of meeting the challenges. 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. Change Management Sum U

The Monthly “Change Insight” Book Tuning: Change Practices and Mechanism Apr. 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. This is the bureaucracy’s way of meeting the challenges. 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. Change Management Sum U

The Monthly “Change Insight” Book Tuning: Manage Change in a Structural Way Dec. 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. This is the bureaucracy’s way of meeting the challenges. 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. Change Management Sum U

Mastering Changes from Multiple Dimensions

Future of CIO

The very characteristics of digital transformation is the increasing speed of change and hyperconnectivity. But change is difficult, and has very high rate. So, how to capture the signals of change readiness, how to improve change effectiveness, and how to manage and sustain change efforts multidimensionally? Psychological dimension: Change is supposed to happen, with high frequency and continuous digital disruptions.