3 Reasons Change Management Isn’t Just Communication and Training

Perficient - Digital Transformation

Change management is “just communication and training.” Just communication and training? I’ve worked in organizational change management for two decades. I’ll grant you that change managers spend nearly 80 percent of our time on any given project performing activities related to communication and training. This activity is critical to successful change management, and ultimately project success.

5 Common Change Management Mistakes to Avoid

Perficient - Digital Transformation

When companies implement new technologies or change existing processes, employees must be prepared to work in new and different ways. Without proper change management, disruption ensues at go-live. Change management isn’t easy. I have worked in the organizational change management field for two decades. Assuming change management is “just communication and training”. Putting off a change management plan.

4 Steps to Effective Change Management Communications

Perficient - Digital Transformation

I’m amazed at how often I get asked – and frankly argued with – about the amount of work that it takes to perform change management activities. Four steps to effective change management communications: . Only then, once we’ve made those changes, are we ready for distribution. The saying is truer today than ever, though those channels are changing, and attention spans are shorter. Be Prepared for Stakeholder Changes and Proper Training.

3 Reasons to Start Change Management Work Early

Perficient - Digital Transformation

Companies tend to attack projects much like #3 when it comes to change management. However, change management is a key ingredient when it comes to achieving success. Three reasons to start change management work early: 1. Only then will they choose to jump on board, resulting in them actually looking for, reading and paying attention to the communications that come from the project team, and going to training AND absorbing the content.

Change Management from Buy-in to Enrollment

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. Leadership is an important success factor in managing changes, from buy-in to enrollment, how deep should leaders involve in?

What’s the Top One Key Factor in Change Management

Future of CIO

Change Management is no longer just a one-time project, but an ongoing and innate business capability. The speed of business change is accelerating, but more than two-thirds of change management effort fail to achieve the expected result. Change Management

The Secret Ingredient to Digitally Transforming Your Business

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Be supportive, yet empathetic – “You need [the ability] to manage people, make them feel appreciated and valued, and that you have their back. Bringing digital transformation to life involves an entire company supporting the changes to be made. Getting Your People to Embrace Change.

Three Dimensions of Changes for Tuning a Digital Organization

Future of CIO

The very nature of digital is about change, and change is multifaceted with increasing speed and velocity. People change: People are always the center of changes. Process change: Change is an ongoing business capability which is underpinned by processes.

Clarify Change and Digitalization through Inquiries

Future of CIO

They have to adapt to the ever-changing environment and make consistent improvement. It is nevertheless true that the change itself has become unpredictable and evolutionary as it was done even a decade ago. WHO are top influential change sponsors?

How To Set Up a New Salesforce Org

Perficient - Digital Transformation

Salesforce Trailhead is an incredible resource for training. Sandboxes are where you will test your changes and write your code before moving it into your production (live) environment in the future. Have a New Salesforce Org?

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Cones of Uncertainty and Certainty and Organizational Change

Perficient - Digital Transformation

“How will the change affect me personally?” ” This is the first question that people want answered as soon as they learn about upcoming plans for a large organizational change.

EITAGlobal and Cloud Expert Kevin L. Jackson Team To Deliver Business Focused Cloud Computing Training

Cloud Musings

Today I am announcing my partnership with EITAGlobal to produce and deliver a series of business focused training webinars on cloud computing. Their strategy delivers effective and relevant training to IT professionals via three delivery options - Live Webinars, Recorded Webinars and In-person Seminars. Critical aspects of business process redesign and organizational change management will be covered as well.

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. How to leverage change practices and the mechanism to improve Change Management success rate?

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

CEB IT

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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CIOs as “Chief Insight Officer”: Do you Have “Appreciative Eyes”

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Digital CIO is not a static management role, but a dynamic leadership role that needs to continually practice, experience, learn and adjust. Forward-looking businesses empower their CIOs to drive changes and digitalization. Change Management CIO Leadership Digital Master

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Running Digital IT with a Healthy Change Habit

Future of CIO

Digital is about change. Thus, in forward-looking organizations, IT has become synonymous with the change department. Change mindset: Change needs to start at the mindset level. So, there is a critical mindset that needs to change and that is the mindset of management.

CIOs as “Change Agents” How to Walk the Talk Effortlessly?

Future of CIO

Forward-thinking companies across the industries reinvent IT as the change organization. Do CIOs have the required mindset and skillset to drive change? Can they “walk the talk,” to lead change effortlessly? Many CIOs graduate from IT management where their job was to maintain.

Digital Change Pendulum, How Fast can it Swing?

Future of CIO

Digital means the increasing pace of changes. A changeable organization is to creating organizations where change is the norm and happens the whole time thereby delivering faster and increasing market share. Transformative changes: Transformation is, "the company reinvented itself."

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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.

Cultivate Healthy Habits to Adapt to Changes

Future of CIO

It takes a lot of energy to break old habits and outdated thought processes, but change is happening at a more rapid pace. Change - big or small is inevitable. The change agent is not a title, but the game-changing mindset and the fine-tuned skillsets.

Riding Three Change Curves to Make a Leap of Digital Transformation

Future of CIO

Change is inevitable, with increasing speed. However, in today's work environment, it takes a lot of energy to break old habits, outdated thought processes, get out of the comfort zone, make change part of your routine, and ride three change curves to make a leap of digital transformation.

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.

Five Principles to Manage Changes

Future of CIO

The spirit of change comes from the top. What's the psychology behind the change? What would be a good way to empower change capabilities? And what are the principles to manage change, not as a one-time project, but as an ongoing capability?

Digital Master Tuning XXXV: How to Cultivate a Culture of Continuous Improvement

Future of CIO

Digital means change, learning is the only way to adapt to changes. Genuine buy-in is ever so critical to any change. No planned change or improvement can ever take place without the top leadership owning and leading the way.

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. If you do not get the organization trained and prepared before, the transformation probability of success decreases fast.

How to Measure Changes

Future of CIO

We can only manage what we measure. Is change so hard because it’s so hard to measure Changes? Change is a process with known/ controllable and unpredictable/unknowable variables. Change is ALWAYS happening around us at work and outside work.

Digital Master Tuning XXXVIII: Do People Like or Hate Change?

Future of CIO

The challenge for change leaders is to ensure any change is presented in a way that the end users understand it in terms of "what's in it for me." The person with change inertia is adverse to any change and want to continue with same old routine.

Defining IT Business Management

Future of CIO

If we were to extend this to "IT Business Management for the Business," it would help emphasize that IT is not a business in its own right, rather a business whose purpose is to enable the core business or drive business growth. Change Management IT Transformation

Three Roadblocks in Digital Transformation

Future of CIO

Business will be more successful when they realize that one of their greatest strengths will be their change capability. Transformation is to change the “nature” of something. Transformational change involves a complete end to end change, including organizational culture.

Does your Organization Have Too Many Business Initiatives

Future of CIO

Modern businesses can often get trapped into "buyness," overwhelmed with too many projects or change initiatives, and overloaded with the operation and short-term business concerns, what are the root causes of such symptoms, and how to overcome these challenges?

The Insight about Quality Management

Future of CIO

But it takes people to make a dream a reality" ~Walt Disney Quality management ensures that an organization, product or service is consistent. Quality management is focused not only on product and service quality but also the means to achieve it.

Digital Master Tuning #83: Is Digital Disruption the Ultimate Motivation to Change

Future of CIO

With the change, it comes with new innovations. The digital shift can be disruptive, but it can also be from smaller, "tipping point" changes. Ultimately, is digital disruption the business motivation to change? Change is inevitable, but we must know how far to bend.

From a “Surviving CIO” to a Thriving CIO

Future of CIO

Due to the changing nature of technology, CIOs and IT seem to be always in the hot seat to adapt to the change. For the CIO, that simply means being a proper "C-level" leader and a tactical manager to keep IT running flawlessly at the prevailing level of sophistication.