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  • Applying Change Management to Agile Processes

    What is the best way to integrate change activities into Agile processes? This is the answer we set out to address in this post.
  • Change Management Lessons from FLW (Front Line Workers)

    What did FLW and FLL (Front Line Leaders) do well from a “Managing Change” point of view during the pandemic? This post is admittedly a first look – we will come back to this in the near future.
  • Top 5 Success Indicators for Your Change Implementation Approach

    Without question a running debate when implementing change in an organization is what the antecedents of success are. Yes, you have to do things right, at the right time – which are the success factors of a change. But how do you know you have what you need to enable your organization to...
  • Revisiting The What and The How: Framing the agenda for change and transformation

    How many of us have led, participated, facilitated, or observed a group of business leaders in a process of articulating and defining an organization’s change agenda? And how often do we find agreeing, aligning, and articulating it relatively easily? In this note, we suggest that there are a...
  • Change Management Success Factors: is your business transformation change-ready?

    It’s been a year of unprecedented change. A lot of things had to be re-assessed in 2020. And they will surely change 3 years from now. But what are some things we learned through the Pandemic Year? We take a quick look at key contextual factors, review the emerging trends and outline...
  • Top 3 ways data analytics can improve your change management process

    Data analytics and the possibilities opening to organizations (via IoT (Internet of Things), ML (Machine Learning), AI (Artificial Intelligence), robotics & automation) have grown rapidly in the last few years. Organizations stand to benefit enormously. In the change management and...
  • Making sense of organizational resistance in change management implementation

    Organizational resistance in change implementation is experienced at the personal level – but is often the result of complex inter-actions with external “organizational” entities. Often it can be difficult – challenging, complex, frustrating, inconceivably ambiguous. And sustained resistance can...
  • Seizing Change Management Opportunities - Digitization and Digitalization

    Digitization. Digitalization. And Digital Transformation. Although many of us may have seen these terms before, the evidence continues to show, not many people are treating these terms as distinct from each other. And they really are vastly different from each other. And Change Management needs...
  • Implementation Kung Fu – Success strategies for Change Leadership Teams

    Of the many factors that contribute to successful implementation teams, there is one that enables success more than any other: alignment.
  • Doors of perception: Why Change Management is so well misunderstood

    The fact that CM exists today as a field – still – after 60+ years of organizational application – including the fact that it still has mixed results, only adds to its mystery. If you use something for that long and the outcomes aren’t improving, wouldn’t you wonder at its applicability or...
  • Change leadership: Top 5 capabilities to successfully deliver change management

    Successful change starts at the top. In this note top ranked leadership capabilities that correlate with successful change implementation are identified. Two perspectives are examined: first, which are the top ranked capabilities and second, when these are present, how organizations tend to...
  • Post-Covid Change Management priorities in the Digital age

    How do you think of the world – both your work world but also your personal world today vs Pre-Covid? How do you experience the world as changing? Differently than pre-COVID-19? And are the changes large or small, in comparison to before, in your opinion? These questions have different answers...
  • Change Leadership for this New Era

    In 1999 Cross, RL, Yan, A, & Louis, MR wrote about the move to virtual teams – and the need for what they called boundary management. Until then, nearly all teams were co-located. Even global teams were co-located in nodes. As we stand at the dawn of the completely virtual zoom-for-everything...
  • Going Agile: An approach to Change Management

    Decision gates (DG) are useful ways to manage large projects in timely, recurring phases. The trouble is, today almost all aspects of project decision-making are being impacted by technology. And technology, in particular software development, almost inevitably involves agile approaches. This...