Posts Tagged ‘change management’

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Feeling Stuck in Your Digital Transformation? Start with Empathy and Dumplings

As organizations continue daily adjustments in response to pandemic-related market shifts and customer expectations, existing internal alignment challenges compound. The compounded alignment challenges multiply when digital strategy transformation activities are layered on. This perfect storm results in clients asking how they can get their teams unstuck, aligned, and moving again. I’ve started answering the question […]

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Association of Change Management Practitioners Features David Chapman on COVID-19

The Association of Change Management Practitioners (ACMP) recently featured David Chapman, Chief Strategist of Organizational Change Management (OCM), in a blog post. David points out that current conditions call for new approaches to user enablement and that historic change management playbooks will likely not be effective. In this new reality, leadership concerns range from project […]

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[Video] Is Your Company Equipped to Work From Home?

Change is inevitable. Sometimes the change is by our own accord, and other times change is thrust upon us. The current COVID-19 pandemic uncovered many challenges organizations have with enabling and supporting remote work. While how we work—how we collaborate and communicate, in particular—has changed significantly, companies that didn’t already have the tools in place […]

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Remote Work During COVID-19 With Microsoft 365 – Here’s What You Need To Know

Considering the highly fluid COVID-19 (more commonly known as the Coronavirus) situation, businesses around the world are continuing to grapple with the impact it will have. What many are now learning is that digital has the power to help organizations not only respond quickly, but mitigate risk associated with disruption of normal business operations. No […]

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Managing Unexpected Change – 3 Quick Ways to Help Transition to Working Remotely

The rapidly occurring changes in people’s professional and personal lives during the COVID-19 crisis are not some that many were planning to make (and certainly not all at once). In organizations, change can cause stress to any worker, especially when it was not anticipated at all. The primary unexpected change impacting many employees today, which […]

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What If We Didn’t Call It Transformation?

Right before a new project kickoff, our client pulled me aside and said, “Don’t call it a transformation, that will just freak everyone out and we won’t get anything done.” Of course, the work IS a transformation initiative, but I understand her desire to reframe the effort to focus on the foundation for success rather […]

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3 Ways to Get Your Change Communications to Soak In

Water is a precious commodity that gives life to plants – just like the way that information and knowledge helps people learn and adapt during times of organizational change. The methods used to share and disseminate information and knowledge throughout the organization play a vital role in the success of the change initiative. If not […]

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Mentoring: The Vital 20 Percent in Individual Learning and Change

On December 16, 1675, scientists of the Royal Society gathered to hear Isaac Newton’s new latest theory on the properties of light. Robert Hooke, the Society’s Curator of Experiments was in the audience and proclaimed that the essence of Newton’s paper was already captured in Hooke’s published book and that Newton would benefit from additional […]

Tips for Getting Started with Application Modernization

Our previous post, Tackle Security Concerns for Application Modernization, addressed common security concerns and revealed a shift in this perspective. The final post in this series offers tips to secure buy in and make sure the change sticks. People are the linchpin to your company’s ability to quickly and easily modernize applications. Achieving success with […]

3 Best Practices for Driving User Engagement & Adoption of Microsoft Teams

More than many other applications, and specifically, more than the other Microsoft tools, implementing Microsoft Teams is a bigger challenge people-wise than technology-wise. Sure, there are absolutely technical aspects for an implementation that should not be taken lightly, including configuration, file migration, and security, to name a few, but frankly, and with no disrespect to […]

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Secure Adoption for the Long Term Change Management Initiative

My previous blog dives into the different training styles in change management initiatives. In the final blog of this series, I analyze adoption and change management implementations for long-term success. There’s an adage that says, “No one likes change.” I’d like to add to that, “Even change managers don’t like change.” As humans, we’re naturally […]

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Why a Transformation Roadmap is a Necessity

In our previous blog post, Create Your Transformation Roadmap for Application Modernization, we looked at what a transformation roadmap typically includes with regard to app modernization. In this blog, we’ll examine the importance of transformation roadmaps, what they include, and the process of creating one. Why is creating a transformation roadmap so important? At its […]

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