How to Make a Change Management Plan

ProjectManager.com

A change management plan can be the difference between project success and failure. Jennifer Bridges, PMP, shows you how to create the right change management plan for your project. In Review – How to Make a Change Management Plan.

Change management helps when implementing risk responses

Kiron Bondale

A student in a project management class I taught shared the concern that it was very hard for her to get risk responses implemented. Acceptance is a risk response strategy, but project managers are not supposed to just report on accidents, they are expected to prevent them.

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How Change Management Fits Into Projects

Girl's Guide to PM

This article, How Change Management Fits Into Projects , first appeared on Girl's Guide to PM. Way back when I started managing projects, change management was a specific role in large organisations. Change Management has Changed.

How to Make Change Management Bearable For Everyone ?

Project-Management.pm

Change is normal and sometimes constant in every organization. It’s a process to enhance the organization’s performance, as well as paving the road to numerous opportunities such as changes in job roles, structure, and work system. With these changes come a set of process or approaches to take into account to ensure that changes benefit the organization. Hence, the need for Change Management. Change Management Is Not Easy as It Seems.

Is There Value in Integrating Change Management and Project Management?

Entry

Manage changes to projects or initiatives within an organization on both a technical and human level. Project management is the process of supervising a project team through a series of tasks that ultimately reach completion of a defined goal with a specified target date for completion.

What’s difference between project management and change management?

Moira Alexander

Project management involves the use of people, processes and methodologies to plan, initiate, execute, monitor and close activities. Change management, similar to project management, involves people, processes, and tools to effectively help organizations manage all the changes that occur, whether as a result of project initiatives, or other factors that might impact the business. Characteristics of Project Management.

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Overcoming Resistance to Change with Change Management

Strategy Execution | PMO Perspectives

Change management is one of the most challenging components of a project’s success, but having acceptance for the changes a project brings will help realise the benefits of the project. Resistance to Change. Returning to the purpose of the change and the overall vision.

Change Management in Project Management- An Ultimate Guide

ProProfs Project Management

Unexpected changes in project activities.’. This factor cannot be taken lightly because unplanned changes not only shift your priorities but also cause delays. That’s why change management in project management is deemed as a crucial element. Project Management

Change Management Plan Template - Sample and Example

Techno-PM

Projects are ALWAYS about Change Projects are a vehicle for change. In fact, it is not in vain that projects are sometimes also known as change initiatives! Projects need effective change management. Even worse, what if the change is not embraced and adopted?

Adopting Agile is an Exercise in Change Management

LiquidPlanner

Everyone is already Agile, and they don’t need a formal process like stand-ups, backlog grooming, sprint reviews or retrospectives. Everyone is using Agile as the buzzword to hide their lack of processes and continue to implement in a waterfall manner just in two week chunks.

10 Reasons the Change Management Process Fails (and How You Can Succeed)

Workzone

Over 70% of organizational change initiatives fail, but change itself isn’t the stumbling block. Change is common and natural, even inevitable. Organizational change happens every day as a matter of course. Successful change management starts with a sound strategy.

Lean Change Management – 4 Years Later

Agile Coach

A friend of mine asked me on twitter what my 3 main things I’ve learned teaching my Lean Change Agent workshops and what the main takeaways from attendees were. Context : it’s important to understand what triggered me to move away from agile, and into org change.

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Six Reasons Why Strategy Execution Goes Wrong And How To Recover

Strategy Execution | PMO Perspectives

In this article, we share six reasons why strategy execution might go wrong and how you can address them. First, strategic execution can fail because the work the business is doing does not take it closer to the strategy. Project Managers: Build Credibility. Manage Change.

PMO Leaders: Creating Executive Conversations that Convert

Keyedin

Convert your executive sponsors and leaders to staunch supporters of your PMO. We recently hosted a webinar titled “ Modern Capacity Planning – Putting the Strategy into Resource Management ” in which many attendees cited this problem as paramount in their organizations. The leadership perception issue, as we call it, usually comes in two forms: Executive sponsors do not possess top-level visibility.

PMO Leaders: Creating Executive Conversations that Convert

Keyedin

Convert your executive sponsors and leaders to staunch supporters of your PMO. We recently hosted a webinar titled “ Modern Capacity Planning – Putting the Strategy into Resource Management ” in which many attendees cited this problem as paramount in their organizations. The leadership perception issue, as we call it, usually comes in two forms: Executive sponsors do not possess top-level visibility.

10 Steps to Successful Process Governance

MavenLink

Consistency in execution and commitment to high quality of work are key success factors for every services business. Ensuring that all team members meet these standards can be difficult, but enforcing process consistency can make a huge difference. Start Improving Your Processes.

Change Management & Scrum: Gamification Perspective

Stepping Into Project Management

Introduction to Gamification I have been studying about Gamification for a while and after having been part of several change initiatives, I started appreciating how the game design concepts can be used for change initiation and management. Figure out who will lead the change?

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How To Do An Effective Project Selection Process?

Project-Management.pm

A stable and sturdy project management is one of the crucial factors to make a project process work. In the corporate world, an organization needs more than just top-notch tools and up to date process to bring the project to its full potential—it also needs a strong manpower, a human resource that has a particular set of skills and capabilities that will greatly contribute the entire organization. Such elements are geared toward changes and they are called business drivers.

Training

WorkOtter

Change management is a responsibility of the program manager. It is a role that is underappreciated, underutilized, and not performed well by some program managers. Change management is complex, and there is no cookbook recipe to apply.

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How to futureproof your PPM software selection process

EasyProjects

Effective Change Management. When you have to upgrade your solution, When you have to slow down operations to upgrade your project management solution, it can cause some disruptions due to retraining, changes in processes, and technical adjustments.

Beginner’s Guide to Project Management Process

iZenBridge

For Beginners, it is important to understand essential elements of Project Management. These are called constraints because, once fixed, we cannot change one of these elements without changing at least one of the others, may be two or may be all of them. Executing.

Why You Should Use Neuroscience to Master Change Management

Wrike

Managing a project for the first time can be overwhelming. First, there’s the technical side to learn: project management methods and tools, organizational techniques, etc. SCARF: Your New Management Framework. Project Managers and Change Management.

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Leverage Change Management for Better Projects

Brightwork

The essence of project management is change, something individuals will resist for many reasons. You must manage the ‘people’ side of the change to ensure that the outcomes are implemented. In this piece, I will explain the role of change management, how it relates to project management, and practical approaches for managing change. Change… The post Leverage Change Management for Better Projects appeared first on BrightWork.

Transformation is More Than Just Having an Agile Checklist

Leading Agile

From an intellectual perspective, the notion of agile being a mindset and a different way of seeing and acting in the world rather than a methodology or a process usually resonates. Metrics look at what we deliver and how we execute relative to what we committed to.

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PMBOK® Guide Sixth Edition Knowledge Areas And Process Group

iZenBridge

Are you confused with new terms like Knowledge Areas, Process Groups, and a Process? In this article I am answering: What are the processes? What are the Process Groups for? What are the Project Management Knowledge Areas as per PMBOK® Guide Sixth Edition ?

The true value of change

The Lazy Project Manager

On that basis now is the time for you to ‘do the math’ and work your change portfolio investment out, an example was covered in ‘Challenge 1 – Invest in the right portfolio management’ – so you can reference that if you wish.

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The ESP connection

The Lazy Project Manager

Does the executive team interact with project sponsors on a regular basis, perhaps are they even the executive sponsors themselves? And do the sponsors interact and engage on a regular, bi-directional manner with the project managers?

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Maintain a sense of change urgency through agility

Kiron Bondale

According to John Kotter’s model for leading change, the first step to overcoming inertia requires us to instill a sense of true urgency in those we need to support, implement and sustain the change.

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Are you missing a musketeer on your projects?

Kiron Bondale

This is logical as the first is responsible for the delivery process, the second what needs to be delivered and the third how it will be delivered. Your core delivery team should be the Four Musketeers instead of the Three Amigos through the addition of a change lead.

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Is JIRA a Counterproductive Project Management Software In Today’s Market?

nTask

There are numerous complaints about project management software since the inception of the IT industry. Some of the complaints elicit the counter productivity factor of task management tools. If such business is to use a project management software, it will increase their productivity.

How to Facilitate the Resolution of Conflicting Ideas

Project Risk Coach

Have you ever encountered conflicting ideas when facilitating change within a department, business unit, or across an organization? Do you often see resistance to your change efforts? Who can influence the change in a positive or negative manner?

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PMO: The Gap Closers

Strategy Execution | PMO Perspectives

In a new report from Strategy Execution, 86% of organisations which are delivering change through programmes and projects struggle to prioritise work streams and resources. Back then, changing the business accounted for 10% of the organisation’s workforce and resources.

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The Basics of Agile Transformation

Leading Agile

This means a move away from the predominate way of organizing, managing, and funding work. At scale, it’s creating networks of loosely coupled teams, coordinating dependancies, managing trade-offs, getting things into market fast, and measuring throughput instead of productivity.

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5 Cool PivotalTracker Alternatives for Efficient Agile Project Management

nTask

PivotalTracker is an important component of any agile project management environment. I know this from experience because I work as an agile manager. At its core, PivotalTracker is a cloud-based agile project management software. It is teeming with a bunch of nifty features that make task management, communication and collaboration a huge convenience. Also, these tools are available at small levels that are important for Sprint planning and execution.

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The Insights Behind the Project Management Trends

Strategy Execution | PMO Perspectives

Strategy Execution released the top ten trends for 2019 a few weeks ago and my first thoughts were; we’re seeing a lot of them in the PMO community which is both exciting and nerve-wracking at the same time. Vendor Management and Outsourcing is Growing.

Why Time Management is Important (25 Proven Hacks)

nTask

If we talk in the context of why time management is important, I have to agree that a lot of us waste it as an indispensable resource. Why Time Management is Important. These are the kind of statements that are a living testament to why time management is important for your work life as well as personal life. In this article, I’ll be highlighting why time management is important and give you 25 Super Tips for mastering the art of productivity.

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Road Trippin’ Organizational Change: The Beginning

Project Management Essentials

Most organizational change efforts do not succeed. An oft-cited statistic is that 70% of organizational change efforts fail. This metric is attributed to Hammer and Champy’s 1993 classic, “Reengineering the Corporation” and is reinforced by a 2008 McKinsey survey of executives.

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Road Trippin’ Organization Change: The Journey

Project Management Essentials

Organizational change and transformation efforts are often challenging. In last month’s article, ”Road Trippin’ Organizational Change: The Beginning” , I recommending using adaptive-agile planning practices and treating the effort like a road trip: Set the direction, not the destination.

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5 Cool Pivotal Tracker Alternatives for Efficient Agile Project Management

nTask

Pivotal Tracker is an important component of any agile project management environment. I know this from experience because I work as an agile manager. At its core, Pivotal Tracker is a cloud-based agile project management software. It is teeming with a bunch of nifty features that make task management, communication and collaboration a huge convenience. Also, these tools are available at small levels that are important for Sprint planning and execution.

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7 Ways to Sell Agile to Project Stakeholders

LiquidPlanner

Whether you’re making the move to Agile project management in your development group or creating an Agile process for your in-house project management methodology, chances are you’re going to have to sell this change to executives in your organization.

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