Tue, Feb 5, 2019Transformation Starts With I
By Mindy Kantor Transformation involves planning, designing and realizing a new reality. In organizations, success is determined by reaching a desired goal or target. Often change management programs are planned to help employees navigate, adjust and adapt a new way forward. Used interchangeably here, change or transformation, albeit slightly different in magnitude and scope by […]
Wed, Nov 7, 2018Successful Change in an Agile Environment
Setting up infrastructure to ensure that change management tools can be optimized for an agile environment is important groundwork for ensuring that changes succeed when iterative agile work begins at full speed. When changes are happening in rapid succession very quickly, it is important to have an infrastructure that allows the team to focus on […]
Tue, Jun 5, 2018Use Change Management to Build a Change Competency
It takes change management to do change management. When building a change management competency, take a change management approach: • Define a vision and make a case for the change • Find a leader sponsor • Involve, communicate and educate • Train • Create short term wins and measure results Like any organizational competency effort, […]
Tue, Apr 24, 2018Using Agile Change Management in a Hyper Fast Growth Company
by Shannon Stautberg Picture This… A fast-growing international company is doubling in size every year. That means new people, new processes, new customers, new business segments, new almost everything every few months. The speed of change at which this company is growing could rival even the fastest bobsled track! What does change look like in […]
Wed, Feb 28, 2018Change Management & Agile Project Management-What We’ve Learned (a Retrospective)
by Gina Giannitelli and Andie Wafzig Project Management understands the role change methodology, tools and deliverables play in the overall project success– check! We will be using agile methodology to quickly develop and migrate by business area – newer territory, but still feeling good. Change Management will be expected to use Jira, an […]
Tue, Jan 2, 2018Gratitude in the Workplace
For our second article, several of our Consultants have written a short paragraph about how they have witnessed gratitude in their projects. We hope you enjoy the perspectives that they have shared. Shannon Stautberg – A small act of thanks can make a big difference! An unexpected gesture of gratitude toward employees that go above […]
Fri, Nov 10, 2017Trust Me, Thanks Makes a Difference
As I was researching gratitude, I came across this quote by William Arthur Ward, “Feeling gratitude and not expressing it is like wrapping a present and not giving it.” Imagine how many opportunities we would miss if we never gave this present to those that deserve it. Demonstrating trust often means showing an appropriate level […]
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