In order to maintain and increase efficiency from operations, it’s critical that mature financial services organizations drive transformational change through innovation. This article shares a few key themes that need to be addressed before, during and after the implementation of a robotics process automation initiative in a financial services setting.
If you are sponsoring a large transformational change in your organization, and you want to achieve greater results, this webinar is for you.
This webinar will help close the gaps related to two primary factors contributing to change failure: (1) strategic implementation planning and execution, and (2) preparing leaders to navigate change. Learn a proven framework that readies leaders to become change champions.
Managing continual change is ‘business as usual’ for both public and private organizations. What is new is the increased pace and volume of the changes required to manage their rapidly evolving mandates, operating conditions, and stakeholder expectations. Identifying, understanding and aligning with changes is the best way to ensure support of outcome delivery.
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Change management is one area of project management that will cause serious problems if not carefully managed. This change log template can be used by the project manager to log and track change requests throughout the life of the project.
This single-page PDF flowchart depicts the process for facilitating communication about requested changes among the stakeholders of any project, providing a common process for resolving requested changes and reported problems, and reducing the uncertainty around the existence, state and outcome of a change that has been requested in a work product. Use it as a visual refresher or teaching tool.
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Project management is primarily an integrative job. This includes the integration of change management principles and activities throughout the project lifecycle. Unfortunately, many practitioners--regardless of their backgrounds--find it difficult to integrate strong change management principles and techniques with project management practices. PMI standards hold many of the keys required for developing structured and robust change management activities without the need to create a separate or adjunct change management plan.
Like many industries, the field of project management has embraced technology, seeking to improve efficiency and outcomes. But while technology may improve or complement the skill set of project managers, it will never be a substitute for their roles.
New perspectives on change management have significant implications for project managers. Identifying, understanding and aligning with them is the best way to meet stakeholder needs and enable project results delivery. Here are seven change management trends that will affect how project managers lead their projects.
What are the elements that can ensure a successful project adoption? What are some basic tactics that can be used to help make sure that stakeholders and in-the-trenches users have the best attitude possible to make the change and spread the news to their colleagues?
Hear how a greenfield opportunity quickly became tricky. Then learn the people-first considerations for more effective change management in government and private organizations.
The term "change management" is used for different types of change, often creating confusion that can lead to taking the correct route—but with the wrong map. Improve results by explaining this common misunderstanding.
The terms “project management” and “change management” are often used interchangeably. But at best, the core functions and skills merely serve to complement one another. Failing to recognize the differences (and when one and not the other is needed) is a risk—not only for a project, but also for the organization.
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