Excerpt from Prosci's Article "It takes more than building a beautiful ship" by Tim Creasey | August 10, 2017Read Article Now
d-Wise's Insight on Prosci's Article
People, Process, Technology. You’ve likely heard those words before in the context of a project or organizational change. But, have you ever really paid attention to the order of the words?
We enter a project or organizational change because there is business value in that evolution. Many times, this change concerns a modernization of current technology. This undertaking becomes the organization’s sole focus, limiting the success of the overall adoption or implementation.
Once the business value is determined and a change is approved, the planning stage can begin. It is
Planning for change must also acknowledge that people accept change at different rates. For example, a group of 500 people going through a change comprises 500 unique paths to change. The core of change management is supporting individual employees through their own personal change process by utilizing change management tools and techniques specific to the project.
As stated in the article, the success of an organizational change is tied to the success of every individual employee. An organization will only realize full business value when the beautiful ship is full of people who are “on board.”