OCM: CHANGE READINESS ASSESSMENT

OCM: CHANGE READINESS ASSESSMENT

“The pessimist complains about the wind; the optimist expects it to change; the realist adjusts the sails.” — William Arthur Ward  An organizational Change Readiness Assessment is a set of tasks completed to identify how prepared an...
OCM: Employ & Engage Stakeholders

OCM: Employ & Engage Stakeholders

In my last post, we discussed the Identification of Stakeholders. With that, you should have a better view of the landscape now, and it is time to start Engaging Stakeholders, or more succinctly, validation, and placement within the overall roadmap of an initiative....
OCM: Stakeholder Identification

OCM: Stakeholder Identification

“The only constant in life is change”— Heraclitus Change, change, the magical fruit, the more you change… the better your organization can compete! (I know where your mind was going with that one, lol) Oh, how Heraclitus was correct in his assertion. And man, that...
Rise of the EPMO Paradigm

Rise of the EPMO Paradigm

Honestly, as most Star Wars villains and heroes tend to rise from the shadows or are catapulted to prominence because a pure and noble need has arisen, so too is the EPMO concept awakening. (Awe, come on! Who doesn’t love a Star Wars reference!?) This paradigm...
Herding Cats and the New Normal

Herding Cats and the New Normal

Within the realm of DX initiatives, even at the very best of times, it is complicated to organize both external and internal resources for a program. Not to mention when these resources are on-site and coordinated through a solid cadence of meet-and-work, keeping...