Deliberate Practice

Deliberate Practice

My oh my, there are a million things on my plate, and I just don’t know where to start! I’ve said it, you’ve said it, we’ve all said it before. The elephant in the room of DX initiatives is that not only is it disruptive within an organizational construct but a...
What Story is Your DX Initiative Telling?

What Story is Your DX Initiative Telling?

According to Christopher Booker’s The Seven Basic Plots: Why We Tell Stories, there are seven basic plots. The Meta-Plot, Overcoming the Monster, Rags to Riches, The Quest, Voyage and Return, Comedy, Tragedy, and Rebirth. Now I am not going to...
OCM: CREATE/EXECUTE CHANGE MANAGEMENT PLAN(S)

OCM: CREATE/EXECUTE CHANGE MANAGEMENT PLAN(S)

“The most difficult thing is the decision to act, the rest is merely tenacity. The fears are paper tigers. You can do anything you decide to do.” — Amelia Earhart  Here we are, at the creation and execution of the Change Management Plan. We have Identified...
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...