There is so much “noise” about Agile that I wanted to write a paper that enables everyone with different levels of knowledge to get onto the same page. My hope is that this paper will help you understand the terminology, the basic concepts that underpin an Agile approach, and the benefits of working in this […]
Emotional Resilience for Change Managers and Change Agents V1.0 It is not always easy to remain positive in the face of strong resistance to change. This paper gives ideas for how to pick yourself up when the situation feels overwhelming.
Introduction In a recent Change Management Institute debate, the most often cited quality was emotional intelligence. This included the ability to build trusting relationships with stakeholders, demonstrate empathy, influence others and believe in the change. this belief in the importance of change was described as a ‘curiosity’ about what and how to improve. We also […]
Here are some practical lessons learned from recent change initiatives I am involved in https://agilechangemanagement.co.uk/lessons-learned-2/
The high volume of change taking place in organisations causes concerns for those of us implementing change and for those staff experiencing change. Too much change risks destabilising the ability of the organisation to carry out “business as usual”. Read this paper for a summary of the issues and ideas for how to address them. Change […]
Welcome to my predictions for the issues and challenges that I think will shape our change management profession in 2019. A lot of the trends I am seeing now have a common theme: they are all driven by the impact of high volumes of change. This impact is felt by those leading individual initiatives as […]
This presentation was delivered at Agile Tour London presentation Friday October 19th 2018. The objective of the presentation was to understand why the improvements in project productivity through regular project deliverables available after every sprint has caused problems for our users. The presentation explained aspects of how the brain works, and how users react to […]
Agile change management is a term that is picking up momentum around the world. In 2014 I wrote a book with this title, setting out an approach for managing transformational change initiatives using a lot of the ideas from the emerging agile methodologies. In only 4 years things have moved on quickly, and I wanted […]
The purpose of this paper is to explain the need for an integrated plan that covers both project delivery and the change management activities that enable the adoption of these project deliverables into business as usual. Click here to download full report.