In times of change
Whether you're implementing an enterprise-wide change or responding to a shift in scope, rock-solid change management is a project management must. This article features six project practitioners detailing their top rules for dealing with change. It examines one of the most common mistakes: implementing a change before the impacts on the triple constraint are clear to everyone involved. It also looks at getting to the root cause and communicating the change to all stakeholders. The article identifies the five Ps for project managers struggling with change and discusses how to create a culture of change. It concludes by discussing how to evaluate and act on change. Accompanying the article is a sidebar detailing two companies that failed to change with technological advances.