In times of change

In a business world that can morph overnight, organizations have no choice but to adjust accordingly. Companies must constantly be on the lookout for drivers of change and then rapidly recalibrate the project portfolio response. Yet even the most agile enterprises cannot transform themselves overnight. This article discusses how companies use change management. In doing so, it reports the results of PMI's 2012 Pulse of the Profession survey where 73 percent of project professionals said their organizations use change management and that these practices lead to higher success rates. The article discusses how change occurs on all projects and how organizations must make sure that change doesn't derail a project when it occurs. It describes how a director of project and process improvement implemented project and portfolio management structures to give a financial services firm better oversight and management of IT projects. The article then details how understanding cultural concerns improves the ROI around cha
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