Reactions to Change – Pill 026

Change by definition is "to make the form, nature, content, future course, etc., of (something) different from what it is or from what it would be if left alone". After talking about how to prepare and execute change, let's see which reactions can be experienced. People can react in different ways to change that impact … Continue reading Reactions to Change – Pill 026

Executing change – Pill 025

After preparing for change is time for the executing. At this stage, the organization implements the planned changes on technology, structure, culture, or procedures. The specifics of how change should be executed will depend on the type of change. However, there are two tips that may facilitate the success of a change effort. PROVIDE SUPPORT: As the change … Continue reading Executing change – Pill 025

Preparing for change – Pill 024

As their definition, Projects bring change most of the times, since they deliver something new to the organization, and unique. So what to keep in mind when delivering a Project? Many change efforts fail because people are insufficiently prepared for change. When people impacted by the project (that we should have mapped within the Stakeholders) … Continue reading Preparing for change – Pill 024

Test Driver Development – Pill 023

First, let's recap what we all have learned about Project Management phases and timelines, they look most of the times like this: So, what's wrong with that? This is as that worked for the last 30 years (and still working). The thing that is wrong about it is that we live in times where everything … Continue reading Test Driver Development – Pill 023

Company Structure and Innovation – Pill 022

In Pill 017 I've shared the A-B-C concept about how to shape culture of change and innovation, but that depends on the company's structure within we are moving. Company structure are fundamental to shape culture of sharing and innovation. We can talk about two configurations of organizational structures, mechanic structures and organic structures.  Mechanistic structures are those … Continue reading Company Structure and Innovation – Pill 022

Milestones vs Deliverables – Pill 021

After Pill 020 where I wrote about what the Milestones are and Pill 004 where I discussed Outcome, Output and Benefit I think it is worth to clarify the difference between Milestone and Deliverable since many time they are confused on the work environment. Deliverable A deliverable is defined as any unique and verifiable product, … Continue reading Milestones vs Deliverables – Pill 021