User Acceptance Testing (UAT) is the critical phase of any ERP implementation. Project success highly relies on well planned execution of UAT. Business key users/ subject matter experts form the core project team. Typically, the core project team execute planned test cases after training by ERP consultants. As a project leader/sponsor, this is the time … Continue reading Why UAT always takes more time and budget?
Total Quality Management, Lean, Six Sigma, Business Process Re-engineering, Business Process Improvement, Process Redesigning, Value Chain Improvement, Business Transformation, Digital Transformation, Digital Disruption and many other similar terms to follow….. At the end of day it is all about managing successful Change. Various authors explain change management models Kotter’s 8 Step Change model, Good to … Continue reading Change Feeds On Strong Leadership!
If your employees are fully utilised in producing goods and services, consider it as a business risk! Did you ask why? It is because if your business is always busy with BAU activities, then the chances are that your business is not thinking ahead. By thinking ahead, I mean: Keeping up to date with technology … Continue reading 100% Utilisation Is A Business Risk
Change is inevitable! To meet ever-changing needs and complexity of business, project teams are increasingly embracing Scrum/Agile methodologies. Project teams are using new tools and methods like Card walls, Daily stand-ups, Internet/Intranet Chats, advanced task management tools (like JIRA). However, one thing that Project teams are not doing so well is managing change within project. … Continue reading When To Raise A Change Request/Variation?
In dynamic business world, mastering prioritisation is one of the key success factors. I think prioritisation is a good mix of art and science. To prioritise, first it is important to separate assumptions from facts, silence from noise, and problems from solutions - Art. At the same time, there is need for some methods. Methods that helps to … Continue reading How To Prioritise Programs In Change Portfolio?
Do you know why comedy shows play recorded laughter (HaHaHa...)? Why clubs create long waiting lines outside their venue? Why media do not report suicide incidents? Why we do fake laughing in-group, even we don’t find anything amusing. Well, all the above questions looks very different. However, one phenomenon explains all of them. That is Social proof. Social proof is psychological … Continue reading Change Management Tactics – How to influence by Social proof
Social and Traditional media offers lot of wisdom on Change management. Few well-defined methodologies (Prosci, APMG) are available to help delivering change as well. However, there does not seems to be a lot of success on delivering change. So, why is that we find it difficult to delivering and accepting change? I don’t think there … Continue reading How to define change!
Good questions have tremendous potential. If you ask good questions to yourself, it will help to challenge, motivate and has a potential to even transform your life. Every day we ask many questions (good and bad) to ourselves. Asking good questions take us the long way. However, asking bad questions causes negativity and drains our … Continue reading Change your question – change your life