Vice President, Technology, Leadership for Educational Equity
Author of The Project Manager’s Little Book of Cheats. Available o…
We spend a lot of time, effort, and energy learning about and skillfully managing change. We work hard to get users to adopt our new system or process, to get people to buy in to the changes that come with our projects, and conducting organizational change analyses to determine change thresholds. Our ability to get people to accept the changes that result from our projects is, in large measure, how we determine project success. If a process or system is put in place and nobody uses it — if a tree falls in a forest and nobody hears it — did it happen?
With all the effort and attention we spend on getting our stakeholders to accept change, how much attention are we paying to