PRLog - Nov. 8, 2012 - Change management is the process of shifting individuals, teams or organization from current state to a more reliable and productive state. Some examples of such changes can be strategic changes, mission changes, operational changes, technological changes and change in the attitude and behavior of persons.
Change Management Tools helps in the processes, tools and techniques for managing people-side of change. These tools help in managing changes in the organization by reducing and managing resistance to change when implementing process, technology or organizational change. These tools help any organization performance improvement process to succeed, including programs like six sigma, total quality management, restructuring and continuous process improvement.
There are number of factors that should be considered in choosing how to manage the inevitable changes in an organization. To mention them:
•The degree of opposition expected
•The power base of the change initiator
•The need for information, communication and commitment when planning and carrying out the change,
•The nature of current organization’
Having considered the above factors, there are some strategies to be followed when using any change management tool. To mention few:
Directive strategy: Under this the management can impose the changes and can carry out the changes speedily.
Expert strategy: In case of any technological issue this strategy comes into picture.
Negotiating strategy: The strategy involves negotiating with individuals or team affected by the change and to accept the adjustments or changes required for the smooth operation of the organization.
Educative strategy: The strategy involves changing people’s beliefs and values about the process and organization so that they may contribute to organization’
Participative strategy: This involves active involvement of people in the process and thus helps in greater enthusiasm and commitment from the employees .Also managers learn from the experience and skills of wide participants.
Rommana is one of the most effective Change Management Tools. Using the component, you one can create change requests either based on an existing requirement or just as a new feature. This Software Tools also allows to associate change requests to existing requirements to create new versions of the requirement. Developers can provide impact analysis information for each change request for the test team to use for effective regression testing.
To mention some Change Management
Accurev: This tool is a master tool in software configuration management (CM). It offers the capabilities and performance that is unmatched than any other tool offering CM.
Aldon affinity for enterprise SCM: This is the only Content management tool meant for collaborative, multi-platform environments of e-enterprise application development, maintenance and support.
EB CM: This is an enterprise wide change management solution that compliance with CMII.
IBM Rational ClearCase: This tool accelerates team development and unifies configuration management.
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