Businesses must constantly evolve and adapt to successfully overcome a variety of challenges that range from changes in technology and the rise of new competitors, to a shift in laws, regulations or underlying economic trends. A business that is unable to keep up with changing environments will be unable to sustain itself in the long term. Many companies still look the other way when the time comes to update outdated business processes and legacy systems. They simply want to avoid the hassle of operational disruption that might emerge from
Changing organization-wide technology solutions is one of the most difficult tasks for an organization. From guaranteeing that there are no technical obstacles, which could wreck the task when it goes live, to ensuring that everybody is on the same page about the change and adequately prepared, there are so many situations to consider before implementing change.
Applying change management best practices can help any organization in any industry, of any size, effectively scale and adapt to shifting market conditions without losing valuable team players.
Here are five best practices to manage change in the workplace when implementing new technology:
David Richter is a Project Coordinator at TruTechnology. He graduated from James Madison University with a degree in Computer Information Systems and has a background in IT Help Desk Support and Healthcare Data Analytics. David enjoys working with our clients in a wide range of businesses, and he takes pride in working with them to make sure their needs are met at every step of the project.
In his free time, he enjoys playing tennis, practicing piano, and dining at all-you-can-eat sushi restaurants in Jax Beach with the intent to eat so much that he forces them to change their business model.
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Tony Haskew has 15+ years of experience in the IT field. He started working as a web developer in the 90’s and over the years migrated into the administration of systems and infrastructures of companies.
Tony enjoys working on new technology and finding new ways to address old issues in the management of IT systems.
Outside of work, Tony is a 3D printing enthusiast, commission painter, and enjoys spending time with his family.
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Shawn Hooton is a Junior IT Auditor at TruTechnology. Focused on technology alignment, comparing our client environments to our best practices and industry frameworks, he helps to ensure their businesses are kept as secure and stable as possible. The data returned from the reviews assists in overall business improvement through our proactive approach to client engagement and support.
Outside the office, Shawn enjoys writing, hiking, and finding the best roads on his motorcycle.