Top pitfalls commonly quoted for technology implementations include lack of sponsorship, cross departmental involvement, communication, training and user adoption. These pitfalls are often the result of a lack of attention to Change Management.
Embed Change management integrally in project implementation methodologies.
Align with the culture of the organization, focus on executive commitment, anticipate human and organizational challenges, and foster effective communication.
- Prepare managers and end users for the new processes, roles, and responsibilities.
Acceptance of the new processes and technology by managers and end-users.
- Decrease transition time, meet deadlines, achieve business objectives and stay within project time frames to ensure implementation success.