Project managers will team with "change partners" and use structured methods
Projects initiate change and project and programme managers are change agents. Yet, they have been ill-equipped to facilitate the type of change required to adopt the product or service the project delivers. In 2011, we will see more organisations developing and assigning "change partners," also known as change management experts, to projects to assist in such adoption. Moreover, project teams will slowly, but steadily, increase their use of change management methods, which will be packaged as methodologies.
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This was first published in June 2011