Why Agile organizations need more Agile Change Management during COVID-19
Blog: Changefirst Blog
The past few months have been the most challenging in living memory, from both a personal and business perspective. More or less across the board.
Prior to the disruption caused by COVID-19 we were increasingly working with clients who were heavily focused on creating a definition for Agile Change Management and developing Agile Change Management capability. And at that point Agile was as much an ambition as an on-the ground reality for many.
Fast forward just a couple of months and an Agile approach is no longer just a wishlist item. It has become a necessity for Change teams that are being required to move faster than ever, pivot at times daily and respond to increasingly complex situations – in fact as we noted in our infographic at the time Agile is turning organizational Change Management on its head.
But Agile is only one part of the equation and is even more inextricably linked with Digital Transformation post COVID. As McKinsey recently observed the COVID-19 recovery will be digital as levels of organization remote working skyrocket by levels of up to 75%.So, what is Agile Change Management? What benefits can you expect from it and what does it really mean on the ground. For your Change Management processes, your infrastructure and, most importantly, for your people.
And what role does digital have to play in helping you deliver more Agile Change Management in world impacted by COVID-19?