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STORIES & SOLUTIONS FOR THE MODERN BUSINESS USER

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Preparing for Media Exposure During Your Transformation

Organizations worldwide are executing aggressive business strategies to leverage technological advances to integrate and simplify business processes, move crucial data to more secure cloud-based solutions, upgrade digital capabilities, and unify transactions across their digital footprint. These large-scale transformations often require significant resources and as such, often attract the attention of the media, public, community activists, and watchdog groups.

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Change Management Lessons I Learned Doing the 75 Hard

Have you ever looked at that thing directly in front of you and just exhaled the word “Ugh” with a big sigh? I know I have, and I am pretty sure we all have at some point.

In December, I approached a friend about doing the 75 Hard challenge with me. I wanted to do a personal reset and knew that I needed an accountability partner if I was going to have even the slightest chance of being successful. She agreed and on January 2, we started our 75 Hard journeys.

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PM-ing Your Life: Anticipating Risk and Planning Ahead

The first post of this three-part blog series explained how a project plan and a contingency plan are keys to success. Whether you are planning for large-scale transformation or hosting a dinner party, having a plan and a back-up plan can reduce stress and help things to run smoothly. Today, we will cover tips and tricks for anticipating risk and planning ahead to mitigate risk in any project or your day-to-day life.

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Leveraging Data and Analytics to Prepare for Digital Transformation

Change is everywhere. The average organization today has undertaken five large-scale changes in the past three years, with expectations of multiplying this number in coming years. Big or small, many of these changes are either directly driven by technology or have a strong technological component. Digital transformation efforts average a failure rate of nearly 70 percent, despite the right intentions.

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Navigating the Change Current - The People Side of Transformation

In 1964, 60 years ago, Gilligan’s Island premiered on television. It told a tale of a fateful three-hour boat tour that did not go as planned, despite having an experienced skipper, a first mate, a professor, a millionaire, as well as other passengers with unique talents. It was not until the shipwrecked passengers were able to grab the attention of the Coast Guard that they were rescued. The sitcom gave us funny moments and still serves as a reminder of the importance of planning, leadership, collaboration, innovation, and using all the tools necessary to successfully navigate the (ocean) current.

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A Look Inside the Inaugural Workday TIPs Session for Prospective Workday Customers

Whether your higher education institution is considering moving to Workday, mid-implementation, or a long-time Workday customer looking to get the most ROI, you want to know everything you can about the system. What functionality is available or coming soon? Can it meet all of our organization’s needs? How have institutions like ours leveraged Workday and what best practices can they share? TIPs can give you these answers and more! 

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