Have you just kicked off a new project? Got the requirements just right? Is the change management team ready? Are crickets the only thing you can hear after the product launch?
It would not be the first time.There are patterns that ensure successful technology adoption. Ignore them at your peril. Use them and you can ensure your success!
Define the technology adoption challenge.
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Nicholas Cioran Senior Director – Research – Application Development and Portfolio , Versatile Leadership Cole Cioran leads the Application Development and Portfolio Management practice at Info-Tech Research Group. Over the past twenty-five years, he has developed software; designed data, infrastructure, and software solutions; defined systems and enterprise architectures; delivered enterprise-wide programs; and managed software development, infrastructure, and business systems analysis practices.
Cole has worked in the mobile, ERP, and financial services sectors. Prior to joining Info-Tech Cole was a Client Services Director at Blueprint Software Systems where he delivered enterprise software, practice development, and change management programs to over 50,000 people at over a dozen Fortune 50 companies. Prior to that Cole managed the Software Development, Infrastructure, and Systems Analysis practices at Mackenzie Investments where he increased productivity by 30%, on time delivery by 100%, and employee engagement by 25%.
These experiences have also made Cole realize that application development is about much more than software and hardware. Technology does not solve problems unless people, processes, tools, and organizations change as well. Beyond technical certifications such as Disciplined Agilist, TOGAF, and Business Resilience for IT, he is a certified change management professional. Cole also completed his Master of Arts in Leadership in 2015 with a study of complexity, motivation, and team building.