Implementing Organizational Change

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Change is defined as “to make something different”. It is not to make better, but to make different. The responsibility to identify opportunities for change, evaluate the existing business environment, and define the changes that makes a “better difference” in the organization is with the leadership of the company. Also, by virtue of constantly changing business environment, the change itself is constant. A company may pro-actively address the changing business environment and re-align itself for success or it may let the external forces dictate and eventually lose opportunities to compete in the dynamic landscape. Since change is constant, we should call it “Managing” and not “Implementing” change. Instead of using the word “Change”, we could refer it as “Growth”, because “managing change” is effectively “managing growth” which could be either positive growth or negative growth.

The change here is not the application change in IT or functional change related to internal operations of a business division. Those changes are well managed by the Change Control Board within the realm of Project management and ITIL. The change referred here is an enterprise wide transformation that More

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Declining Employee Loyalty: A Casualty of the New Workplace – Knowledge@Wharton

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If loyalty is defined as being faithful to a cause, ideal, custom, institution or product, then there seems to be a certain amount of infidelity in the workplace these days.

Declining Employee Loyalty: A Casualty of the New Workplace – Knowledge@Wharton.

The Truth About Cloud Economics – Drue Reeves and Daryl Plummer – Harvard Business Review

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The Truth About Cloud Economics – Drue Reeves and Daryl Plummer – Harvard Business Review.

Silicon Valley VMware User Group (VMUG) Regional User Conference

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Just returned from Silicon Valley VMware User Group (VMUG) Regional User Conference. It was a fabulous event showcasing products and technologies leading the path to virtualization.

It is not possible and practical to implement all technologies into my datacenter, but knowing the direction of innovation will help in designing comprehensive datacenter strategy and benefit from the new technologies and products available

In addition to server virtualization, storage virtualization, network virtualization, and Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) were the prevalent product technologies – No surprises here.

The presentation of Virtensys I/O virtualization was very impressive and Power-CLI session was superb and provided new resources for scripting and automating VMware administration.

Companies to watch:

In his keynote speech VMware CTO Steve Herrod introduced the term SuperVM – Sounds interesting….

HP’s Slate 500 Tablet Takes Aim at Business Professionals – Mobile and Wireless from eWeek

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HP’s Slate 500 Tablet Takes Aim at Business Professionals – Mobile and Wireless from eWeek.

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