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What's Next for 2017: Themes and Trends

As 2016 comes to an end, we shift our focus to 2017 and the new opportunities and challenges on the horizon. The New Year brings us new possibilities to grow, expand and extend our impact. So, I’d like to ask you – what’s next? For you? For your organization? For this discipline? And for us here at Prosci?

Emerging Career: Advanced Deployment Leader

Leading organizations are realizing that the ability to deliver results in times of change is a competitive differentiator they simply can’t afford to pass up. Having an advanced change professional responsible for ensuring change management is a core competency of the organization is imperative to competitive differentiation.

Emerging Career: Advanced Certified Instructor

Organizations are developing change management as a core competency, a trend that will carry through for the next five years. To deploy a change management capability build, organizations are focusing on training and education. There is an emerging career here: the Advanced Certified Instructor.

Emerging Career: The Rise of the Advanced Change Practitioner

The pace of change is increasing and with it the demand for experienced change leaders. How can you evolve alongside the discipline?

2016 Change Management Trends

Back in 2009, we started researching change management trends, curious to know what was in the future for change management. Seven years later, the newest research is in.

Culture and Change Management: The Water We Swim In

We all know that culture has a huge impact on our change management projects. To reinforce this, 90% of participants in Best Practices in Change Management - 2016 Edition rated cultural awareness as either important or very important to a change management initiative. Being culturally aware enables change managers to customize their change management approach, utilize culturally specific adaptations (while avoiding culturally specific obstacles), and create effective communication plans with the culture of their audience in mind.

Are You Aligned for Change Management Success?

In every biannual best practices report, we ask the same question:

What are the top contributors to change management success?

This question seeks to help us understand and prioritize the parts of our change management approach that are most critical to achieving successful outcomes on our change projects. Well, the 2016 votes are in, and the winners are…

New Change Management Research Topics in Prosci's Latest Report

Each new Prosci research report is an opportunity to expand the body of knowledge in change management into new topic areas. Recent reports added depth and a data-driven foundation around justifying change management, job roles and complex change types. The 2016 edition of Best Practices in Change Management was no different. In fact, the new topic areas researched in the most recent report provide change practitioners with significant new insights on some of the most pressing contemporary issues including: culture, change agent networks, vertical industry customization and engaging complementary roles. This blog presents a high level overview of the new research topic areas addressed in Prosci’s 2016 benchmarking report.

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