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Successful Strategies for Accepting Change

Posted July 13, 1999 in Business Technology & Digital Transformation Strategies, Business Technology & Digital Transformation Strategies Cutter Business Technology Journal

Software is a young science, and those of us in it are constantly using different tools and techniques to try to improve our processes. This is true in both strong and weak organizations -- weak organizations need to improve to avoid project failures, while strong organizations need to become stronger in a competitive market. But people don't like change. Change means moving from the familiar to the unfamiliar, and unfamiliar means uncomfortable. We are afraid of anything different.

About The Author
Dwayne Phillips
Dwayne Phillips has been a computer and systems engineer with the US government since 1980. He coauthored It Sounded Good When We Started, Working with People on Projects with Roy O'Bryan and wrote The Software Project Manager's Handbook, Principles That Work at Work , now in its second edition. Dwayne Phillips can be reached at d.phillips at computer.org. His Web site ishttp://dwaynephillips.net.
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