Alongside working out your goals and how you hope to achieve them, internal politics and organisational culture play a major role in the chances of getting something new to stick.
Product manager Fabienne Meijer shared a round-up of tips on change management from her session with Susannah Locke at Open News' SRCCON conference. Locke is special projects editor at Vox and Meijer is a news product thinker and former digital innovation manager. Both have experience in challenging for change.
Why are we doing this? Why is this better than the current status quo? > Identifying the 'why' helps you communicate your change initative to other people and will generate buy in. People might disagree, but at least they understand.— Fabienne Meijer (@fabienne_meijer) June 23, 2022
You can find a list of ten questions to ask when designing your plan for change on Meijer's Twitter account, which covers identifying who needs to be involved, consulted and who might be a champion for the plan, as well as creating small experiments to build momentum.
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