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ALSO CALLED: Change and Configuration Management, Change Management (Systems), Change Management Systems, Change Control Management
DEFINITION: 1) Change management is a systematic approach to dealing with change, both from the perspective of an organization and on the individual level. A somewhat ambiguous term, change management has at least three different aspects, including: adapting to change, controlling change, and effecting change. A proactive approach to dealing with change is at the core of all three aspects. For an organization,  … 
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Get Control of Change
sponsored by Borland, Micro Focus
WHITE PAPER: In this strategy brief, get advice for maintaining control of the software development lifecycle with effective change and configuration management strategies. Learn why a "loose coupling" approach may be the best strategy.
Posted: 23 Apr 2014 | Published: 23 Apr 2014

Borland, Micro Focus

Stop Redeploying: View Code Changes Instantly
sponsored by ZeroTurnaround
WHITE PAPER: Software development is an iterative process, meaning that developing a single component can result in cycles of code change, deploy, and test. However, multiple deployments and restarts to different application servers can be time-consuming. Fortunately, this white paper introduces a way for developers to instantly see the results of code changes.
Posted: 31 Mar 2014 | Published: 31 Mar 2014

ZeroTurnaround

Configure or Customize?
sponsored by Workday
WHITE PAPER: In this paper, we examine the high cost of making and supporting customizations to client/server-based applications as well as the differences between configuration and customization.
Posted: 19 Mar 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

Workday

IBM Rational Software for SAP
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In this resource, explore how one ALM tool complements the SAP lifecycle with test planning, execution, change control, and requirements management, so that you can ensure streamlined deployment of SAP and non-SAP solutions.
Posted: 10 Sep 2013 | Published: 30 Nov 2012

IBM

Leveraging the Power of the Peloton to Lead Change
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: This white paper combines the concept of the peloton with one of the most widely accepted approaches for enabling change in organizations: John P. Kotter's 8 Steps for Enabling Change.
Posted: 05 Sep 2013 | Published: 19 Jul 2013

Global Knowledge

Greater Strategic Effectiveness through Perpetual Planning
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: The rapid adoption of new technologies and changing customer demands make it increasingly difficult for companies to act on strategic opportunities. Learn about the benefits of shifting to a more agile perpetual planning approach, you can work toward your five year plan while incorporating strategic planning into daily activities.
Posted: 06 Aug 2013 | Published: 06 Aug 2013

CA Technologies.

Integrate Rational ALM applications with SAP Solution Manager
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: An integrated Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) platform can help your business respond to the difficulty of managing change in its SAP environments, while meeting business demands and keeping costs low. This informative white paper details the various features, tools and processes that can help you achieve more effective lifecycle management.
Posted: 18 Apr 2013 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

IBM

The Road to Smarter Computing
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper recommends a new approach to managing and delivering IT and offers key tips for successfully adopting it. Find out why it is essential that you first perform a thorough self-assessment of your current IT environment, focus on your infrastructure, data, and processes equally and at the same time, and more.
Posted: 13 Feb 2012 | Published: 01 Jun 2011

IBM

Implementing an Effective Vulnerability Management Program
sponsored by Tenable Network Security
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to gain insight into best practices for continuous vulnerability management. Find out how you can ensure security of your systems and why you should be implementing continuous vulnerability management.
Posted: 24 Sep 2013 | Published: 24 Sep 2013

Tenable Network Security

Don't Be a Hostage to Your ERP System
sponsored by CSC
WHITE PAPER: ERP systems are essential to the functioning of your business, but when it comes to customizing ERP systems to fit changing needs, it can be a lengthy, costly, risky process. Wouldn't it be great if you could get the process agility you need from your ERP system, without the complexity or the high price tag? Access this resource to find out how.
Posted: 12 Sep 2013 | Published: 01 Jan 2012

CSC

Integrate Rational ALM applications with SAP Solution Manager
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: To support effective collaboration, IT teams need to unify and expedite the delivery of SAP and other critical business systems. In this resource, learn how to leverage an ALM platform and other tools that help your respond to the difficulty of managing change in SAP environments quickly and without breaking the bank.
Posted: 09 Aug 2013 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

IBM

The key to Effective EHR Change Management
sponsored by HP & Intel®
WHITE PAPER: There are many factors to consider when rolling out an EHR implementation, and one of the most important is getting your people behind the change. This paper provides insight into where your staff may be in terms of resistance to or support for a new EHR system, and the necessary tools, training and support to transition successfully.
Posted: 01 Aug 2013 | Published: 15 Sep 2011

HP & Intel®

Four EHR Change Management Mistakes (And How to Avoid Them)
sponsored by HP & Intel®
WHITE PAPER: The question is no longer if your healthcare practice will make the transition to EHR, but when.  Careful planning and effective change management can help keep missteps – and the stress and costs that come with them – to a minimum.  This white paper presents strategies for avoiding common EHR implementation problems.
Posted: 01 Aug 2013 | Published: 16 Sep 2011

HP & Intel®

The Cost of One Wrong Database Change: Can You Afford It?
sponsored by Datical
WHITE PAPER: Did you know there's a 78% chance that a database change or schema update will break an application or result in a loss of critical data? Check out this resource to see why database change management is a top priority for IT departments, and learn how a schema management technology can help accelerate app releases and eliminate downtime.
Posted: 25 Jul 2013 | Published: 25 Jul 2013

Datical

Has DevOps Missed the Boat?
sponsored by Datical
WHITE PAPER: As applications become more complex, and faster releases are expected, the chance that errors will occur is high - especially during database updates. In this resource, discover a software that simplifies database deployment and configuration for business-critical apps, as well as forecasts the impact of database changes before they're made.
Posted: 18 Jul 2013 | Published: 18 Jul 2013

Datical

Bringing Sexy Back…to the Database
sponsored by Datical
WHITE PAPER: 75% of companies expect to perform some sort of manual intervention during application deployment - does this have to be the case? This insightful resource introduces a database change management platform that simplifies and automates database deployment and configuration for your most critical business applications, with low risk and uncertainty.
Posted: 16 Jul 2013 | Published: 16 Jul 2013

Datical

10 Obvious Statements about Software Configuration and Change Management (And What They Mean For Your Organization)
sponsored by Remain Software
WHITE PAPER: This document will explore 10 important aspects that should be considered before proceeding with the implementation of a specific solution.
Posted: 07 Jun 2013 | Published: 16 Apr 2009

Remain Software

Crossing the DevOps chasm
sponsored by CA Technologies
WHITE PAPER: Every company wants to deliver apps faster and more cost efficiently, but development and operations remain separated by the challenging release step. Check out this white paper to learn how you can bridge the gaps in your delivery lifecycle in order to speed deployment times by adopting service virtualization, release automation, and more.
Posted: 17 May 2013 | Published: 17 May 2013

CA Technologies

Microsoft® Office Migration Guide
sponsored by Ontuitive
WHITE PAPER: Check out this comprehensive guide to Office migrations to discover how you can avoid common pitfalls and pull off a seamless migration. Discover the top five migration challenges and how to overcome them.
Posted: 13 Jun 2012 | Published: 13 Jun 2012

Ontuitive

Migrating Oracle Application Setups – The Stat Way
sponsored by Dell Software
WHITE PAPER: Changes to your Oracle E-Business Suite applications directly affect your company. Therefore, having an effective change management and version control process is critical. In this paper, see how an impossible task – versioning and managing Oracle setup object with third-party tools – is now a reality.
Posted: 31 May 2012 | Published: 31 May 2012

Dell Software

Orchestrating Mainframe and Distributed SCCM and Release Management
sponsored by SERENA Software, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to find an integrated approach to software change and configuration management. Learn how to effectively balance the need for change v. availability of resources and make rational business decisions without disrupting your audit trail.
Posted: 23 May 2012 | Published: 23 May 2012

SERENA Software, Inc.

Worksoft Certify Suite for SAP® Applications
sponsored by Worksoft
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to uncover a strategy designed to respond quickly to SAP application changes without disrupting your current business processes.
Posted: 03 Apr 2012 | Published: 03 Apr 2012

Worksoft

Choose an ALM solution that meets your strategic requirements
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This buyer's guide describes the key criteria for application lifecycle management (ALM) solutions for today's high-performance teams. It includes key considerations for enhancing your single- or multi-vendor ALM environment.
Posted: 09 Mar 2012 | Published: 31 Dec 2011

IBM

Spirit Incentives
sponsored by SunGard Availability Services
WHITE PAPER: In this case study, explore how Spirit Incentives chose a cloud service to help it meet evolving business needs. Discover how this move to the cloud was accomplished in 10 days and how it enabled the company to consolidate services, reduce costs and better utilize its staff and applications.
Posted: 26 Jan 2012 | Published: 26 Jan 2012

SunGard Availability Services

A Guide to Branching and Merging Patterns
sponsored by AccuRev
WHITE PAPER: In this paper, gain a better understanding of how branching and merging patterns work and how applying them to your projects can have a profound effect on how your development team handles change management and delivers software.
Posted: 06 Jan 2012 | Published: 05 Jan 2012

AccuRev
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CHANGE MANAGEMENT DEFINITION (continued): …  change management means defining and implementing procedures and/or technologies to deal with changes in the business environment and to profit from changing opportunities.Successful adaptation to change is as crucial within an organization as it is in the natural world. Just like plants and animals, organizations and the individuals in them inevitably encounter changing conditions that they are powerless to control. The more effectively you deal with change, the more likely you are to thrive. Adaptation might involve establishing a structured methodology for responding to changes in the business … 
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