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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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Maximizing Portal Application Performance
sponsored by ClearApp, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper highlights advancements in portal technology, exploring their effect on application performance management and their ability to overcome existing management challenges.
Posted: 27 Aug 2007 | Published: 01 Aug 2007

ClearApp, Inc.

HP's Universal CMDB: A Balanced Approach to Unifying IT Operations, Service Desks, and Business Objectives
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, read about the evolution of Configuration Management Database (CMDB) adoption in the market, CMDB solution integration and the overall architecture requirements for CMDB.
Posted: 24 Aug 2007 | Published: 01 Jan 2007

Hewlett-Packard Company

ALM in Geographically Distributed Development Environments
sponsored by SERENA Software, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: A formal Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) and change management infrastructure significantly increases the chances of project success for geographically distributed software development teams. This whitepaper explains why.
Posted: 16 Aug 2007 | Published: 01 Aug 2007

SERENA Software, Inc.

The New CIO: Change Partner and Business Leader
sponsored by The IBM CIO Interaction Channel
WHITE PAPER: In this study, find out what 765 global CEOs and 170 CIOs have to say about the importance of closing this "business-technology integration gap."
Posted: 16 Aug 2007 | Published: 01 May 2007

The IBM CIO Interaction Channel

Managing Data as a Corporate Asset: Three Action Steps Toward Successful Data Governance
sponsored by HP
WHITE PAPER: Learn to manage data as a corporate asset through effective data governance. Expect payoffs through improved business intelligence and reduced regulatory risk.
Posted: 02 Aug 2007 | Published: 01 May 2007

HP

IT Asset Management: Saving Money, Reducing Risk
sponsored by NetSupport, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Learn how IT asset management works and how to deliver a system for controlling costs and proving regulatory compliance. Read this white paper that details how IT asset management improves technology return on investment and safeguards organizations.
Posted: 17 Jul 2007 | Published: 01 Jul 2007

NetSupport, Inc.

The Shortcut Guide to Network Management for the Mid-Market
sponsored by SolarWinds, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This 4-chapter guide was written specifically for network engineers, offering valuable insight into real-world technologies and processes for implementing centralized management and monitoring of your network infrastructure.
Posted: 16 Jul 2007 | Published: 01 Mar 2007

SolarWinds, Inc.

SOA Solutions Using WebSphere on IBM System p5 Servers
sponsored by IBM Software Group
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains how, by deploying SOA on top of a System p platform, you can enable innovation across your company, simplifying the complexity of the IT environment and helping reduce uncertainty around systems security and availa...
Posted: 20 Jun 2007 | Published: 01 Jul 2006

IBM Software Group

IT Change Management Automation - How Mid-Size Organizations Can Improve IT Service Quality and Reduce Costs
sponsored by Numara Software
WHITE PAPER: With IT service quality expectations, industry standards and compliance mandates, managing IT change needs to be a top priority. Read this paper to learn about IT change management automation, the impact of change and a solution that best fits your needs.
Posted: 01 Jun 2007 | Published: 01 Dec 2006

Numara Software

Longhorn Server and New Group Policy Settings
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: With the advent of Microsoft's "Longhorn" technologies comes a wealth of new and improved Group Policy settings. This paper takes an introductory look at the new categories as well as changes and additions to the existing policy categories.
Posted: 14 Mar 2007 | Published: 01 Mar 2007

Global Knowledge

Apply the ITIL Framework with Confidence
sponsored by TechExcel
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper explains how ITIL provides the foundation for quality IT service management. It actively supports corporate goals by offering services that are based on efficient principles and adequately fulfilling business requirements.
Posted: 12 Mar 2007 | Published: 01 Mar 2007

TechExcel

Creating a Culture of Change Management
sponsored by Tripwire, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Download this paper and discover how to create a culture of change management in your organization that mitigates the risk of malicious changes and provides security staff with a reliable, objective view of change across your entire enterprise.
Posted: 01 Mar 2007 | Published: 01 Feb 2007

Tripwire, Inc.

Control IT With Configuration Audit and Control
sponsored by Tripwire, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Learn how establishing a change policy that enforces all changes are auditable and authorized, and all unauthorized changes are investigated, can enable IT organizations to reach compliance, security, and availability goals
Posted: 01 Mar 2007 | Published: 01 Feb 2007

Tripwire, Inc.

Tripwire Enterprise Datasheet
sponsored by Tripwire, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Unauthorized change is the most significant threat to an IT organization's ability to improve availability, security and compliance. That's why thousands of organizations worldwide use Tripwire® Enterprise as their configuration audit and control sol
Posted: 01 Mar 2007 | Published: 01 Feb 2007

Tripwire, Inc.

Security Controls Oversight for Sarbanes-Oxley Audit and Compliance
sponsored by ArcSight, an HP Company
WHITE PAPER: Download this white paper and learn how ensure your company's compliant with a security management strategy that enables you centrally collect, store, monitor and display security event data.
Posted: 24 Jan 2007 | Published: 01 Dec 2006

ArcSight, an HP Company

Ensuring Customer Loyalty: Designing Next-Generation Loyalty Programs
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Loyalty programs are a necessary part of a successful CRM program and long-term customer retention. Compare available programs, learn what a loyalty program can achieve for your business and gain an eight step guide to designing your own successful plan.
Posted: 16 Jan 2007 | Published: 01 Feb 2005

Oracle Corporation

The IT/Compliance Challenge within Segregation of Duties: Eliminating Developer Access to the Production Environment
sponsored by BMC Software, Extending Value with Identify Software
WHITE PAPER: This white paper reviews effective methods for creating controlled, secure access to complete problem data for your developers so they can solve production problems without actually accessing your production environment.
Posted: 16 Nov 2006 | Published: 01 Nov 2006

BMC Software, Extending Value with Identify Software

Optimize the Business Outcome of SOA
sponsored by Mercury
WHITE PAPER: This white paper details the business benefits of service-oriented architecture (SOA), common obstacles to success, and strategies for optimizing the business outcome of an SOA.
Posted: 16 Nov 2006 | Published: 01 Nov 2006

Mercury

Achieving PCI Compliance in Complex Payment Networks
sponsored by LogLogic, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Discover how next generation log management and intelligence (LMI) reduces the cost and complexity of PCI compliance and how using IT controls such as COBIT, ITIL and ISO answers many compliance mandates.
Posted: 13 Nov 2006 | Published: 01 Jul 2006

LogLogic, Inc.

Selecting a Flexible, Custom Platform to Automate Your Data Center Management
sponsored by Opsware, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Data center automation should be used to simplify IT lifecycle management, especially as the number of devices increases. Learn how automation solutions can reduce the cost and complexity of managing IT infrastructure and improve operational quality.
Posted: 09 Nov 2006 | Published: 01 Nov 2006

Opsware, Inc.

Reducing Costs in Operations Management with ITIL-Based Process Automation
sponsored by Opalis Software, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Operational costs increase with every technology implementation. Automated process driven management can help lower these costs and improve IT efficiencies. Read this white paper to learn about the benefits of ITIL-based process automation.
Posted: 01 Nov 2006 | Published: 01 Nov 2006

Opalis Software, Inc.

Getting Started with ITIL's CMDB: Best-Practice Tips for Enterprise IT Professionals
sponsored by Enterprise Management Associates (EMA)
WHITE PAPER: Gain insight into ITIL's CMDB, the drivers for adoption, potential pitfalls on the road to CMDB success, and best-practices guidance to organizations undertaking a CMDB initiative.
Posted: 09 Oct 2006 | Published: 01 Feb 2007

Enterprise Management Associates (EMA)

Turn Virtual Management into Automated Best Practices
sponsored by Opalis Software, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Virtualization adds layers of overhead and complexity which offsets the potential cost savings virtualization can provide. Learn how automating virtual server commissioning and decommissioning procedures makes virtual environments truly cost effective.
Posted: 25 Sep 2006 | Published: 01 Sep 2006

Opalis Software, Inc.

Change Governance Series: Making Sense of Regulations and Best Practices
sponsored by SERENA Software, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to learn about the three most popular improvement methodologies, implementing best practices, important IT industry regulations, and the key differences between a regulation and a best practice.
Posted: 16 Mar 2006 | Published: 01 Jan 2005

SERENA Software, Inc.

Optimizing ITIL Best Practices with Mercury BTO
sponsored by Mercury
WHITE PAPER: Learn how to optimize Information Technology Infrastructure Library using best practices which will enable users to tailor ITIL processes to meet business requirements.
Posted: 20 Dec 2005 | Published: 01 Dec 2005

Mercury
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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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