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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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Collaborative IT: A Pragmatic Approach for Bringing the Service Desk and Operations Together
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: This reports looks at best practices and technologies that can support an effective integration of the Service Desk and Operations teams. The report focuses on closed loop incident and problem management, as well as end-to-end change and configuration management, with a particular focus on automation.
Posted: 22 Jul 2010 | Published: 22 Jul 2010

Hewlett-Packard Company

Configuration Auditing – The Next Critical Step in Compliance
sponsored by nCircle
WHITE PAPER: In this paper learn what Configuration auditing entails verifying the configurations of all assets in the environment to make sure they have the correct settings. This includes auditing new assets, monitoring for changes and verifying that planned changes are carried out properly.
Posted: 02 Aug 2010 | Published: 02 Aug 2010

nCircle

Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager 2007 SP2, R2, R3
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: The fourth edition of Microsoft’s System Management Server was released in August, 2007 with a new name, System Center Configuration Manager, making it part of the System Center brand. This paper will go through the components of each variety of this product to clear up any confusion around this valuable piece of management software.
Posted: 27 Jul 2010 | Published: 27 Jul 2010

Global Knowledge

Better Active Directory Auditing...Less Overhead, More Power
sponsored by Netwrix Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Today’s stringent legislative and industry requirements Windows server auditing simpler, more reliable, and better able to meet their business requirements. organizations – faced with stricter internal security policies as well as– continue to struggle to make.
Posted: 20 Jul 2010 | Published: 20 Jul 2010

Netwrix Corporation

Avoid the Pitfalls of SLA Management: A Lesson for SaaS Providers
sponsored by Tenzing Managed IT Services
WHITE PAPER: Service Level Agreement (SLA)  management is a challenging part of delivering business services over the internet. Read this whitepaper to learn the importance of proper SLA management practices, and how the success of a SaaS company depends on it.
Posted: 28 Jun 2010 | Published: 28 Jun 2010

Tenzing Managed IT Services

Mid-Market CEO Study
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Explore the study, The Enterprise Of The Future: Implications For Midsize Organizations, to learn about the core traits shared by these successful midsize organizations.
Posted: 14 Jun 2010 | Published: 30 Jul 2008

IBM

Proven Techniques and Best Practices for Managing Infrastructure Changes
sponsored by Fluke Networks
WHITE PAPER: During a period of expansion, it’s vital to ensure network readiness and validate infrastructure changes to optimize network performance, minimize user downtime and reduce problems after implementation. This white paper explains how to manage network changes and meet the need for speed of implementation without sacrificing accuracy.
Posted: 13 Apr 2010 | Published: 01 Feb 2007

Fluke Networks

Ten Ways to Establish a Strategic Advantage in Managing Change
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This paper offers ways that companies can establish a strategic advantage in managing change. It suggests a structured approach to managing change amid the complexity of smarter product development in which the rapid evolution of software plays a major part.
Posted: 17 Mar 2010 | Published: 17 Jun 2009

IBM

A Lifecycle Approach to Systems Quality: Because You Can’t Test in Quality at the End
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper looks at approaches for effectively integrating quality management into lifecycle activities and the potential benefits this can deliver for project and business outcomes.
Posted: 17 Mar 2010 | Published: 17 Dec 2009

IBM

Best Practices for Delivering Better Software Faster with ALM
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This paper outlines the steps that organizations must take to improve their systems and software development processes, including key best practices. It discusses solutions for unifying fractured, global development groups with existing infrastructures.
Posted: 17 Mar 2010 | Published: 17 Dec 2009

IBM

Maximizing the Business Benefits of On Demand Web Content Management Systems
sponsored by Clickability, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Companies of all sizes are recognizing that on-demand SaaS solutions represent a viable alternative to on-premise applications; they are taking a closer look at which SaaS vendors can serve as a strategic source for their on-demand solution needs. Read this paper to find out more about the business benefits of Clickability’s On-Demand WCM Platform.
Posted: 10 Mar 2010 | Published: 09 Mar 2010

Clickability, Inc.

Mercedes-Benz Takes a Smooth Ride to ERP 6.0
sponsored by Panaya, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Mercedes-Benz USA needed to upgrade from 4.6C to ERP 6.0 to manage an increasingly complex application environment while doing it in-house without overtaxing development team members. Read this paper to find out how Panaya helped Mercedes-Benz USA come in on time and under budget with their SAP upgrade.
Posted: 24 Feb 2010 | Published: 24 Feb 2010

Panaya, Inc.

Accelerating Return on Investment through B2B Outsourcing
sponsored by Crossgate
WHITE PAPER: In the past, companies relied on software, developers, and consultants to adapt internal technology to fit their business. By outsourcing B2B to integrate suppliers and operations, companies can reduce ongoing infrastructure costs, reduce the amount of staff required to perform daily tasks, and most importantly, create organizational agility.
Posted: 18 Feb 2010 | Published: 18 Feb 2010

Crossgate

Successful Agile with HP Quality Center
sponsored by HP Software
WHITE PAPER: Agile software development is quickly becoming the preferred way to build mission-critical software systems. However, if it is not implemented properly customers can run the risk of increasing costs and loss of quality instead of making teams more effective. Read this paper on the proper implementation of agile software development.
Posted: 09 Feb 2010 | Published: 09 Feb 2010

HP Software

Managing Change Effectively with ERP: The Impact On 5 Key Business Functions
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines the impact of using disparate systems versus an integrated ERP system on your manufacturing operations. The detailed charts on the following pages provide insight into how the inefficiencies associated with change management today can be easily and cost-effectively eliminated.
Posted: 04 Dec 2009 | Published: 03 Dec 2009

Infor

Staying in Control When Requirements Change: Learn Ways to Keep Schedules and Costs in Line
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: An effective change management process can help you better identify how alterations will affect cost and schedule so you can keep them in control. This paper will explore change management approaches and how you can use IBM Rational® solutions to manage changes to development, system and IT artifacts.
Posted: 01 Dec 2009 | Published: 30 Oct 2009

IBM

Optimizing Business Service Management (BSM) in a Challenging Global Economy: Delivering Service Quality While Improving IT Efficiency
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: This IDC White Paper examines the roles of virtualization and automation in improving operational efficiencies. Delivering end-to-end service visibility across both physical and virtual infrastructures is a key requirement for preventing service outages or failures.
Posted: 13 Nov 2009 | Published: 25 May 2009

Hewlett-Packard Company

Fixing the SAP Upgrade Process: Nine Best Practices
sponsored by Panaya, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This paper takes a new look at the SAP upgrade process in light of emerging best practices and new technologies. This report offers a discussion of the value of both technical and functional upgrades as well as a discussion of some of the best practices to enhance the value of your SAP upgrades while lowering overall cost.
Posted: 10 Nov 2009 | Published: 10 Nov 2009

Panaya, Inc.

Solutions for Small to Medium Data Centers
sponsored by APC by Schneider Electric
WHITE PAPER: APC® by Schneider Electric enables you to adapt your data center to the changing needs of a business. With the same InfraStruXure® HD-Ready architecture, you can start out with a low-density data center, and later scale up to high density as needed without picking up the phone to call for more capacity, engineering or quotes.
Posted: 23 Oct 2009 | Published: 23 Oct 2009

APC by Schneider Electric

Change Management Best Practices for the Engineering and Construction Industry
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: The purpose of this white paper is to highlight best practices of identifying and managing changes that might occur on a construction project, and provide a process to effectively manage changes on construction projects.
Posted: 08 Oct 2009 | Published: 01 Apr 2009

Oracle Corporation

Seven Practical Steps for Federal Cyber Security and FISMA Compliance
sponsored by Tripwire, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This paper provides seven practical steps any information security organization can take to improve information system security and achieve compliance with relevant regulations, standards and internal security and operational policy.
Posted: 05 Oct 2009 | Published: 27 Apr 2009

Tripwire, Inc.

Top 5 Network Performance Management Mistakes & How to Avoid Them
sponsored by Netcordia
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper will look at five of the most common mistakes when it comes to network performance management and discuss how IT organizations can get ahead of the curve by automating network management and giving the appropriate level of visibility to different levels of IT staff. Read on to learn how your organization can fix these mistakes.
Posted: 12 Aug 2009 | Published: 12 Aug 2009

Netcordia

Practical Steps to Achieve and Maintain NERC Compliance
sponsored by Tripwire, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This paper describes seven practical steps information security professionals can take to integrate controls into IT production operations, to simultaneously achieve NERC compliance goals, and also IT operational and security goals.
Posted: 31 Jul 2009 | Published: 08 Dec 2008

Tripwire, Inc.

Real Time Data Integration: Using Change Data Capture Technology with Microsoft SSIS
sponsored by Attunity
WHITE PAPER: Change data capture (CDC) technology has become a strategic component of many data warehouse and business intelligence (BI) architectures. Read this paper and learn how to use change date capture technology with Microsoft SQL server intergration services in real time.
Posted: 08 Jul 2009 | Published: 02 Jul 2008

Attunity

Why You Should Take a Holistic Approach to ITIL and Service Support
sponsored by BMC Software, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: In these tough economic times, how do you address the challenge of reducing costs without diminishing your service quality? Companies can lower costs significantly and meet the growing demand for services by taking a more holistic approach. This paper discusses the importance of taking a unified approach to service support management and...
Posted: 18 Jun 2009 | Published: 15 Jun 2009

BMC Software, Inc.
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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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