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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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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


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


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.

Understanding ITIL® Service Portfolio Management: An Approach For Implementing Effective Service Lifecycle Management
sponsored by BMC Software, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: IT executives and their teams need a comprehensive and accurate view of IT services. A service catalog includes all relevant details about your services, including which service level agreements (SLAs) are associated with it, who is able to request it, how much it costs, and how to fulfill it. This paper describes the IT Infrastructure...
Posted: 17 Jun 2009 | Published: 15 Jun 2009

BMC Software, Inc.

Seven Requirements for Balancing Control and Agility in the Virtual Environment
sponsored by BMC Software, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Unparalleled agility is the promise of virtualization. But managing change, staying compliant, and preventing virtual sprawl are just a few of the challenges you could face before you reap the rewards. VMware joined us recently to co-author 7 must-read tips for striking the perfect balance in your virtual environment.
Posted: 17 Jun 2009 | Published: 15 Jun 2009

BMC Software, Inc.

Faster Application Development via Improved Database Change Management
sponsored by Embarcadero Technologies, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Embarcadero® Change Manager™ puts the power of change tracking, schema comparison, software-generated synchronization scripts, and flexible reporting into the hands of the development team.
Posted: 01 Apr 2009 | Published: 27 Mar 2009

Embarcadero Technologies, Inc.

Ensuring Personally Identifiable Information (PII) Security Within U.S. Government Agencies
sponsored by Embarcadero Technologies, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Safeguarding personally identifiable information (PII) and remaining in compliance with government regulations is a difficult challenge made easier with database tools from Embarcadero Technologies.
Posted: 27 Mar 2009 | Published: 27 Mar 2009

Embarcadero Technologies, Inc.

Enforcing IT Change Management Policy
sponsored by Tripwire, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to learn how to enforce IT Control Management policies effectively by fostering a culture of change and enforcing change management processes resulting in greater auditability, improved quality, and IT infrastructure integrity.
Posted: 18 Mar 2009 | Published: 18 Mar 2009

Tripwire, Inc.

Change is the Enemy of Security and Compliance: 10 Questions You Should Ask Yourself about Changes to Your Network
sponsored by nCircle
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to learn 10 ways that enterprise environments typically change and what you can do to identify, analyze and manage these changes and their associated risks on an ongoing basis.
Posted: 16 Mar 2009 | Published: 02 Mar 2009


Continuous Application Performance for Enterprise .NET Systems
sponsored by dynaTrace software, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: As IT faces pressure from the all sides Application Performance Management must evolve to fulfill new requirements to ensure continuous delivery of high application performance with minimal resource investment. Read this paper to learn how.
Posted: 06 Mar 2009 | Published: 06 Mar 2009

dynaTrace software, Inc.

Tools for Team Development: Why Vendors are Finally Getting it Right
sponsored by Microsoft
WHITE PAPER: This is an important moment in the evolution of development tools and they have more to offer than they did ten years ago. This analyst white paper reviews today's software development tools and how they are now able to help optimize the end-to-end development process.
Posted: 04 Mar 2009 | Published: 01 Dec 2008


What is Application Lifecycle Management?
sponsored by Microsoft
WHITE PAPER: This analyst white paper gives a clear definition to application lifecycle management (ALM). It also reviews 3 distinct main areas of ALM: governance, development and operations.
Posted: 04 Mar 2009 | Published: 01 Dec 2008


Application Lifecycle Management and Business Process
sponsored by Microsoft
WHITE PAPER: This analyst white paper clearly defines how application lifecycle management (ALM) supports business process and even floats the possibility ALM might be even more important, since it creates the underpinnings for all other business processes.
Posted: 03 Mar 2009 | Published: 01 Dec 2008


Testing as Managed Services - TMS
sponsored by Wipro Technologies
WHITE PAPER: Testing as Managed Service' also known as TMS is a delivery model which encompasses all the QA activities across project, programs and organization across enterprise domain. This document analyzes the challenges faced in testing enterprise applications and explains some enefits from successful implementation of TMS.
Posted: 27 Feb 2009 | Published: 27 Feb 2009

Wipro Technologies

Deliver Application Integration Projects in Days
sponsored by Cast Iron Systems
WHITE PAPER: This white paper details the Cast Iron Integration Solution, which dramatically simplifies application integration today. As a purpose-built solution designed exclusively for application integration, it eliminates complexity from an integration problem and enables companies to implement projects in days, rather than weeks or months.
Posted: 23 Feb 2009 | Published: 23 Feb 2009

Cast Iron Systems

Understanding Web Application Security Challenges
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This paper explains what you can do to help protect your organization, and it discusses an approach for improving your organization's Web application security.
Posted: 13 Feb 2009 | Published: 13 Feb 2009


The New Face of IT Service Management: Aligning Business, Development and Operations Teams for Strategic Advantage
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This research shows that a lack of trust in IT's ability to deliver business value is one of the biggest hurdles that enterprises face in bringing IT and business closer together.
Posted: 13 Feb 2009 | Published: 13 Feb 2009


The CIO Profession: Leaders of Change, Drivers of Innovation
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: CIOs are emerging as leaders of innovation and bringing those ideas to the table, putting their end-to-end knowledge of the business to use in thinking through new technology-based opportunities.
Posted: 11 Feb 2009 | Published: 10 Feb 2009


Creating Order from Chaos in Data Centers and Server Rooms
sponsored by Schneider Electric
WHITE PAPER: Data center professionals can rid themselves of messy racks, sub-standard under floor air distribution, and cable sprawl with a minimum of heartache and expense. This paper outlines several innovative approaches for dealing with the symptoms of chaos and for eliminating the root causes of disorder.
Posted: 04 Feb 2009 | Published: 03 Feb 2009

Schneider Electric

Implementing Device Restrictions in Vista and Server 2008
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: With Vista clients and Server 2008 systems, we have a number of new Group Policy settings that allow us to exert some level of control over which devices users can install and use.
Posted: 23 Jan 2009 | Published: 23 Jan 2009

Global Knowledge

Multi Process HR Outsourcing for Large US Retailer
sponsored by Wipro Technologies
WHITE PAPER: Learn from the success one of the largest U.S. retailers who implemented an integrated global HR outsourcing solution that combined process, technology, domain, and service delivery expertise.
Posted: 13 Jan 2009 | Published: 13 Jan 2009

Wipro Technologies

Configuration and Change Management for IT Compliance and Risk Management
sponsored by Tripwire, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses key issues surrounding configuration management and compliance, such as the IT department's need to lower costs, increase management flexibility and control, and increase responsiveness to business needs and requirements.
Posted: 08 Jan 2009 | Published: 01 Nov 2007

Tripwire, 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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