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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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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.

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

nCircle

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.

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

Microsoft

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

Microsoft

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

Microsoft

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
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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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