4 How to plan for successful change: Change Pieces

Making it manageable with Change Pieces

Change Pieces are the activities that will make up your change. They are broad packages of work which relate to the Hooks. Making your change plan into Change Pieces immediately makes something which is large, unwieldy and difficult to make happen, into a series of smaller, easier to understand and implementable pieces. Change Pieces are not deliverables but are things that happen. A deliverable would be ‘Testing complete’, a Change Piece would be ‘Systems testing’.

When deciding on your Change Pieces, you can group together activities that should normally start and end at the same time, like ‘Systems testing’ above, or ‘Customer communications’. You can ...

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