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Practical Change Management for IT Projects by Emily Carr

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Change Management and the project team

Change Management is an important driver of project success, but the Change Management team does not operate in a box on its own.

Most IT projects have four main teams:

  • The Project Management team, who focus on running the project
  • The Functional teams, who work on the business side of the project
  • The Technical team, who work on the technical aspects of the computer system
  • The Change Management team, who work with the people side of the project

For the project to be successful, all four teams must work together. No team can function as a silo. Many projects will show the relationship between the teams in the following way:

The traditional view of project teams has the sub-teams working in silos

The preceding figure ...

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