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Move Over Change Management

Posted on: 29 Jan 2016

Change management is a misleading term believes Seugnet van den Berg, MD of consulting firm Bizmod. “It has developed a bad reputation over the years and is seen as a luxury approach for business.” Instead, she prefers the term user involvement as it is the users’ adoption of the new system or approach that will ultimately result in success or failure.

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The Changing Face of Consulting

Posted on: 12 Jan 2016

The role of a consultancy has changed dramatically over the past 20 years. Traditionally consulting firms boasted a broad set of talent and skills enabling them to deliver a variety of services. “In the past the key differentiator was that consultants were able to access information that the client could not,” says Seugnet van den Berg, Managing Director at Bizmod. “This is no longer the situation as information and knowledge is now easily accessible to all.”

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A new way to communicate IT solutions

Posted on: 02 Nov 2015

Seugnet van den Berg, from consulting firm Bizmod says that a new era of consulting is upon us. The success of implementing IT systems and structures across the business is largely dependent on the individuals affected having a clear understanding of the intended solutions. “Translating the information into a format that is interesting and understandable is therefore paramount. The idea of applying artistic principles and creativity is an exciting and new way to approach this.”

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Behaviour at the forefront of large system implementation

Posted on: 26 Aug 2015

“Behavioural interventions are vital for the successful implementation of a new system,’ says Bizmod MD Seugnet van den Berg. “People often stick within their comfort zones and focus on the logistical, analytical and technical details of the implementation, but if users have not made the transition to the new system in the way they think, feel and behave, then the system won’t be utilised as it is intended to be.”

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Moving beyond your comfort zone

Posted on: 26 Aug 2015

Behaviour is at the forefront of large system implementation according to Bizmod MD Seugnet van den Berg. “Behavioural interventions are vital for the successful implementation of a new system,’ says Bizmod MD Seugnet van den Berg. “People often stick within their comfort zones and focus on the logistical, analytical and technical details of the implementation, but if users have not made the transition to the new system in the way they think, feel and behave, then the system won’t be utilised as it is intended to be.”

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