Many organizations try to implement change. This includes everything from the introduction of a new planning tool or estimation method, to a company-wide process improvement program. Often these attempts fail due to a lack of skills to effect change. When new ideas are introduced they are either abandoned after a short time or adopted by only a few people.
Whenever an organization wants to change there are some key principles that it must consider in order to be successful. This paper covers the principles that lead to change.