Our transformation and change management consultancy helps clients work through their organizational transformation strategies then implement their change management best practices.
Even though true organizational transformations are long, winding, and uncertain in their fullness, every step of that journey is much more certain and manageable with the proper transformation plans. A transformation strategy of successive, contingent plans is essential.
To survive and thrive, eventually all organizations must successfully transform. Digital transformation is the preoccupying evolution of the early 21st-century. Transition to non-carbon energy, adapting to climate changes, and social fracture are just a few of the other evolutions soon to be layered atop digital. Institute X guides modernizing organizations to benefit from successful transformation to evolving environmental reality.
When an organization makes the digital transition, Information Technology is invisible and reliable. Resources and energy can be dedicated to productivity gains, radical innovation, and any other pressing need. Institute X guides organizations toward valuable innovation in their digital environments.
Significant change, including digital transformation, usually turns accepted wisdom on its head. Successful transformations demand both creative non-conformity and personal/organizational conviction to move into the new reality through multiple changes (and likely, brief setbacks).
Yet leaders responsible to smoothly run organizations today are expected to disrupt sure efficiency for uncertain opportunity tomorrow. That's not natural. Institute X supports leaders to be transformative:
Change management techniques are broadly valuable because they focus leaders and project teams on the response of people being changed. They require resources and energy and can lose their impact by misapplication. The organization needs to maximize effect and minimize cost. Knowing where and how change management technique will be most effective is key.
The only way through a transformation journey is by successfully and repeatedly executing and applying change management techniques and tools.
Whether Prosci, Kotter, or even Lewin is your cup of tea, the method has to be incorporated into the transformation consistently over time. Our approach is method agnostic.
Usually understood as the method, process, and techniques for the people side of organizational change, we have developed our approaches to understanding and dealing with where and how much to apply change management in an organization. Look here for our approach to change knowns and unknowns, and how that affects project/change management.
Institute X has developed a pragmatic, step-by-step, practical playbook for executing many change management best practices. It's just enough recipe for people to act, knowing what to do and what should come of it.
Have a look and become a Playbook member at The Change Playbook site.
I really enjoyed Timothy's speech... particularly has views and perspectives that resonated very well with me and significant parts of the audience.a Director at Eastlink
Tim has a natural ability to understand issues and implications of complex situations then break them down into actionable parts with meaningful results. If you have the opportunity to work with Tim, jump at it!COO eCommerce marketplaces
...key in harnessing the skills of a number of team members.a Managing Director at Accenture
A terrific business partner.an SVP at Gartner
I've enjoyed the benefits of [Tim's] counsel many times over the years.a Principal Consultant at brandrewire.ca
Tim's wide interest and experience... allows him to be an excellent coach and mentor.a Product Manager that worked with Tim
... an inspirational thought leader who can also translate that to reality and execute on a business goal.a Principal Consultant at Cistel Technology
We work with clients in a way that best suits them and the task
Projects vary from quick turn-around assessments and reports through extensive, ongoing engagement with client teams. We keep clients apprised of evolving circumstances so there are no surprises.
SPECIAL—The Digital Future Impacts and Innovation Study is a pre-pak assessment of the impacts of digital re-invention/innovation opportunities. For:
The DFI2 study provides value from $15,000 - $25,000 in 1-month elapsed time. Contact us to set the parameters of this service for you.
An X-factor is an unknown more consistent than noise but not predictably understandable. X-factors are:
Our Adaptive Transformation™ model considers two dimensions of change: persistence and discontinuity.Persistence—Change happens all the time everywhere. Where and how regularly affects how well it may be accepted. Discontinuity—Change is adjustment from prevailing conditions on a continuum from negligible to extensive. The more extensive, the more discontinuous and risky.
All organizations evolve. Some incrementally become better versions of themselves. Others implement radical change. The first group gets progressively more out of touch, and the latter introduce risk and new points of failure.
Adaptation is nature's most consistently effective approach to transformation. Billions of years of "case studies" support it. Persistent adjustment to evolving conditions always produces the lowest risk and highest acceptability within the environment.
Change is relatively predictable and there are methods to manage it. Transformations are complex and unpredictable. Digital transformation, for example, merely changes basic technology; but forces reinvention of existing processes.
Transformations often have unintended consequences and risk far from the focus of change. They upset organizational equilibria, which are actually quite brittle. There are techniques, but there is no common method for this delicate activity.
Timothy Grayson has been transforming and innovating for over 25-years. He has digitally reinvented front and back-end operations in both small business and large commercial enterprise, in the public and not-for-profit sectors, and in academia. Timothy's particular expertise is:
The driving force behind Institute X, Timothy's experience crosses functional areas and roles.
Institute X serves private sector and government clients that recognize the unique complexity of the real transformation affecting them and seek bespoke assistance.
Institute X serves clients globally.
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