FAQ

Organizational change refers to planned alterations of organizational components to improve the effectiveness of an organization. Organizational components include organizational mission, vision, values, culture, strategy, goals, structure, process, technology and people in an organization. A few examples of organizational change include-merger, acquisitions, buyouts, restructuring, launch of new products and installation of new technology.
Organizational Change Management (OCM) is a framework structured around the changing needs and capabilities of an organization. OCM is used to prepare, adopt and implement fundamental and radical organizational changes, including its culture, policies, procedures and physical environment, as well as employee roles, skills and responsibilities.
Yes OCM is completely different from Change Management in a project management context which refers to change control processes wherein changes to the scope of a project are formally introduced and approved.
Yes OCM is completely different from Change Management in an ITSM context which refers to standardized methods and procedures used for efficient and prompt handling of all changes to control IT infrastructure in order to minimize the number and impact of any related incidents upon service.
An OCM Cloud is a remotely hosted software service that assists in the guidance, planning and control of OCM activities within an enterprise.
Yes the terms OCM Cloud and OCMaaS (which stands for OCM as a Service) mean exactly the same. Today in the world of IT all remotely-hosted (Cloud) solutions are a form of service on demand. In this particular case the service provided is assistance in planning and control of OCM activities within an enterprise.
The product is named OCMSuccess as it contains guidelines, advanced templates and directives not only to identify a strategy of OCM but also to thoroughly plan and execute all OCM activities in order to ensure that the success objectives of organizational change will be met in a project.
While it is expected that most users of OCMSuccess will employ it to support Digital Transformation projects in large organizations because this is the most common scenario today where OCM activities are funded, the service is sufficiently generic to be used to support other projects such as business process change.
It is expected that multi-million dollar transformation projects and programs in large organizations would invest in a full-version of OCMSuccess so that a parallel OCM work component can be executed in an agile, automated and intelligent manner with the help of this service.
The typical users of OCMSuccess would be Change Managers, Communication Managers, Training Managers, Business Analysts and Change Analysts working to implement OCM in a large organization.
While there are other tools built to support OCM within an organization there are currently none which are structured with such thorough practitioner amenities and guidelines as OCMSuccess.
No product or tool can guarantee 100% success of any work component as there is significant dependence on the diligence and skill set of the users. However OCMSuccess enables the users to thoroughly plan and execute all OCM activities in an agile, automated and intelligent manner in order to significantly enhance the probability of success of all objectives of organizational change in a large project.
OCMSuccess is a hands-on practitioner tool that provides thorough amenities to assist with the guidance, planning and control of OCM activities within an enterprise. Whereas Prosci ADKAR is a well-renowned framework at a higher-level to prepare users and stakeholders to accept a significant organizational change and thrive in a new way of doing business.
OCMSuccess is fully compatible with the Prosci ADKAR framework.
Yes practitioners of Organizational Change Management been extensively involved in the creation of OCMSuccess. The tool has been designed by a practitioner.
A large organization should invest in OCMSuccess primarily in order to significantly enhance the probability of success of all objectives of organizational change in a large project.
The product OCMSuccess consists of a number of Services that provide guidelines, receive data and automatically generate planning and reporting artefacts to thoroughly plan and execute all OCM activities in a large project in an automated manner.
While a methodology is inherent within OCMSuccess, the product is best described as a practitioner blueprint which is fully compatible with the well-renowned Prosci ADKAR methodology and framework for OCM.
Yes investment in OCMSuccess will significantly reduce labour costs of its various users (eg, Change Managers, Communication Managers, Training Managers, Business Analysts and Change Analysts) owing to the ready-made templates and instructional guidelines to produce all planning and reporting artefacts to thoroughly plan and execute all OCM activities.
There are currently 3 versions of OCM Success: one free trial version with 65% full features for 30 days; a paid Professional version with 75% of full features and a paid Premium version with all the features included. The paid versions support a larger user base while the free version supports a single user only. Both the paid versions have annual charges which need to be renewed every 365 days.
The free trial version of OCM Success should be used by practitioners of change management who are interested in exploring the use of an automated tool to facilitate their work activities. It is expected that after evaluating the free trial version such users will purchase one of the paid versions in order to leverage the long-term benefits of using OCM Success.
OCM implementing organizations that are keen on automation, agility, methodology compliance, efficiency and cost-reduction of all their OCM activities should invest in the full version of OCMSuccess.
The current free version includes 65% of the full features of the product. It is provided for a limited duration of 30 days only.
Administration access and amenities are excluded from the free version but available in both the paid versions. No backend support is available for the free version, however both the paid versions have full backend technical support available.
Yes over time version updates will be available for users of both the free and paid versions.
Yes this kind of integration can be provided as an additional paid service by OCMSuccess Professional Services. Please use the Contact Us page to send us your specific requirements and we will respond with a quote.