Companies implementing information projects tend to be undergoing organizational change as well. Or at least it seems that way to me. In any event, dealing with change is inevitable in an information management career. Understanding you are in a period of change followed by an adjustment of your approaches to various situations can help immensely.

In times of change, organizations face major challenges such as retention and morale issues as well as maintaining high-level work results. Productivity is under assault during change. Information projects need to go forward, but the team members may be confused or, worse, demoralized by the activities going on around them. I've found that information projects which ignore the important aspects of organizational change do not produce good results, regardless of the best-laid architecture and technology plans.

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