[Podcast] Making Large-Scale Change Happen
Kevin Craine

By: Kevin Craine on January 26th, 2021

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[Podcast] Making Large-Scale Change Happen

Change Management  |  AIIM on Air

The workplace in 2021 will demand a different set of skills. Now more than ever, organizations need to embrace disruption as a springboard for competitive advantage and adopt new ways of working that invigorate organizational performance. But making the transition isn't just about the technology involved; success requires the ability to effectively manage change itself.

The challenge of change is one that I frequently hear from AIIM members. Managing change is often a more difficult task than even the most complicated technology implementation.

Organizations that are good at managing change and effectively adopting the technologies and techniques needed to transform will be the ones who gain a competitive advantage in the new norm. The trouble is, according to experts, about 75% of all change initiatives don't deliver the hoped-for results. But that's about to change, and there is opportunity for those organizations willing to "lean-in" to the challenge of making large-scale change happen.

That is why I'm pleased to bring Bill Schaninger to this episode of AIIM On Air. Bill is a Senior Partner at McKinsey and a global leader of their Organization Practice. We discuss his best-selling book, co-authored with Scott Keller, "Beyond Performance 2.0 - A Proven Approach to Leading Large-Scale Change."

The urgency of why large-scale change must be a central component of effective leadership was made clear in their 2011 bestseller Beyond Performance. Now, in version 2.0 of the book, Schaninger and Keller describe how. And it couldn't come at a better time. Organizations today must be good at managing change, not just to survive today but also so they can keep up with the competition. Even before COVID-19, businesses needed a reset. Now, most leaders recognize how critical a high-performance culture is to their organization's continued success.

Listen to this episode of AIIM On Air as we explore a framework to make large-scale change happen.


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About Kevin Craine

Kevin Craine is a professional writer, an internationally respected technology analyst, and an award-winning podcast producer. He was named the #1 Enterprise Content Management Influencer to follow on Twitter and has listeners and readers worldwide. Kevin creates strategic content for the web, marketing, social media, and more. He is the written voice for some of North America's leading brands and his interviews feature today's best thought leaders. His client list includes many well-known global leaders like IBM, Microsoft and Intel, along with a long list of individuals and start-ups from a wide variety of industries. Kevin's podcasts have been heard around the world, including the award-winning weekly business show "Everyday MBA". He is also the host and producer of "Bizcast"​ on C-Suite Radio and the producer behind podcasts for Epson, Canon, IBM and AIIM International, among others. Prior to starting Craine Communications Group, Kevin was Director of Document Services for Regence BlueCross BlueShield where he managed high volume document processing operations in Seattle, Portland and Salt Lake City. He also spent time at IKON as an Enterprise Content Management consultant working with national and major accounts. He was the founding editor of Document Strategy magazine. Kevin has also been, at one point or another, an adjunct university professor, a black belt martial artist, and a professional guitarist. Kevin holds an MBA in the Management of Science and Technology as well as a BA in Communications and Marketing.