Years ago, I had a statistics professor who often used colorful politically incorrect language to describe the spurious relationships that a cursory examination of data would suggest. I found myself reminded of that recently as I was designing my next Change Management strategy.
Standing still is like being a pylon. Sounds obscure, but it is a phrase to live by. I learned this gem playing hockey. When beginning hockey, coaches drilled into us the concept of continuous movement. Being in movement meant occupying more than one space and enhancing the area we could affect. If you're standing still, well, you're stationary. Sure you can affect what comes to you, but you are not going to things.
NEW Need a new system to manage your information? In this short video, Edan Puritt, co-founder of Askari Solutions Inc., reviews core Information Asset Management principles which apply across various business lines. When introducing a new system, Puritt advises you follow general IM principles when designing the architecture. You should only pay ONCE for the artifact, and then move it around your business and reuse it many times to amortize and reduce costs, assiduously avoiding the introduction of new redundancies.