Google’s Google Workspace is the answer to many of the 21st century’s productivity, communication, LMS and IT management needs, but making the shift can be daunting.
The deployment of new ICT services in any organisation can be filled with unknowns, from productivity delay concerns, to infrastructure and software compatibility issues, and even expectation management. This is where Opennetworks come in with over a decade experience in the deployment of Google Workspace, our Google Cloud Certified Professional Collaboration Engineers at the ready to ensure the process follows industry best practice, is secure and as efficient as possible.
Why is Change Management necessary?
Change Management is the act of preparing, supporting, and helping individuals, teams, and organizations in making organizational change. In the context of Google Workspace, this is essential in driving systemic digital transformation, as we are directly affecting the day-to-day workings of most – if not all – of your users. Some common questions when shifting to Google Workspace are:
With change management we aim to reduce resistance to change by effectively communicating and answering the above questions and more, which in turn:
- Reduces periods of coexistence with legacy systems
- Limits holdouts and negativity due to confusion
- Increases productivity and adoption
- Infrastructure modernisation
- 20-35% typical increase in user productivity
- Annual IT operational costs reduced by 45-60%