Announcing Change Management Control 2.0

April 11, 2006 — Las Vegas, NV — SLAM Solutions Inc., makers of web based software tools, announces the release of Change Management Control Version 2.0. Stemming from client feedback and extensive research into change management best practices, Version 2.0 features an enhanced settings tool accessed through the web interface that allows system administrators full ability to modify and add unlimited workflows to the system, an interface customization tool and the addition of auto assignment groups based on workflow. These features are among other enhancements that increase the security and functionality of the system. The software has been in beta testing since early January and today SLAM announces its release to the public.

Adding to the improved suite of settings, Change Management Control is now fully integrated with SLAM's Help Desk Control. Now SLAM offers the ability to monitor incident, problem and change tracking from one single application. Moreover, clients have the option of designing their own custom modules and integrating them into the software. This is useful for those organizations that wish to incorporate their own custom applications such as asset tracking, content management and resource management.

Learn more about version 2.0 - Click Here.

Impact of Change Management Implementation

Can the benefits of implementing a change management system truly be measured? Recent studies describe numerous advantages that organizations experience after implementation of change management practices along with the implementation of a software solution to monitor those practices. Among other benefits, change management allows organizations to:

  • Streamline changes
  • Avoid conflicts, reduce errors
  • Avoid lost revenue
  • Improve management and tracking of changes
  • Improve communications with people/groups/departments involved and/or affected by changes
  • Increase productivity
  • Backout of changes with pre-planning
  • Easily document ALL changes be they a success or failure for future use
  • Re-use prior change data to increase efficiency and reduce lifecycle of change
  • Meet quality assurance industry standards

But it is possible to quantify these benefits? According to a survey sent to IT directors at organizations that implemented change management software solutions, on average the group measured the following benefits:

  • A productivity increase of 25-60%
  • An increase in management and testing by 30%
  • A reduction of the change lifecycle by 50%
  • A reduction of problems by 90%
  • ROI of 100-300%