jTask Pulse users can create and maintain a comprehensive Change Impact Analysis. The application features templates that incorporate industry best practices. It lets users customize fields for specific requirements.
It is the process to analyze how stakeholders will be impacted by the change and the change’s specific impact on people, processes, tools, organizational structure, roles, and technology.
This process involves identifying and categorizing who and what will be affected, assessing the degree of change occurring within these areas, and describing the change.
This process determines the size, scope, timing, and complexity of the change effort. It is used to inform and guide the formation of the change strategy and identify activities required to manage risk and resistance that may be associated with the change.
It is used in the development of the Change Management Strategy. It is also used to prepare stakeholder engagement, communication, and learning development plans.
Change Impact Analysis, together with Stakeholder Analysis, guides the Change Management Strategy that then determines the budget and resource requirements (the Change Management Plan) for a successful change.
Gather information through methods including interviews with subject matter experts.
Avoid collecting large lists of Change Impacts. Instead, focus on scoring Change Impact risks and work with leadership to develop mitigation strategies to lower them.