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Use Adaptive Change Management for a Successful Bimodal Delivery Approach

Published: 25 June 2019

ID: G00389812

Analyst(s): Sarah Davies


Program and portfolio management leaders managing a bimodal approach often struggle with project change management, because “change” transacts differently in each mode. To balance control and progress, change assessment and execution must adapt to the type of change and the mode of the project.

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  • Key Challenges



  • Avoid Excess Overheads by Assessing the Control and Effort Needed to Manage Requirements and Adapt Change Control Levels
  • Regularly Perform Formal Project Rebaselines to Account for the Impact of Change on Mode 1 Projects and Programs
  • Embrace Mode 2 Change by Accepting and Clarifying Value Evolution During the Product Life Cycle

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