Celebrate change

Connecting with people and 'business-led' change were the winners at the ChangeConnect 2017 Award held on 9 November 2017.   Congratulations to the University of Adelaide on winning the ChangeConnect 2017 Award for the Adelaide Health and Medical Sciences building project. "The stand out project for us was one that touched the hearts and minds of the... Continue Reading →

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A natural change approach creates buy-in for a new way of working.

In 2016, SA Power Networks reimagined the way they could work together using emerging technology. In the past, primary communication for field teams was via paper copy drawings -  not ideal when working with critical infrastructure during major weather conditions, often in hazardous areas across South Australia. The result was a joint initiative between Network... Continue Reading →

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ChangeConnect Award 2017 Judges

We are pleased to announce our judges for 2017.   Erma Ranieri Appointed on 1 July 2014, Commissioner for Public Sector Employment Erma Ranieri works passionately towards creating a world-leading public sector that serves South Australians well, does what it says it will do, and to which every public servant is proud to belong. With the... Continue Reading →

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Communication in the world of AI

A lively discussion followed the presentation from Better Communication Results’ Jo Curkpatrick and Lee Hopkins on communication in the world of artificial intelligence at ChangeHub. The discussion began with an update on how Bendigo Bank is approaching artificial intelligence, starting with a low-key but high-impact chatbot system. Very relevant to the event venue, which was... Continue Reading →

The disruption of AI

Artificial intelligence (AI) is the latest major disruptor for organisations both big and small, private or social. History tells us that the outcome will depend on three types of organisations: innovators using AI to streamline and innovate; followers who use AI to keep up with their competitors; and laggards who fail to plug into the... Continue Reading →

Changing habits for change

Do you want to maximise your usage and adoption amongst your people when implementing changes in your organisation? Then you need to understand how the human brain makes and breaks habits. Nearly 50% of our daily activities are routine and habit both at work and in our personal lives. The human brain loves to make... Continue Reading →

ChangeHub: Award winning change

Join us at on a ChangeConnect Hub 'walk and talk' tour of The University of Adelaide, Adelaide Health and Medical Sciences Building (AHMS) building with Richard Veale and Sonja Graetz, the ChangeConnect 2017 Award winning- change team. Join us When Tuesday 27 March 2018 7.30 am to 9.00 am Where University of Adelaide Health & Medical Sciences... Continue Reading →

A minimal disruption goal and a hands-on strategy drives end user experience outcome.

  Technology upgrades are generally disruptive and often unwanted by staff. This was the challenge faced by the “Program Lhotse” team at SA Power Networks, when upgrading their Citrix platform and ten-year-old Microsoft Office suite, and standardising the server configuration. Program Lhotse, named after the fourth highest mountain in the world, set a clear mantra:... Continue Reading →

An open mind philosophy becomes the catalyst for change.

In 2012 the Department of Environment and Natural Resources and the Department for Water amalgamated to establish the Department for Environment, Water and Natural Resources (DEWNR). The physical impact of the amalgamation was significant - 900 people were operating out of seven locations across Adelaide; essentially dividing the culture, hindering collaboration, escalating leasing and travel... Continue Reading →

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