Failing to stay ahead of the latest technology trends can put your organization at risk. However, investing in the latest tech tools doesn’t always guarantee a smooth implementation either. Going from manual processes to technology-aided operations is no easy transition. You will encounter roadblocks. Resistance to change and ill-equipped managers and front-line staff are some of the things you can expect. Change management strategy is the key to getting the most out of your investment.
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