Have you ever felt like you were just getting the hang of a new process or technology and a new upgrade or update knocks you back to step one? You’re not alone! With constant changes in the world around us, we often walk a fine line between adopting better and more efficient technology solutions and processes and keeping familiarity and consistency so as not to create a tremendous learning curve.
Change management can be difficult, especially in public safety. Dynamic emergency response impacted by critical focus and high adrenaline doesn’t always lend itself to the time needed by public safety personnel to learn new software, hardware, and mobile processes. For an easier and more seamless transition, there are several key steps to include to make the change management process more effective:
While these are only a few key steps towards successfully adopting and implementing change, they are important ones to ensure transitions are as smooth as possible at all levels. Change can be hard but knowing how to position your public safety agency and personnel to accept and embrace change doesn’t have to be.