Over the past few years, change has accelerated in the workplace \u2014 especially during and in the post-COVID-19 environment. Change \u2014 whether motivated by technical initiatives or otherwise \u2014 can impact people and processes significantly, complicating how work gets done.\n\nChange management is a discipline that combines processes, tools, and goal-oriented models, such as ADKAR, to guide organizations through the changes necessary to achieve business goals.\u00a0\n\nEffective change management involves three broad phases: preparing for change, implementing and managing a change plan, and reinforcing the desired change by gathering and analyzing feedback, identifying gaps and managing issues, and adjusting changes as needed. Along the way, change management tools can be deployed to help reduce confusion and uncertainty, as well as aid in communicating the impact of changes throughout your organization.\n\nThe following seven change management tools can assist your organization in planning, mapping, managing, tracking, and reporting organizational changes that result from change management initiatives, major projects, personnel changes \u2014 or other factors. With most teams working remotely today and into the future, change management tools are a must-have for teams to effectively and efficiently manage workflows and communication.\n\nChangeGear Change Manager\n\nChangeGear by Sunview Software use advanced automation and workflows to support teams through significant, complex changes in business processes. It also simplifies change and release management processes to help companies meet their auditing and compliance requirements.\n\nChangeGear\u2019s key features include:\n\nTarget industry and company size: ChangeGear is built for DevOps, IT, and other business teams to meet compliance requirements such as NERC\/CIP, FDA CFR 21, and PCI by implementing documented change control processes.\n\nIntegrations: Integrations include Google Cloud, SAP Crystal Reports, Microsoft Azure, Jira Software, Slack, Microsoft Teams, and other applications.\n\nPricing: Contact Sunview Software to arrange a demo and to get more information about pricing.\n\nFreshservice\n\nFreshservice is a cloud-based change management tool that enables organizations to streamline every step of planning from launch through approvals. It helps companies better manage daily tasks, minimize redundancy, and have greater control over approvals.\n\nFreshservice\u2019s key features include:\n\nTarget industry and company size: Freshservice is aimed at advertisers, e-commerce businesses, software companies, financial and educational institutions, medical service providers, human resource firms, and government organizations, ranging in size from two to more than 1,000 employees.\n\nIntegrations: Freshservice integrates with many team-meeting apps, including TeamViewer, MS Teams, Slack, Google Hangouts, Zoom, and Skype, as well as apps and services such as G Suite, Office 365, Dropbox, Box, Zapier, AWS, Salesforce, SugarCRM, Slack, Jira, Quickbooks, Freshbooks, Microsoft SCCM, and more. See the full list of Freshservice integrations.\n\nPricing: Starter plan: $29 per agent, per month; Growth plan: $59 per agent, per month; Pro plan: $109 per agent, per month; Enterprise plan: $129 per agent, per month (each based on annual billing). Monthly billing options are also available. Check Freshservice for pricing and to start a trial.\n\nGensuite\n\nThe Gensuite change management solution is geared toward helping teams discover and manage risks and compliance requirements as operational, equipment, and people-related changes occur.\n\nGensuite\u2019s key features include:\n\nOther features include, audit trail, a change calendar, change planning, compliance management, prioritization, release management, task management, and training management.\n\nTarget industry and company size: Gensuite serves the defense, distribution, electronics, energy and renewables, entertainment, communication, and food and beverage industries, with 10 to more than 10,000 employees.\n\nIntegrations: Gensuite offers an integrated suite of software applications, including MOC Manager, Action Tracking System, LockOut TagOut (LOTO) and Equipment Tracker. Through its API, Gensuite integrates with other applications for scope-specific data extraction, QRC coding, customer formatting, and data security.\n\nPricing: Contact Gensuite for information on pricing.\n\nIntelligent Service Management\n\nIntelligent Service Management by Serviceaide helps organizations plan rollouts and execute changes using best practices aimed at both speed and accuracy.\n\nKey Intelligent Service Management features include:\n\nOther features include approval workflow and change planning.\n\nTarget industry and company size: Intelligent Service Management works for medical service providers, higher education institutions, public sector companies, healthcare organizations, and startups, covering 10 to 10,000 or more employees.\n\nIntegrations: This change management solutionintegrates with team meeting tools such as Skype, as well as tools such as Zapier, Bomgar Remote Support, and Salesforce.\n\nPricing: To find out about pricing and arrange a free demo, contact Serviceaide.\n\nRemedy Change Management 9\n\nThe Remedy Change Management 9 platform by BMC Software helps IT service management organizations address uncertainty and potential risks when dealing with change. The platform successfully covers a wide spectrum, including planning, tracking, and delivering changes.\n\nKey Remedy Change Management 9 features include:\n\nRemedy Change Management 9 also includes KPI dashboards and process-specific reports, which offer insights for fast and accurate decision-making, and other features, such as change planning and compliance management.\n\nTarget industry and company size: Remedy Change Management 9 is targeted at companies across most industries with 50 to more than 1,000 employees.\n\nIntegrations: Contact BMC to find out more about available integrations.\n\nPricing: To find out about pricing and get access to a free trial, contact BMC Software.\n\nWalkMe\n\nWalkMe provides change management tools that guide and foster goal completion using customizable desktop notifications and interactive walk-throughs that increase visibility and insight into behavior. It simplifies regular tasks and helps resource planning during software onboarding.\u00a0\n\nKey WalkMe features include:\n\nTarget industry and company size: WalkMe is aimed at enterprises and nonprofit, government, and other organizations.\n\nIntegrations: WalkMe offers a range of integrations, including Amazon Web Services, GSuite, Google Analytics, Azure, PureChat, Snap Engage, LiveChat, LiveAgent, Okta, Active Directory, Zendesk, Slack, and more.\n\nPricing: WalkMe offers a Basic and a Customizable plan with a free demo available.\n\nWhatfix\n\nWhatfix change management guides stakeholders through the change processes and helps to increase adoption rates for software products without the risk of productivity gaps.\n\nKey Whatfix features include:\n\nTarget industry and company size: Whatfix services a broad range of small-to-midsize businesses and large enterprises across many industries and sectors, including retail, technology, healthcare, charitable trusts, entertainment, finance, and more.\n\nIntegrations: Integrations include Zendesk, Salesforce, PeopleSoft, any Sharable Content Object Reference Model (SCORM)-compliant Learning Management System, and more. Visit Whatfix to see all third-party integrations.\n\nPricing: To arrange a demo, starting a free trial, or get a quote, contact Whatfix.