Helping Clients Change the Way They Work, Lead, and Perform
Executing change is a fluid practice that engages people, drives early adoption, and delivers measurable outcomes.
Organization Development (OD), Change Leadership, Change Management, and Enterprise Change
are all interconnected approaches to navigating business transformation.
Development & Delivery
At Ally, we apply them with a blend of art and science;
the tools and activities are entirely driven by the culture and the objectives of the implementation.
Leadership Alignment &
Executive Sponsorship Coaching
Strategic Planning & Execution
& Process Improvement
Planning & Execution
Executive & Employee
Development and Coaching
Branding & Communication
Program & Project
Mobilization and Management
Using many of the following tools to gather comprehensive, diagnostic analysis of previous implementation barriers and success patterns gives us the ability to target strategies and use your resources for maximum impact. Analysis of findings are delivered in an Organizational Insight Report and Risk Forecast.
Volatility in the marketplace demands an immediate, yet thoughtful response from leadership. Capturing a leader’s vision and telling the story of who we are going to be when we get there can be challenging, especially when that leader is reacting to the change, him/herself.
At Ally, we help leaders validate and prepare to lead by providing them with insight, planning, strategies and tools to respond and adapt to internal and external change drivers.
An Executive’s role in leading their organization through a major change event (a merger with a new company, new technology, process improvement or any other operational or organizational change) is the single most important factor affecting how quickly and successfully the organization realizes business benefits.
Strategic Planning helps leaders define their vision, purpose or mission, and values. We partner with leadership to accomplish this through facilitated meetings and focus group discussions.
The purpose of creating a Change Strategy is to provide a clear and common understanding of the change, its constraints, parameters and the future state to all key players in executing the change.
During discovery, the strategy is further developed by clearly identifying what, who and how.
What is the depth and breadth of the change?
The strategy will include identified sponsors and change management team members. It identifies risk factors that need to be managed and anticipated resistance to the change.
A well designed strategy is critical to informed decision making, leading to the creation of an actionable plan that delivers business improvement with minimal disruption.
Process Improvement in a change-ready culture preserves innovation while providing lean, sustainable standards of operation.
Continuous process improvement is a method of proactively identifying, analyzing and improving processes of an organization to realize increased sales and profit. It looks for ways to improve efficiency, quality, and customer loyalty. When implemented, the results are measurable and sustainable.
Industry leaders understand the need to remain agile and foster an innovative culture; a change-ready organization. While continuous process improvement is critical to meeting an organization’s goals, it is important to not lose sight of the people in the process and discourage creativity and innovation.
By considering the culture and challenging where and how to apply process improvement, an organization can maintain a balance between process efficiency and disruptive innovation. Ally’s consultants understand how Process Improvement can and does fit into a Change-Ready Organization. Experienced Senior Change Leads include those with Six Sigma certifications and deep process experience.
Our Accelerated Implementation Results™ model gives us the flexibility and scalability to meet the needs of our clients. Our consultants are certified in various change methodologies: Prosci; AIM; Conner; and Kotter; the science of change. By using an organization’s preferred or proprietary methodology, or a blend of best practices, they artfully apply the tools to produce measurable business results.
Change Governance takes a strategic look at managing change and builds
the organization's change capability.
Build a Change-Ready PMO
Build a Change Management Shared Service
Leaders and teams receive individualized guidance through formal and informal coaching. Using relevant, real-time examples, this strengthens a broad range of skills that create immediate impact as well as develop long-term competency.
Whether to build more influential relationships, improve team alignment, or increase confidence and personal impact, coaching provides the advice, techniques, and tools
to enhance effectiveness.
Sample Focus Areas:
Critical pillars to transformation include branding and communication to develop awareness of, desire for, and commitment to the journey.
Internal branding of a program or project illustrates its alignment with corporate goals
and objectives. It provides big-picture value and drives desire to be a part of the change solution.
Building a communication strategy identifies the audience, what’s important to them and how to best cascade information. It requires a robust feedback loop with on-going analysis and adjustment.
Effectively employing cutting-edge tools and techniques, including multi-media, social learning, and interactive communication vehicles, has proven to accelerate adoption. Ally’s roster includes highly skilled graphic designers, video production and film makers, technical e-learning designers, marketing and communications gurus to strategically brand and internally market new initiatives. Our project branding at the leadership program level gives voice to the vision of your initiative. Implementation of vehicles is targeted for the specific audiences and reinforces the brand.
Through the employment of best practices for creating and sustaining the momentum of a project by ensuring charter role assignments, operating environment, plans, and resource commitments are in place, a project launch is infused with energy.
Providing a project management framework that establishes control and evaluation allows for risk identification and mitigation.
What is innovation?
The action or process of change, alteration, revolution, transformation, metamorphosis, breakthrough—creating a new, creative, value-based process, service or product. Most organizations are looking for innovative ideas, processes, technologies and solutions.
Design Thinking is a creative and human-centered problem solving process that helps you design meaningful, innovative solutions generated from your customer's (or end user's) frame of reference.
Experienced Ally consultants guide you through the Design Thinking framework (created by David M. Kelley, who founded IDEO in 1991). Sessions conducted through facilitated workshops, learning events, or individual coaching empower you and your team to collaborate across business areas; creatively solving your toughest business issues.
Comprehensive Change Curriculum
that builds capability with customized workshops.