Marc Lahmann, Leader Transformation Assurance, PwC Switzerland

Thomas Parlitz, Assurance Manager, PwC Switzerland

Transformation Assurance: Benefits management, more than a mere buzzword in today’s demanding and changing business environment?

In the world of project management, amid efforts to sell large-scale business transformation programmes and control their success, ‘benefits management’ and ‘benefits realisation management’ are terms that are becoming increasingly commonplace. However, these processes often stop after the business case has been approved by the sponsor.

How can this be in a highly competitive business environment where change is omnipresent, investments are micromanaged by financial controllers, and failed business transformation programmes can endanger the careers of executives and managers?

An organisation’s success is not built on the capacity to adapt to change, or the right investment in new markets or products. Instead success, perhaps the very existence of an organisation, hinges on the overall benefit realised by implementing change through a transformation programme.

 

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