Change Management and Offshore teams with Jackie Simens

Change Management and Offshore teams with Jackie Simens

Jackie Simens


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  • Jackie's personal background – born in Australia, moved to Indonesia – Nigeria – Thailand – Switzerland – Colorado and her home of Los Angeles
  • Why Jackie travelled at a young age and her favourite place 
  • An introduction about Six Sigma, also known as The Process Improvement 
  • OCM – Organizational Change Management 
  • How Jackie started working in Dynamics 
  • Talks about her experience working with an Offshore Team 
  • Discusses how she handles people in different time zones during scrum agile environments 
  • Explains techniques and strategies she uses when working remotely 
  • Cultural training and non-work-related code 
  • How they involve remote consultants to move into functional business requirements  
  • Significant challenges in handling offshore teams and their solution in moving through these challenges  
  • The importance of maintaining consistent Hitachi culture no matter where people are located  
  • How Jackie got into change management and her own definition of change management
  • The components of ADKAR  

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Jackie Simens

Jackie Simens is a Senior Consultant at Hitachi Solutions America, Ltd – Business Solution Group. Based out of Los Angeles. Jackie has implemented CRM for varying organization sizes across multiple industry verticals and finds that all project success metrics boil down to one key aspect: user adoption. She creates easy to read the documentation for current business processes, user guides, and project methodology.