Impact of Change management on new software development research
Impact of Change Management on a
New Library Automation Software
PROTITI MAJUMDAR GUPTA
Why this topic
An endeavour to discover new or collated old facts etc by the scientific study of
a subject or by a course of critical investigation.
Research output= new or collated old facts
New or collated old facts= People discomfort, not want to except willingly
People discomfort, not want to except= Unsuccessful research
Research output + Change management= Successful Research
What is Change Management
It is an approach to shifting or transitioning individuals, teams and
organizations from a current state to a desired future state.
When Change Management:
‘Change is the unchangeable fact of the life’ Change can happen any time any where
depend upon a factor. These factors may be Technology, strategy, economic condition,
To handle this change effectively and efficiently Change Management is necessary.
How Change Management:
By following few below mentioned steps change management can be done
Change Management Case Study:
Developed a New Library Automation Software: KONIKA
A project done by Jadavpur University department of Library and
Information Science under University with Potential for Excellence
What Change Done
Customization of Koha
Why this Change?
To develop a library automation software which can serve the need of small
libraries e.g. Acquisition, Circulation, Catalouging, User Database creation.
When this Change?
After analyzing the existing automation software and finding the loophole of existing
How Change Management Done?
FINDING EVALUATING ANALYZING DEVELOPING TESTING TRAINING
the need of
done on the
basis of need
how to use
Our Change Management Journey
We are going to develop a
new lib automation software
Existing software are
good enough ! Why do
we need a new one?
We don’t want a new
Our new software is the
customization of KOHA
We will try to
We have tested the new
taxonomy with F&B team
with promising results
We are very happy with
Types of participants in workshop
How many of them aware
How many of them used Koha
Comfortable using Koha
version of Koha
Outcome of our change management
Simplified KOHA i.e.
KOHA with basic feature
KOHA minus extra features
A successful Change Management
OUR CREATION USER’S EXPECTATION