Smooth transition all about managing change
Looking back on the project, Meyers says there isn't much he would do differently. While he admits the IT team probably overdid it with training and support, it's far better to have too much training than too little.
Motorola Solutions' transition from Microsoft's suite to Google for Work was relatively smooth, but Meyers did learn an important lesson. "My advice to anybody would be just focus squarely on change management," he says. "The technology works as advertised, but it really comes down to people changing tools that they deal with everyday, and that's a big change."
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