The Dubai Data Change Management Framework provides a practical structure to facilitate transition within the Dubai government. Through a change plan guide; the Dubai Data Manual and supportive toolkits, the Change Management Framework will enable the growth of an effective and sustainable open and shared data culture.

The Dubai Data Change Management Model is informed1 by two decades of organization management literature and experience. It is adapted from global best practices in change management for use with the public sector.

[1] Open Data Institute | Change Management Institute | Kotter's 8-Step Change Model | ADKAR Model | Transformational Government Framework (TGF) | Lewin's Change Management Model | Beckhard and Harris' Change Equation | McKinsey's 7-S Model | Kolb's Learning Cycle | Sirkin, H., Keenan, P., & Jackson, A. "The Hard Side of Change Management“ | Garvin, D., & Roberto, M “Change Through Persuasion” | Meyerson, D. “Radical Change, the Quiet Way”