Change can be squishy. And yet, measuring change is a key success factor for any change for several reasons. Measuring success makes it easier to justify investment in proper change management in the first place. Also, measuring the progress of change makes it easier to evaluate and adjust various change interventions if they are not making the desired impact to the degree anticipated. Each change is different and the scorecard metrics need to be customized for the specific change being implemented. Some changes, like IT implementation, are easier than others, like a culture change. However, all change can be measured. The leadership spitball conversation is a good place to start for ideas on what success looks like for the leader(s). Then you can figure out how to quantitatively measures those factors for success. Below are some ideas for the four catergories included in the change scorecard.
CHANGE SCORECARD TEMPLATE