About us

Our company

All Effective Changes is independent and free to follow their own strategy. The partners and associates have a long track record regarding Transformations and running complex programs and projects at Business and IT.

The foundation of our business is focused on two major key success factors: Effectiveness & Change based on a practical proven method. These practical success factors will help you to become as efficient & effective as possible and thus enables you to achieve your company goals.

Our mission

Our mission is to help you to realize successful (Digital) Transformations, Continuous Improvement Programs or Complex (Change) Programs and Projects in most effective and efficient way. Our knowledge and experience from real life examples resulted in a book, services, tools and trainings which will support you as a company with successfully realizing your Programs and Projects.

We started in 2015 to develop our method with a practical guide, tools, services and trainings to apply our experience and knowledge to a standard and structured way of working to conduct (Digital) Transformations, Continuous Improvement Programs or Complex (Change) Programs or Projects. These developments resulted in:

  • Publishing a book ‘step by step Realizing a Successful Digital Transformation to Industry 4.0’ ISBN 978-94-91779-14-5 which provides you with a practical guide on how to realize Digital Transformations based on our long experience and track record.
  • The People Competence Model (PCM) which helps you to improve the quality of programs, projects in combination with the right program/project managers. PCM is based on:
    • the Goal and Method matrix
    • the Quinn culture model
    • the integral development model RDA (Big Five)
  • ProActive® our Boundary Lifting solution is a Management application developed when we looked back on our lessons learned and the way Portfolio’s, Programs and Projects are managed today. ProActive® has been created with the idea that it should be able to lift all existing boundaries to enable Management to transparently manage complex environments with external dependencies and cultural differences improving the end-results of your Programs.
  • Services and Online Services designed to support you and your company not only with a practical guide and tools but also with all that is needed to make you successful in (Digital) Transformations, Continuous Improvements or running complex (Change) Programs or Projects.
  • Trainings and Online Trainings designed to create a Transformation Master curriculum that enables you to understand and conduct (Digital) Transformations, Continuous Improvements or Complex (Change) Programs or Projects.

The authors and developers of the services and trainings

Hilco Kalmijn

Bachelor of Education (BEd) and seasoned program manager
Hilco Kalmijn holds a Bachelor of Education (BEd) and is a seasoned program manager, with years of experience in large organizations. The best way to describe how Hilco works is, to understand that he knows virtually everything about large organizations: how to construct them, how to manage them, how to move them to new ways of operating, how the IT works in all aspects and how to inspire the people for the organizational changes.

Mark C Hoogenboom

Master of Education (MEd) and ICT Architect
Mark C Hoogenboom holds a Master of Education (MEd) and is an ICT Architect with a focus on facilitating organizations to assist them in making responsible choices. His key tool is facilitated workshops, in which the participants work on issues, create documents, deliver criteria to assist making a choice, brainstorm about options, and write text to explain or communicate. He is currently focused on teaching/coaching the organizations’ shop-floor and the management on implementing Continuous Improvement.

Bernard Vuijk

Bachelor of Arts (BA) and project manager
Bernard Vuijk holds a Bachelor of Arts (BA) and has Education certificates. He is an experienced project manager, who gets the projects done where others failed. His experiences are based on a wide variety of organizations, from industry to government. He drives projects towards success by acting as its father and its mother in a stunning mix. It is a mix that works.