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Plan — Design your change program by defining initiatives, expected impact, and timing

Execute — Turn plans into actions, monitor progress, and launch change

Sustain — Measure results and sustain momentum over time

Wave — We equip companies to design and deliver successful change programs

Wave is McKinsey’s intuitive program management tool that supports transformation and change programs by tracking initiatives and milestones and measuring their impact. Wave also serves as a collaboration channel that connects executives, management, and individuals across an organization.


Wave shows you the big picture, increasing stakeholders’ understanding of progress, priorities, and accountability


Wave facilitates meetings, progress reports, and information sharing with its suite of reports and visually intuitive layout


Wave ensures initiatives don’t die on the vine by setting up a sustainable tracking process


Wave is user-friendly, fast to set up, and supported by a dedicated team, resulting in high user adoption