Understand the IT strategy mandate by identifying stakeholder concerns, and mapping them to relevant IT strategy scope and appropriate detail levels.
Use this tool to:
- Plan the IT strategy development effort.
- Manage expectations of IT strategy stakeholders, ensuring they are in agreement as to what IT strategy will and will not address.
- Plan how you will communicate your IT strategy to stakeholders, i.e. target specific components of your IT strategy to specific audiences.
Adequately address stakeholder concerns by having an appropriate scope, level of detail, and planning horizon. Prioritize scope items to ensure that concerns of the most important and influential stakeholders are addressed.