Avoid an uphill climb with no destination in sight.
Many IT leaders overlook the importance of nurturing working relationships with business colleagues.
When the need arises for IT to request funding, resources or commitment from the business, the process can be difficult, time-consuming and frustrating when the communication groundwork has not been laid.
This solution set will help you master techniques for securing effective and productive two-way relationships with stakeholders.
Need for business input is heightened early in projects and during transitional periods: Hunt down your stakeholders at these times.
Stakeholders change depending on project or priorities. Know who your stakeholders are today and reevaluate them tomorrow.
Treat stakeholders according to their positions on the Stakeholder Spectrum.
Impact and Result
Commitment to provide resources to participate on projects.
Support for projects.
Support for operational achievements, progress, and improvements.
Commitment to funding.
Commitment to providing access to people.
Anticipation and/or neutralization of dissenters.
Navigate the IT Stakeholder Landscape Research & Tools
1. Recognize the opportunities of stakeholder engagement
Leverage your supporters and engage your dissenters.
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