Identify and analyze your stakeholders, and develop a strategy to effectively engage them. Use Info-Tech’s Stakeholder Analysis Template and treat this artifact as internal and confidential (i.e. do not share it with the stakeholders).
- Identify stakeholders who might be affected by, have influence over, or have interest in your project.
Draw a stakeholder power map.
- Identify resistors, followers, helpers, and champions of your project and develop a strategy for working with each.
- Identify stakeholder alliances at various levels of management to overcome weak relationships.
- Determine stakeholder social styles and prepare your personalization strategy for effective communication.
Create stakeholder analysis summary to serve as a reference point for the duration of the project to influence your stakeholder management decisions.