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Developing and Using Stakeholder Analysis to Build Support for a PMO

Published: 31 October 2011

ID: G00226369

Analyst(s): Robert Handler

Summary

A project management office won't succeed without the support of key stakeholders throughout the enterprise. Applying proven techniques for identifying and analyzing key stakeholders and their needs will help win and maintain support for a PMO.

Table Of Contents
  • Overview

What You Need to Know

Analysis

  • "Selling" a PMO Requires That You Know and Influence Key Stakeholders
  • What Stakeholders Are, and How to Better Understand Them
  • High-Level Analysis — Using the Three P's for Prioritization
  • Drilling Down Into More-Detailed Analysis
  • Tips for Success
  • Tactical Guidelines

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