Gartner Research

Use Five Best Practices to Increase EA Stakeholder Engagement and Support

Published: 15 May 2013

ID: G00251447

Analyst(s): Betsy Burton, Saul Brand


Gaining and retaining stakeholder support are key factors in ensuring that enterprise architecture is outcome-driven and delivers value to business and IT. Enterprise architects should follow these five best practices to increase stakeholder engagement and drive successful business outcomes.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Profile Stakeholders Based on Their Impact on the Future State of the Business
  • Create a Business-Outcome-Driven EA Communication Presentation
  • Develop Your Business Knowledge and Speak the Language of the Business
  • Educate Stakeholders About Disruptive Trends and Technologies
  • Cast a Broad Net to Build Collaboration and Drive Successful Business Outcomes

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