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Five Best Practices to Increase Stakeholder Engagement and Support in the Digital Era

Published: 07 July 2017

ID: G00327298

Analyst(s): Betsy Burton , Saul Brand


Gaining and retaining stakeholder support is key to ensuring that EA programs deliver business value in the digital era. Enterprise architecture and technology innovation leaders should follow these five best practices to increase stakeholder engagement and retain business support.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges


  • The Digital Era Amplifies the Importance of Stakeholder Engagement
  • The Evolving Role of EA in the Digital Age


  • No. 1. Profile Stakeholders
  • No. 2. Leverage the Business Outcome Statement
  • No 3. Develop Business Acumen and Talk the Language of Business
  • No. 4. Prepare a Communications Plan
  • No. 5. Advise Stakeholders About Disruptive Technologies and Trends

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