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7 Best Practices to Make Compelling EA Presentations to the Board of Directors and Senior Leaders

Published: 24 June 2019

ID: G00390083

Analyst(s): Tina Nunno , Marcus Blosch , Saul Brand


Each interaction with the board or senior leaders affords the chance for enterprise architecture and technology innovation leaders to demonstrate they are critical to building technology-enabled business and operating models. Being properly prepared with the right content and messages is essential.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Learn How to Put Together a Compelling Board Presentation That Supports Decision Making and Shows the Value of EA
    • Step No. 1: Get to Know Your Board Members
    • Step No. 2: Understand the Board’s Agenda and Your Role
    • Step No. 3: Prepare Your Recommendations for the Board
    • Step No. 4: Develop a Board-Relevant Presentation
    • Step No. 5: Socialize Your Key Messages and Recommendations
    • Step No. 6: Communicate Effectively During Board Meetings
    • Step No. 7: Collect Meaningful Feedback

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