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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

Summary

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

Introduction

Analysis

  • 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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