Having positive relationships with stakeholders is paramount to delivering projects successfully. In this video, Bob McGannon explores ways to discover your important stakeholders including the identification of the departments involved, considering systems that are impacted and seeking assistance from your business to identify other stakeholders. In addition, learn ways to interact and manage your stakeholders that may support or resist your project.
- Ask a group of experienced project managers…about what's most important to their success,…and they're apt to give you a wide list of topics,…but one answer they will probably have in common…is relationship management.…Having positive relationships with stakeholders…is paramount to delivering projects successfully,…and to perform good relationship management…with stakeholders, you need to identify who they are…and manage them properly.…The objective of stakeholder management…is to ensure your project can be managed effectively,…and key stakeholders are informed, engaged,…and available when needed,…but stakeholder identification can be difficult…with technology projects, and because technology…is so interconnected, sometimes we don't realize…the ties between different technology systems…and the multiple business processes they support.…
So, it's important you start…with the stakeholder identification exercise.…Here's what I do to identify stakeholders.…First, define the departments and or people…who provide input to each of your projects'…
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- Identifying and managing stakeholders
- Guiding process and organizational change
- Considering a cloud-based solution
- Planning a technology project
- Assessing risks and changes
- Executing a technology project
- Addressing challenges such as conflict and changing priorities