Invisible and Negative Stakeholders

April 25, 2016

July 17, 2013 from 2:45 pm - 3:00 pm at the Open Group Conference in Philadelphia. Dave Hornford presented: Invisible and Negative Stakeholders

Limiting stakeholders to the visible, the supportive and those whose power you want to see is common.  So are failed architecture projects.  Effective enterprise architecture requires you to identify real stakeholders and to ensure their real concerns are addressed.  Even if they are hostile or indifferent.  Business transformation, especially in finance and government, is filled with invisible, hostile and indifferent stakeholders - lets explore how to find and address them.

Key Takeaways:

  • Spotting invisible and hostile stakeholders
  • Crafting an architecture that addresses the real set or real requirements
  • When to wear body armor to meetings