In this episode, Adrian Reed shares his advice for successfully initiating projects and stakeholder management.

Show Notes

If you’ve ever been thrown into a messy project where the goal and scope aren’t well defined, Adrian Reed’s session at this year’s BBC conference can help. In Navigating the Mess, Adrian blends some traditional business analysis techniques with systems thinking approaches.

In addition to helping you sort out the mess and gail clarity and alignment on your project, Adrian will take you beyond stakeholder engagement.

The typical two-by-two influence and impact grid for stakeholder analysis leads to under representation of key stakeholders. Often, these are ghe people who will be using your solution.

Listen to the full episode to get more information about engaging with the right stakeholders and starting your project the right way.

Start your project the right way – with Adrian Reed
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Your Homework

Don’t be surprised by an unknown or underrepresented stakeholder. On your next project, reflect on the following question.
Who is the stakeholder that we’re missing? Who’s voice isn’t being heard?

Make sure everyone who needs to have a voice has one.

Links Mentioned in this Episode

Adrian Reed

Adrian Reed

Adrian is a Principal Consultant and Director at Blackmetric Business Solutions where he provides business analysis consultancy and training solutions.  He also speaks internationally on topics relating to business analysis and business change.

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