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Design It! by Michael Keeling

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Create a Stakeholder Map

A stakeholder map is a network diagram showing all the people involved with or affected by the proposed software system. Stakeholder maps are ideal for visualizing relationships and interactions among people. They also give you a snapshot of what motivates different stakeholders. Use stakeholder maps to decide who the most important people are to talk to about their concerns.

Every time I create a stakeholder map, I’m surprised to see how many people I might touch with the software I build. There’s a partial stakeholder map for Project Lionheart.

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There are several stakeholders not shown on this diagram for the sake of ...

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