In addition to name and the stakeholder’s group, the stakeholder list can also include:
You may want to add information based on how interaction is managed and defined in your organization.
RACI identifies four levels of involvement:
The RACI Matrix lists stakeholders and is developed as it relates to project phases, tasks, deliverables, or processes.
Example of the RACI for requirement tasks:
The RACI Matrix should be detailed to allow for any shift during the project. It may be challenging to detail tasks later in a project schedule, so you can do it in phases for better and more accurate information.
Shifts in responsibilities and ongoing updates are why the Maintain Stakeholder Analysis is so important as the next step in the Stakeholder Analysis Cycle.
Create a persona with research:
A persona can include:
Ask your stakeholders questions to determine their level of influence and impact. If the answer is “yes” then include them in the “High” position for that characteristic.
The stakeholder’s level of influence or impact may shift during the project which means that your interaction and management of those stakeholders will need to change. For example,