Webinar: Wrangling Stakeholders: Managing Internal Buy-In for Technology Projects

Technology is key to the success of your organization, but somewhere between 37% and 75% of technology projects fail. Webinar hosts Leah Stern and Dar Veverka want yours to be among those that succeed. Join them to discuss ways to manage stakeholders and get internal buy-in for your tech projects.

Whether it’s implementing a new CRM system, launching a new website or campaign, or adopting a new internal tool, if managed effectively, your project can help your organization achieve its goals. Leah and Dar will lead a conversation about stakeholder strategies to help your technology project succeed, and the steps you should take before, during, and after launching a technology project. These steps include effectively bringing your stakeholders onboard, establishing your authority, managing feedback, and documenting impact.

What will attendees learn?

  • What homework to do before starting your project
  • When and how to include stakeholders in your project
  • How to measure the impact of your technology project as part of your change management process
  • How to tell the story of your technology project to maximize buy-in

Who should attend:

This webinar is best suited for those who manage the implementation of technology projects at their organizations. It will be useful for those who have not yet had success managing technology projects as well as those who want to improve their process.

Speaker: Leah Stern
Leah Stern is an Account Director at Forum One, where she continuously draws on her passion for public service and knowledge of public policy to help clients build energy around their issues and inspire people to take action. In her work at Forum One, Leah has led projects for influential organizations large and small, including the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS), She Should Run, Women Thrive Worldwide, and CGAP's Microfinance Gateway. She also helped found the Health Data Consortium (HDC), a public-private partnership working to foster the availability and use of open health data to drive innovation. Leah has worked with policy and advocacy-focused organizations, including Legal Momentum, Innovations for Poverty Action (IPA), and the World Bank, on communications, strategy, and advocacy. Leah holds a master’s of public policy from Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government and a bachelor's in government and Latin American studies from Wesleyan University.