To generate buy-in for an energy data management program, start by establishing a strong value proposition for the program that is aligned with your organization's existing mission and goals. Garnering buy-in from the beginning promotes collaboration across the organization and paves the way to ultimate success.
To generate buy-in for your energy data management program, follow these two steps:
Develop a concise business case for data-driven energy management by articulating the energy and cost saving benefits and how it supports more effective goal setting and budgeting.
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Align the value proposition of your energy data management program with your organization's mission and established goals by identifying and engaging key stakeholders, developing a vision for success, cultivating strong allies, starting with small steps, and anticipating barriers and providing support.
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