Horizontal Leadership: Practical Lessons for Driving Company-Wide Strategy and Action

Title: Horizontal Leadership: Practical Lessons for Driving Company-Wide Strategy and Action
Date: Thursday, May 20, 2021, 1:00 PM ET/10:00 AM PT
Duration: 1 hr

SPEAKER:
Eve Andersson, Senior Director for Accessibility, Google; ACM Practitioner Board

MODERATOR:
Vicki Hanson, ACM CEO

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Do you have any general advice on “influence without authority” for an individual contributor?

As an exploratory tester, much of the non-routine part of my job consists of trying to convince developers, product managers, and designers that a problem exists or that a particular change is needed. This is often news that the recipient would prefer to be untrue or unnecessary.