Posts Tagged ‘ Communication Management ’

Performance Reports – Change Requests

October 14, 2009
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Performance reports are the prime outputs required of the report performance process. However, there are a couple of other reports that are of vital importance. One is a change request. These outputs are vital for managing changes and hence for managing the project itself. Then the organizational process asset updates are equally important to...

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Performance Reporting

October 12, 2009
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To report performance you have to asses the performance of your project first and that’s a very vital task for a project manager. You must be absolutely certain of where you are, to make sure you are on the right track. If not, you need some mid-course corrections and make sure you stay on...

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Information Distribution

October 12, 2009
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Information Distribution

When you distribute information it has to be properly organized information rather than raw data. Thus while you may have a lot of discrete inputs related to the performance of your project, what you want to distribute is if the project is on track. If not, the variance and the impact on project time...

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Performance Reporting – What to Report?

October 10, 2009
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Performance Reporting – What to Report?

  The information/documents/data you need to consider for generating the performance reports include project management plan, work performance information, work performance measurements, budget forecasts and organizational process assets. You would use these inputs to generate the required reports for your specific organization. Tools to process these inputs also should be used as much as...

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Communications Requirements Analysis

October 2, 2009
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Communications Requirements Analysis

  The most important part of the communications plan is who needs what information and at what time. It is essential to remember that nobody, none of the stakeholders should be burdened with any more information than they absolutely need. No body has time for non-essential tasks or to process non-essential information. The needs...

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Expectations: Sources

October 1, 2009
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Expectations: Sources

During the execution of your project you are expected to communicate and work with stakeholders to meet their expectations. You are expected to communicate effectively so that their expectations are met and can be influenced; issues resolved and their concerns addressed in general. Managing the expectations effectively will make sure that your project does...

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Who wants what: Expectations Management

September 30, 2009
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Who wants what: Expectations Management

The real tool that helps a project manager to manage expectations of a stakeholder is a realistic report of project progress. That should include keeping your stakeholders informed of any changes. Changes that has happened as well as anticipated changes need to be known. A range of tools can help you do that. Following...

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Who says What: What to tell to whom!!!

September 29, 2009
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Who says What: What to tell to whom!!!

Communication management plan is a necessary part of the project management part. You may actually include in the project plan or keep it as separate but subsidiary document. Depending on the complexity of the project and the number and classes of stakeholders involved the need for communicating the essential communication needs of the stakeholders...

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