Project Communications Management
The Project Communications Management processes include the following:
—determining the information and communications needs of theproject stakeholders.
10.2 Information Distribution
—making needed information availableto project stakeholders in a timely manner.
10.3 Performance Reporting
—collecting anddistributing performance information. This includes status reporting, progress measurement,and forecasting.
10.4 Manage Stakeholders
—managing communications to satisfy therequirements of and resolve issues with project stakeholders.
Communications Management Plan
...Sample attributes of a communications management plan can include:•
The information that will be distributed to stakeholders.•
The reason for the distribution of that information.•
How often that information will be distributed.•
The time frame for the distribution of the information.•
The layout of the information and the method of transmission.•
The team member charged with the distribution of information.
, page 229, Section 10.2.2.2
Information Gathering and Retrieval Systems
Information can be gathered and retrieved through a variety of media including manual filingsystems, electronic databases, project management software, and systems that allowaccess to technical documentation, such as engineering drawings, design specifications,and test plans.
, page 227, Section 10.1.2.2
...Communications technology factors that can affect the project include:•
The urgency of the need for information
The availability of technology