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Reporting on Project Status

Project Status

To reduce questions and challenges on the project

As a project manager, you want to report effectively on the project status by providing sufficient information to stakeholders while also reducing the amount of back and forth communications necessary. This entails providing complete, detailed information in ways that works for the stakeholders but also works for […]

Managing BPI Projects - Communicating with the Sponsor and Stakeholders

The ability to communicate effectively with the sponsor and stakeholders is absolutely essential to BPI (business process improvement) projects. Communicating, besides reporting on status, enables for building stronger relationships with key individuals and keep others engaged in the project.

Similar to communicating with a project team, it is essential to use a variety of communication […]

Managing BPI Projects - Communicating with the Project Team

Determining early in your project how you will communicate with the project team and how the project team will communicate with each other is absolutely essential to ensure the project stays on track.

While team meetings are essential, they are unlikely to be sufficient for business process improvement (BPI) projects; especially more complex ones. It […]

Engaging Stakeholders - A Mini Case Study - Part 2

Talking with the Marketing Group and Developing the Communication Plan

Read Part 1 of the case study.

The day of the meeting with the marketing group arrived. Sam introduced Alex to the group and told them that Alex was leading the project to update the marketing portal. Sam also noted that Alex was interested in […]

Keeping Control of Your Projects - Part 2

Sponsors/Key Stakeholder Communications

See Part I for the first part of this article on team communications.

In this post we’ll approach communications from the perspective of sponsors and other key stakeholders.

Managing your sponsors and key stakeholders is essential to ensure your project meets their needs. We want to control our communications – meeting the […]