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The Complete Idiot's Guide to Project Management, 5th Edition by G. Michael Campbell PMP, G. Michael Campbell, Sunny Baker

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What Does a Communication Plan Look Like?

Building a communication plan is critical to the success of any project. It is the most common way of letting the end users of the project know what will happen to them and when. Let’s look at several components of the communication plan in greater detail:
• Stakeholder analysis
• Sensitivity analysis
• Information needs
• Media requirements
• Delivery personnel and power bases
• Timing requirements
• Common definitions
• Feedback loops
• Macro and micro barriers
• Jargon and acronyms

Stakeholder Analysis

Some stakeholders will have more interest in a project than others. In the case of a project to develop a new customer information database for the company like in the case study for Pinnacle Equipment, ...

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