Share
Explore BrainMass

Communication Methods-PM

Discuss some of the important ways a PM can gather and analyze information? Comment on the value of informal communication methods when conducting and running a project. Are there times when informal communication takes place when formal communication is needed or vice versa? How would this affect your project?

Solution Preview

PMs gather and analyze their information mainly from two sources, which includes staying current with industry trends and relying on past history. Studying previous jobs and all of the factors that were involved with those jobs/projects is one of the greatest sources. This allows the PM to analyze each aspect of past projects, and the PM can also then analyze any changes that could have been made or should be done differently on future jobs. By staying current with industry trends, PMs can determine if different techniques could be applied to their projects which will be of benefit and potentially save time, money, and resources.

When ...

Solution Summary

Discuss some of the important ways a PM can gather and analyze information? Comment on the value of informal communication methods when conducting and running a project. Are there times when informal communication takes place when formal communication is needed or vice versa? How would this affect your project?

$2.19