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Friday, May 19, 2006

Technology Consultants – Encouraging Two-Way Communication on Projects

Technology consultants open up the way for communication on projects. They share their knowledge and listen to the client's needs so that challenges are met effectively and projects are finished on time.

Determining how and when to provide information to key members of your project team is essential to completing projects successfully. Although some team members will need to know almost everything that is happening, there may be other members whose roles are not as significant.

You also need to determine how to provide the information to your team. Weekly or biweekly meetings will be essential to communication even if they are simply conducted over the telephone. Using email effectively can greatly reduce the time needed for meetings and can keep everyone in the loop.

Always listen to team members and encourage them to contribute their thoughts and ideas. This should be the primary purpose of your weekly meetings. Everyone should feel involved and valued as part of the team.

To learn more about communicating well as a technology consultant, read the full article (link above).

Posted by Computer Consulting Kit