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Practical Change Management for IT Projects

By : Emily Carr
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Practical Change Management for IT Projects

By: Emily Carr

Overview of this book

Table of Contents (12 chapters)
Practical Change Management for IT Projects
About the Author
About the Reviewers

Conducting a vehicle analysis

The next step in preparing your communication plan is conducting a vehicle analysis. In a communication plan, the vehicle is the method you use to send your communication. Examples of vehicles include e-mail, voicemail, presentations, and videos.

Conducting a vehicle analysis helps you to determine which communication vehicles already exist in your organization, the new communication vehicles you need to create, and which communication vehicles work best for each audience. Review the following template, then continue reading for the steps to complete each column:




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The steps to completing the vehicle analysis are as follows:

  • Identify the communication vehicles that already exist in your organization. These could include general vehicles such as e-mail and voicemail, as well as more targeted vehicles such as newsletters and staff meetings for specific departments....