Effective governance for software development relies heavily on communication and information sharing. Management should ensure they have an effective communication strategy. An effective communication strategy will increase the success rates of your software development activities. The communication strategy should be easy to understand, concise and to the point. One of the biggest causes of project failure in software development is due to poor communication. Effective communication will help build trust and teamwork. Effective communication, Trust and Teamwork will lead to success.
Your communication strategy should cover:
- What to communicate
- Who will communicate and who should the communication be directed at.
- How to communicate
- How NOT to communicate
- When to communicate