Project eMail Management

If you have ever managed a project you know that email overload happens very quickly. A primary responsibility of every project manager (and team member) is to communicate effectively and timely. When starting on a project, consider setting up a set of folders to manage email communications. I suggest starting with something like this.

Project Name:
Requirements
Plan
Risks
Schedule
Design
Implementation
Testing
Process
Configuration Management
Change Requests
Reports
Communication
Procurement
Vendor 1
Vendor N
Financial
Customer Interaction
Lessons Learned
Inventory Control
Human Resources
IP
Documentation
Training
Facilities
Beta Sites
Beta Site 1
Beta Site N
Releases
Release 1
Release 2
Release N

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