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Workshop in a Box: Communication Skills for IT Professionals by Abhinav Kaiser

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Meetings

Meetings are an important part and parcel of IT professionals. Most of our communication takes place within the four walls of a meeting room. The objective of meetings is to achieve intended outcomes, and to achieve it communication is key. To state plainly, a meeting room is a place where information exchanges happen between participants at a rapid pace, with the intention to reach desired goals.

All meetings can be broken down into three sections:

  • Preparation
  • The actual meeting
  • Post-meeting expectations

All three parts of the meeting are equally important whether you are attending or chairing it. We will delve into the three parts from a communication standpoint alone. I will not get into the nitty gritties of meetings, such as booking a ...

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