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My Communication (MyComm) is an online strategic communication planning tool developed by Cisco Systems, Inc. It delivers a common planning platform for both communication professionals and managers and team leaders in fulfilling their respective communication roles.


* In the process of reviewing all of the elements of the IABC website, we have decided to formally discontinue use of MyComm as of 31 March 2013. As part of our work towards the next iteration of the site, we are looking at providing you with new options for this kind of planning and collaboration.

About MyComm

My Communication (MyComm) is an online strategic communication-planning tool originally developed by Cisco Systems, Inc. to enhance communication by Cisco employees. In many companies, engaging and informing employees to enhance organizational performance is one of the most urgent communication challenges. MyComm is a critical tool for meeting that challenge.

MyComm:

  • delivers a strategic planning platform for communication professionals, managers and team leaders in fulfilling their communication roles
  • keeps communicators focused on the key elements of a strategy – from large to small considerations that can easily be overlooked in creating a strategic plan
  • enables users to share their plan and collaborate with others
  • influences leaders to think strategically rather than reactively about communication
  • offers an excellent self-learning tool for those new to the process of strategic communication
  • allows users to access plans from the MyComm Home Page
  • permits users to easily modify communication strategy and plans as changing events and needs dictate
  • can be accessed only through the members-only area of the IABC website
  • helps users systematically plan a communication effort in a six-step process that results in a viable, written communication strategy
  • provides an excellent tool for a project leader or consultant to work with a client in defining realistic project objectives , outcomes and delivery methods

MyComm is not meant to be:

  • a replacement for preparing quick emails or building PowerPoint presentations
  • a tutorial to develop your writing skills
  • a tool that will write your communication for you (and not all communication is written!)
  • a tool for tactical planning or scheduling