The concept of a project management information system, or PMIS, is an important component of project communications management. A PMIS is an effective mechanism for enabling and facilitating communications. All processes and activities on a project center on it because the success of a project depends as much on the quality of data as it does on completing the works on time and within budget. Indeed, a persuasive argument can be made that if the PMIS fails or the quality of its basic elements does not meet a certain standard, then the likelihood of project failure from a cost, schedule, or quality perspective will increase. Accepting this argument means that establishing a PMIS is absolutely critical.