The Video Creator Guide to Working with Subject Matter Experts. To ensure you enlist the help from the right SME and avoid wasting your and their time, make sure you understand the parameters of the project before you get started. Define ExpectationsAnytime two or more people work together, its best that everyone has a clear and shared understanding of their role and how it relates to yours, as well as the full parameters of the project and what will be expected from each person.
Some examples:Do we want to highlight this feature? Are we meeting today or tomorrow? Did you have a chance to look at the draft? Open questionsOpen-ended questions typically garner much longer responses and are perfect for getting more details and inviting a dialogue. Some examples:What can you tell me about….