Building the Network Top Takeaways Understanding your partnerships and expressing who will be responsible for what are critical in moving forward. Avoid elongating projects with dates, times, goals and objectives that are specific. Building the network seems like an obvious part of the process. However, making sure that you have everything that you can in place ahead of time will help make sure to limit the headaches along the way. There are many factors that come into the equation when it comes to building the network. Making sure that you know who is going to build it, where they are going to build it, how they are going to build it and who is going to pay for it are critical concerns. But also understanding the urgency that many of your residents and business owners face and communicating the realities of the project to them in a way that is open and honest are essential.