Fact_Finding_and_Information_Gathering

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    Fact-Finding and  Information Gathering
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    Consistent   Requirements are not conflicting or ambiguous. Complete   Requirements describe all possible system inputs and  responses. Feasible   Requirements can be satisfied based on the available  resources and constraints. Required   Requirements are truly needed and fulfill the purpose  of the system. Criteria to Define System Requirements
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    Accurate   Requirements are stated correctly. Traceable   requirements directly map to the functions and features  of the system. Verifiable   requirements are defined so they can be demonstrated  during testing. Criteria to Define System Requirements
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    What is Fact-Finding? Fact-finding is the formal process to collect information about systems, requirements, and preferences. There are seven common fact-finding techniques 1. Sampling of existing documentation, forms, and databases. 2. Research 3. Site visits. 4. Observation of the work environment. 5. Questionnaires. 6. Interviews. 7. Joint Application Design (JAD).
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    Sampling of Existing  Documentation, Forms, and Files The company's mission statement and strategic plan. Formal objectives for the unit being studied. Organizational chart.  Policy manuals and standard operating procedures  (SOPs), History that led to the project, that may include: Interoffice memoranda, customer complaints, etc. Accounting records, performance reviews. Information systems project requests – past and  present.
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  Sampling of Existing  Documentation, Forms, and Files Avoid   the pitfalls of  sampling blank forms    They tell little about how the form is used, not  used, or misused Collect previous system studies. Samples of  manual and computerized databases,  screens and reports. All documentation collected should be analyzed to 
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