Information requirements process map
It can be a helpful format for identifying the key decisions that it will be necessary to make during the development of the project, and the questions (sometimes referred to as plain language questions) that will need to be answered at those decision points. The information that the employer will need in order to answer those questions can then be identified.
An example of an initial information requirements process map is presented below. This might be developed to include additional details, such as; the format that information should be prepared in, the organisation that will prepare the information and the individual or group responsible for making the decision.
This can help define roles and responsibilities, the need for appointments to be made, and the scope of services for those appointments and is a good basis for preparing the employer's information requirements which will become part of the contract documentation.
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