Problem Statement

Description: This task attempts to define the problem(s) with the existing manual or automated system, or what the motivation is for creating a new system. This task defines who the users are and supplies context to the requirements effort that will be performed later.
Risk & Impact: Misinterpretation of the project requirements resulting in compromised design and implementation.
Inputs: None
Upstream Tasks: None
Downstream Tasks: Project Proposal
Questions Asked:
  1. What is broken?
  2. Why is it broken?
  3. What is the impact of things not changing?
  4. What is the anticipated benefit of changing the process/system?
Deliverables: Problem Statement A textual, narrative statement presenting the information above.
Templates: Business Vision Template