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New Post 8/3/2014 11:27 AM
User is offline Tony Markos
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Re: Gap Analysis 

Asking for a "vision" ain't going to work because they don't have one.   I repeat THEY DON'T HAVE ONE.    No one to date as done a systematic evaluation of manual and automated processes/tasks - and especially how they all interrelate - so they don't understand what they need.

They need you to take the lead.     Your first step is to demystify what is meant by "gap analysis".   A process/task is defined by its inputs and outputs.   And outputs from one process/task is input to another.    Understanding, systematically, all the inputs and outputs is your "gap analysis".

So, start at the highest level - the vision level - and decompose downwards  - focusing at all times not so much on standalone processes/tasks but how the processes/tasks interrelate.

 

 

 
New Post 8/3/2014 11:28 AM
User is offline Tony Markos
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Re: Gap Analysis 
Oh and one other thing.  Since you posted your question on the "Structured Analysis and Design" forum, I would bet that you already have a pretty good idea of what you need to do.
 
New Post 5/16/2017 1:47 AM
User is offline Fiotr
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Re: Gap Analysis 

Thank you very much for this post!

 
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