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How do you decompose your analysis?

I was reminded today of a discussion that a co-worker and I were having a while back with some Business Analysts and Project Managers who worked in other Project Management groups within our company (we have several).

We were discussing the ways our different groups approached basic project documentation such as Project Charters, Business Cases, and various Requirements documents; the various “levels” of information that the documents contained; and what those “levels” were called.

It soon became obvious that the different groups didn’t always decompose their project and analysis efforts using the same terms and “levels”.

Rather than trying to explain that concept more, I’ll instead demonstrate how I prefer to decompose a project and analysis effort so that you can actually see what I mean.

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