Method Needs Assessment


Method Needs Assessment
the process engineering task during which the process team performs endeavor analysis, organizational analysis, product analysis, and process formality risk analysis and comparison to determine the specific needs for the method


As illustrated in the preceding figure, Method Needs Assessment is part of the following inheritance hierarchy:


The typical objectives of the method needs assessment task are to:


Method needs assessment typically can begin when the following preconditions hold:

Completion Criteria

Method needs assessment typically is complete when the following postconditions hold:


Method needs assessment typically involves the process team performing the following steps in an iterative, incremental, and parallel manner:


Method needs assessment can typically be performed using the following techniques:

Work Products

Method needs assessment typically results in the production of the following work products: