We are firm believers that establishing project scope is a major contributing factor to project success. The primary technique we recommend is the context level data flow diagram. This diagram is not only valuable for initially establishing the scope, but can be leveraged in many ways throughout your project’s lifecycle.
Our instructors all chipped in and put together a list of 19 ways they’ve used the Context Level Data Flow Diagram to help create this Quick Tip. For more in-depth and comprehensive help establishing your context level data flow diagram, see our Scope Your Area of Analysis course.