Saturday, September 13, 2008

Common Information Gathering Techniques

The common types of Information Gathering Techniques include:

  • Brainstorming
    Used to identify overall project risks or may focus in on the risks within a particular project segment or work package.

  • Delphi technique
    Generate a consensus among project risk experts who anonymously submit their risk list to a facilitator.

  • Interviewing
    Used to get information from people with a wide experience across many projects, such as stakeholders, team members, project manager, etc.

  • Stregths, Weakness, Opportunities and Threats (SWOT) Analysis
    Examines the project from the perspective of strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats.

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