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Organization Assessment
The Target-Organization Assessment describes the current status of the organization in which the system is to be deployed. The description is in terms of current processes, tools, peoples' competencies, peoples' attitudes, customers, competitors, technical trends, problems, and improvement areas.
Role: Business-Process Analyst
Optionality: Can be excluded. 
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Purpose To top of page

The Target-Organization Assessment is used by the Business-Process Analyst as a basis for configuring the business modeling discipline for a particular project.

The Target-Organization Assessment is also used:

  • to explain to the stakeholders why there is a need to change the business processes
  • to create motivation and a common understanding among the people in the target-organization that are directly or indirectly affected
  • as input to the Development Case and the Iteration Plans

Timing To top of page

The Target-Organization Assessment is created at the very beginning of a project. Sometimes, it is created even before a project has started. We recommend that you revisit and review the Target-Organization Assessment after each iteration. You may have discovered new problems as well as opportunities.

Responsibility To top of page

A Business-Process Analyst is responsible for the Target-Organization Assessment.

Tailoring To top of page

Adjust the outline of the Target-Organization Assessment to suit the characteristics of the project and the organization.

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