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Ignition Guide to Scoping a Business Challenge

Published: 21 March 2016

ID: G00341160

Analyst(s): Market Insights and Analytics Research Team


This guide includes documents that will help you diagnose the true business challenge that underlies the stated business request, identify high-impact research objectives, and secure buy-in from business partners on the scope.

Table Of Contents



Before You Start

Common Pitfalls and Keys to Success

Step 1 of 3: Understand the Business Challenge


Step 2 of 3: Translate the Business Challenge into Potential Research Objectives


Step 3 of 3: Finalize and Communicate the Scope of the Project


Review Your Performance

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