You can use a Needs Statement document to describe a business need or a deficiency in your organization, justify the exploration of an alternative solutions to resolve this need, and then provide estimated costs for these actions.
Needs Statement Purpose is to:
- Help Project Stakeholders understands why investment is required to address this business need.
- Identify an idea (for example, training to improve customer service) that may require an investment depending on the specific business need.
- Provide sufficient information to justify whether or not your organization should move forward with the development of a Business Case.
- The Needs Statement document is often developed before the Business Case and serves as a fore-runner for this document.
Table of Contents
1.1 Project Description
1.6 System Overview
1.7 Point of Contact
2 Need Description
2.4 Organization Effect
2.5 Need assessment
2.7 Estimated costs