Chapter 16Information Gathering Tools

I find that a great part of the information I have was acquired by looking up something and finding something else on the way.

— Franklin P. Adams, American journalist

Surveys, project management and scheduling, feedback, and time tracking let team members collaborate on the current deliverable(s).

Feedback further identifies areas of strength and weakness. Use feedback to adjust your project plan and identify topics for future surveys. Most information gathering applications include feedback mechanisms.

The tools discussed in this chapter can be installed as part of a collaborative software suite or as a stand-alone version.


Surveys allow you to collect information, usually without verification, about ...

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