High-level Architecture, Managing Ideas

The ABCD Method for getting things done

This is a simple process for clarifying your thinking for getting things done. It is based on the interrogative questions of Why, What, Who, How, When and Where.

The diagram speaks for itself, I hope you find it useful.

It seems to be designed for capturing ideas and turning them into reality. You can use this for creating a product, a project or anything where an idea needs some clarification of thoughts.

You will notice that there is no copyright on it. I have a piece of paper that came my way and it fitted in with my approach to IT Architecture.

If I can find the people who originally authored this (with your help), I’m happy to acknowledge the ownership rights to the correct individuals or corporations.

The ABCD Method for planning

A full size PDF Version is available here.



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Chris Mundy