Documentary analysis

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Documentary analysis (document analysis) is a type of qualitative research in which documents are reviewed by the analyst to assess an appraisal theme. Dissecting documents involves coding content into subjects like how focus group or interview transcripts are investigated. A rubric can likewise be utilized to review or score an document.[1][2][3] The three essential sorts of documents are:[citation needed]

  • Public Records, such as understudy transcripts, statements of purpose, yearly reports, strategy manuals, understudy handbooks and vital arrangements
  • Personal Documents, such as date-books, messages, scrapbooks, online journals, Facebook posts, obligation logs, occurrence reports, reflections/diaries and daily papers
  • Physical Evidence, such as flyers, publications, plans, handbooks and training materials.


Requirements definition[edit]

Document analysis can be used to accumulate requirements amid for a project. It collects available documents of related business procedures or systems and attempts to extract relevant data. Requirements can also be extracted from stakeholders via questionnaires, interviews, or focus groups.[4][5] Document types include:

  • Bench-marking studies
  • Business plans
  • Business process and method documentation
  • Company updates
  • Competing item writing and surveys
  • Customer contracts
  • Customer recommendations
  • Requests for proposals
  • System imperfection reports
  • System particulars (of existing frameworks)
  • Training guides
  • Vision records for related undertakings

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Document Analysis".
  2. ^ "Document Analysis".
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  4. ^ "5.2 Collect Requirements - Firebrand Learn".
  5. ^ Analyst, Business Analyst Community & Resources | Modern. "What is Document Analysis".

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