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checking of existence of Data Item in IPO

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000014435D
Original Publication Date: 2000-Aug-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2003-Jun-19
Document File: 3 page(s) / 33K

Publishing Venue

IBM

Abstract

This Disclosure is a solution to check if Input Data Items and Output Data Items are used in discription of Process in Input-Process-Output (IPO) Diagram or not , and list up the Input/output Data Items not used in it. To clearify the usage of Input/output Data Items make IPO Diagram's Quality higher .

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checking of existence of Data Item in IPO

    This Disclosure is a solution to check if Input Data Items and Output Data Items are used in
discription of Process in Input-Process-Output (IPO) Diagram or not , and list up the Input/output
Data Items not used in it. To clearify the usage of Input/output Data Items make IPO Diagram's
Quality higher .

          Discription of Process in IPO Diagram is made by human in the form of text or spread
sheet style . Their name must be same as Input Data Item's name or Output Data Item's name, if it
is instinctively same.

But unfortunately, In Project , there are many Input Data Item's name and never used Output Data
Item's name that are not used. On the other hands, there are many valuables those source or
destination are not mentioned at all .

A rough Flow Chart is as follows. (Fig.1)

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