A proposal for a body of work that will deliver outputs designed to achieve outcomes. A Business Case will provide the reasoning for undertaking a Statistical Support Program to initiate a new Statistical Program Design for an existing Statistical Program, or an entirely new Statistical Program, as well as the details of the change proposed.
A Business Case is produced as a result of a detailed consideration of a Change Definition. It sets out a plan for how the change described by the Change Definition can be achieved. A Business Case usually comprises various evaluations. The Business Case will specify the stakeholders that are impacted by the Statistical Need or by the different solutions that are required to implement it.
Date implementation commenced
e.g. new program, permanent (indefinite) change to existing program, temporary change to existing program, cease program