What is the importance of understanding your problem?

To gain clarity and insight into the nature of the problem.

What is the significance of breaking a problem into smaller parts?

To simplify the problem-solving process and manage complexity.

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Importance of Problem Analysis in Computing

To gain clarity and insight into the nature of the problem.

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Breaking Down Problems into Smaller Parts

To simplify the problem-solving process and manage complexity.

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Identifying and Defining Problems

Identifying the scope and boundaries of the problem.

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Importance of Problem Analysis in Computing

Because the environment often influences the nature of the problem and the feasibility of potential solutions.

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Importance of Problem Analysis in Computing

Grasping its essential components, causes, and potential impacts.

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Importance of Problem Analysis in Computing

Identifying the correct level of detail or managing dependencies between parts.

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Importance of Problem Analysis in Computing

A decline in engagement and achievement.

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Identifying and Defining Problems

Significant decline in academic performance, evidenced by lower grades, increased classroom disruptions, and diminished student engagement.

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Crafting the Problem Statement

To clearly define the problem in a concise and specific manner, serving as a guide for further analysis and solution development.

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Importance of Problem Analysis in Computing

Making complex problems easier to understand and solve.

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Breaking Down Problems into Smaller Parts

Breaking down problems into smaller, more manageable parts.

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Modularization in Problem-Solving

A calculator app with separate modules for UI, arithmetic, input handling, and display.

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Understanding Stakeholder Analysis & Mapping

To provide a visual representation of stakeholder influence and interest.

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Modularization in Problem-Solving

For user interface (UI), arithmetic operations, input handling, and result display.

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Modularization in Problem-Solving

Enhances system design and maintainability.

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Crafting the Problem Statement

To assess the success and effectiveness of the solution.

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Problem-Solving Tools (5 Whys, Root Cause Analysis, Fishbone Diagram)

5 Whys and root cause analysis.

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Crafting the Problem Statement

Prepare a playlist and plan simple games.

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Modularization in Problem-Solving

Dividing the problem into independent, manageable modules or components.

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Modularization in Problem-Solving

Ensuring that each part of the system functions correctly before integration.

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Tools for Problem Decomposition (Flowcharts, Diagrams, Mind Maps)

Flowcharts, diagrams, and mind maps.

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Importance of Problem Analysis in Computing

The importance of identifying the core issue that needs to be addressed.

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Understanding Stakeholder Analysis & Mapping

By ensuring that the solutions developed are relevant and appropriate to the problem's specific circumstances.

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Challenges in Problem Decomposition

Iterative refinement, collaboration, and the use of decomposition tools.

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Problem-Solving Tools (5 Whys, Root Cause Analysis, Fishbone Diagram)

It involves analyzing collected data to identify the underlying cause of a problem.

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Understanding Stakeholder Analysis & Mapping

SMS (Analyzing External Factors, Assessing Internal Constraints, Aligning Solutions with Context).

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Crafting the Problem Statement

It serves as the foundation for developing effective solutions.

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Breaking Down Problems into Smaller Parts

Breaking down a problem into smaller, solvable parts.

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Understanding Stakeholder Analysis & Mapping

It makes the solutions developed more likely to meet the needs of all parties involved.

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Understanding Stakeholder Analysis & Mapping

A visual tool that helps in identifying and categorizing stakeholders based on their influence, interest, and impact on the problem.

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Importance of Problem Analysis in Computing

To review and adjust the new curriculum to better align with students' needs and learning styles.

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Importance of Problem Analysis in Computing

Understanding Your Problem.

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Identifying and Defining Problems

The recent curriculum changes and increased workload.

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Understanding Stakeholder Analysis & Mapping

Introduction of a more challenging curriculum and an increase in academic workload.

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Importance of Problem Analysis in Computing

The company thinks it is because of poor marketing.

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Identifying and Defining Problems

1. Identify Symptoms 2. Gather Information 3. Analyze Context 4. Identify Root Causes 5. Focus on Core Problem

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Importance of Problem Analysis in Computing

Clearly identifying the problem and distinguishing it from its symptoms.

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Understanding Stakeholder Analysis & Mapping

Tutoring sessions and counseling services to help students manage stress and improve their academic performance.

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Identifying and Defining Problems

SMS (Defining Your Problem).

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Importance of Problem Analysis in Computing

It helps in creating effective solutions.

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Modularization in Problem-Solving

Implementing each arithmetic operation as an individual function or module, focusing on accurate computation for its specific task.

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Top-Down and Bottom-Up Approach in Problem Decomposition

Handling individual tasks like buying decorations, ordering food, and creating a music playlist.

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Top-Down and Bottom-Up Approach in Problem Decomposition

It starts with the overall problem and breaks it down into smaller components, useful for understanding the big picture before diving into details.

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Modularization in Problem-Solving

By allowing focused attention on individual aspects of the problem.

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Breaking Down Problems into Smaller Parts

Simplifies problem-solving.

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Breaking Down Problems into Smaller Parts

EPD: SMS (Problem analysis method).

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Identifying and Defining Problems

Understand Problem Environment.

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Importance of Problem Analysis in Computing

It allows for a more systematic approach and helps in identifying the root cause of issues.

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Importance of Problem Analysis in Computing

It leads to more effective solutions.

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Modularization in Problem-Solving

Breaking a complex system into smaller, manageable modules.

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Importance of Problem Analysis in Computing

It emphasizes the gathering of comprehensive and accurate information related to the problem, forming the basis for further analysis and decision-making.

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Modularization in Problem-Solving

It ensures that each part of the problem is addressed effectively, leading to a comprehensive solution.

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Understanding Stakeholder Analysis & Mapping

By reinforcing the importance of this stage in problem analysis.

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Understanding Stakeholder Analysis & Mapping

The collected data is crucial for making informed decisions, ensuring that the solutions are based on a solid understanding of the problem.

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Importance of Problem Analysis in Computing

A high school notices a decline in academic performance among its students over the past semester.

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Importance of Problem Analysis in Computing

It is foundational and crucial for designing accurate, efficient solutions.

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Importance of Problem Analysis in Computing

Grades, attendance records, classroom behavior reports, and feedback from teachers and parents.

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Identifying and Defining Problems

They feel overwhelmed by the increased workload.

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Crafting the Problem Statement

The difficulty of the new curriculum and the increased stress placed on students.

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Identifying and Defining Problems

Gathering all relevant information including data, context, and stakeholder perspectives.

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Importance of Problem Analysis in Computing

Developing a comprehensive understanding of the problem, identifying core issues, and guiding the development of effective solutions.

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Breaking Down Problems into Smaller Parts

To break down the system into more manageable and understandable parts, such as Catalog Management, Borrowing System, etc.

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Modularization in Problem-Solving

Easier development, testing, and updates.

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Crafting the Problem Statement

The company lowers prices and improves customer service.

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Understanding Stakeholder Analysis & Mapping

They want to identify the underlying causes of the decline in academic performance.

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Importance of Problem Analysis in Computing

To illustrate the process of problem analysis.

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Top-Down and Bottom-Up Approach in Problem Decomposition

Assembling the completed components into a cohesive plan for the party, ensuring everything is in place and ready.

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Top-Down and Bottom-Up Approach in Problem Decomposition

Building up the solution by starting with smaller, detailed parts.

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Identifying and Defining Problems

Identifying the Core Problem.

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Understanding Stakeholder Analysis & Mapping

To ensure the solutions are relevant and comprehensive.

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Identifying and Defining Problems

Contextual Analysis.

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Understanding Stakeholder Analysis & Mapping

Stakeholder Analysis & Mapping.

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Importance of Problem Analysis in Computing

It guides the entire problem-solving process.

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Modularization in Problem-Solving

Changes can be made to individual modules without affecting the entire system, leading to more flexible and scalable solutions.

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Crafting the Problem Statement

Declining student grades and increased classroom disruptions and disengagement.

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Importance of Problem Analysis in Computing

To separate the calculator into distinct modules for each arithmetic operation.

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Crafting the Problem Statement

The solution process.

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Modularization in Problem-Solving

To simplify development and testing, enhance maintainability, and allow for easy updates or additions of new features.

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Importance of Problem Analysis in Computing

Identify Symptoms

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Importance of Problem Analysis in Computing

To apply a structured approach and effectively address complex issues.

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Understanding Stakeholder Analysis & Mapping

The new teaching methods may not align well with students' learning styles.

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Breaking Down Problems into Smaller Parts

By breaking them down into smaller, manageable parts.

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Identifying and Defining Problems

To plan a successful office birthday party.

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Top-Down and Bottom-Up Approach in Problem Decomposition

When the smaller components are well-understood but need to be integrated into a larger system.

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Problem-Solving Tools (5 Whys, Root Cause Analysis, Fishbone Diagram)

Tools for Understanding Problems.

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Understanding Stakeholder Analysis & Mapping

To address the true nature of the problem and not just treat symptoms.

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Importance of Problem Analysis in Computing

Their input is vital for a holistic understanding of the problem.

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Modularization in Problem-Solving

Facilitates easier testing, debugging, and maintenance. Allows for parallel development.

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Importance of Problem Analysis in Computing

They help visualize the relationships between different parts of the problem, making it easier to understand and solve complex problems.

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Identifying and Defining Problems

To direct efforts and resources toward solving the right challenge for successful outcomes.

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Crafting the Problem Statement

It means grasping its essential components, causes, and potential impacts.

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Importance of Problem Analysis in Computing

New curriculum, more rigorous testing standards, increased homework assignments, and extra-curricular activities.

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Modularization in Problem-Solving

To simplify development and enhance sustainability.

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Understanding Stakeholder Analysis & Mapping

The process of understanding stakeholder needs, gathering views, stakeholder mapping, and focusing efforts based on stakeholder impact.

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Importance of Problem Analysis in Computing

It allows focusing efforts on addressing the needs and concerns of the most critical stakeholders, ensuring their buy-in and support.

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Identifying and Defining Problems

A real-world example where identifying the core problem was critical to achieving a successful outcome.

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Identifying and Defining Problems

1. Gather Data: Check customer feedback and sales data. Look at how the product is priced and the quality of customer service. 2. Analyze: Discover that prices are too high and customer service is slow. 3. Core Problem: The real issue is high prices and slow service, not marketing.

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Importance of Problem Analysis in Computing

To implement effective interventions and improve overall student performance and well-being.

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Crafting the Problem Statement

Flexible enough to accommodate new insights as they emerge.

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Top-Down and Bottom-Up Approach in Problem Decomposition

Combining the components by putting up decorations, setting up the food and drinks, and preparing the entertainment.

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Breaking Down Problems into Smaller Parts

Focus on Core Problem

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Top-Down and Bottom-Up Approach in Problem Decomposition

Breaking the problem from a broad perspective to detailed components.

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Modularization in Problem-Solving

Managing the library's catalog, including adding, updating, and organizing library materials.

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Top-Down and Bottom-Up Approach in Problem Decomposition

For understanding the big picture before diving into details.

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Top-Down and Bottom-Up Approach in Problem Decomposition

Decomposition simplifies complexity, while modularization improves structure and reusability.

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Top-Down and Bottom-Up Approach in Problem Decomposition

Reviewing the setup to ensure everything works smoothly and making any necessary adjustments for a successful event.

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Challenges in Problem Decomposition

Don’t just guess the problem. Find the real issue to get the best results.

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Crafting the Problem Statement

Reserve a space and decorate.

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Identifying and Defining Problems

Gathering Information.

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Identifying and Defining Problems

Many students are struggling with their coursework, leading to lower grades and increased classroom disruptions.

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Importance of Problem Analysis in Computing

Importance & Objectives of Problem Analysis.

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Understanding Stakeholder Analysis & Mapping

Steps to Understanding a Problem: Identify Problem, Gather Information, Define Problem, Specify Stakeholders, Map Stakeholders.

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Identifying and Defining Problems

Understanding the Problem.

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Modularization in Problem-Solving

Handling the borrowing and returning of library materials, managing due dates, and user accounts.

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Modularization in Problem-Solving

The Catalog Management module provides the database of available materials, which the Borrowing System module uses to manage checkouts and returns.

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Crafting the Problem Statement

Crafting the Problem Statement.

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Identifying and Defining Problems

Identifying and clearly defining problems.

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Top-Down and Bottom-Up Approach in Problem Decomposition

By combining the arithmetic modules into the main calculator program, enabling it to call the appropriate function based on the selected operation.

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Importance of Problem Analysis in Computing

By understanding these objectives, it sets the stage for the rest of the presentation.

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Challenges in Problem Decomposition

It allows for easy updates or enhancements to specific operations without affecting the entire calculator program.

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Importance of Problem Analysis in Computing

Simplified development and testing, enhanced maintainability, and easy updates or additions of new features.

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Modularization in Problem-Solving

Dividing the problem into independent, manageable modules.

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Top-Down and Bottom-Up Approach in Problem Decomposition

Organizing a small office birthday party.

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Problem-Solving Tools (5 Whys, Root Cause Analysis, Fishbone Diagram)

Various tools such as the 5 Whys, root cause analysis, and fishbone diagrams.

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Top-Down and Bottom-Up Approach in Problem Decomposition

It starts with smaller details and builds up to the overall solution, often used when the smaller components are well-understood but need to be integrated into a larger system.

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Importance of Problem Analysis in Computing

They systematically analyze and understand a problem.

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Understanding Stakeholder Analysis & Mapping

Sales go up because the real problem was fixed.

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Breaking Down Problems into Smaller Parts

Venue, food and drinks, and entertainment.

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Crafting the Problem Statement

Arrange catering or potluck.

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Understanding Stakeholder Analysis & Mapping

Higher levels of stress and difficulty balancing their workload, particularly in light of recent changes in the school curriculum and teaching methods.

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Understanding Stakeholder Analysis & Mapping

By prioritizing efforts based on stakeholder impact.

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Top-Down and Bottom-Up Approach in Problem Decomposition

Each module is developed separately, focusing on specific tasks like processing user input, performing calculations, and updating the display.

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Breaking Down Problems into Smaller Parts

Breaking down the problem into its fundamental parts and providing clarity and a structured approach to understanding complex issues.

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Tools for Problem Decomposition (Flowcharts, Diagrams, Mind Maps)

5 Whys, Root Cause Analysis, Fishbone Diagram, Stakeholder Mapping.

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Modularization in Problem-Solving

Setting up the venue, arranging food and drinks, and starting the entertainment activities as planned.

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