Delphi Technique


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Delphi Technique

(programming, tool)
A group forecasting technique, generally used for future events such as technological developments, that uses estimates from experts and feedback summaries of these estimates for additional estimates by these experts until reasonable consensus occurs. It has been used in various software cost-estimating activities, including estimation of factors influencing software costs.
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Researchers at the Air Force Institute of Technology chose to employ the Delphi technique as the methodology for executing this task.
Description Qualitative Research Variable Company MCC (Mondragon Cooperative Corporation) Qualitative Personal Interview (Recorded) technique Interviewers Experts with Financial and Treasury Directors of MCC Data From June 2012 to January 2013 Time 5 hours in person + 10 hours action research (matrix-discuss-mail-telephone) Place Mondragon (Basque Country-SPAIN) Analysis Nvivo 10 Software Software Analysis Delphi Technique using a Cross-impact Matrix Technique Resource: own elaboration
The Delphi technique begins with the development of an individual survey, which should be completed by a number of individuals considered experts on the topic under consideration.
Although there was no consensus in the literature regarding sample size for Delphi technique studies Delbecq et al.
Based on the Delphi technique with the industrial expert panel, the area skills are as follows:
Detailed Breakdown of the Delphi Technique As Used by the CRCI PAC
In the second round of the Delphi technique, a combined list and frequency distribution of the participants' lists were created as indicated in Table 1.
Not only the Ameliorated Nominal Group Technique but in addition the Delphi Technique can bring support here (see Appendix B).
This study used the Delphi technique, reported to be a "method (which) produces useful results which are accepted and supported by the majority of the expert community" (Fraunhofer Institut 1998).
Delphi technique: The Delphi technique gains information from experts, anonymously, about the likelihood of future events (risks) occurring.
Section 3 is brief section focusing on attitude scales, repertory grid analysis and the Delphi technique.
The methodology utilized here was based on the Delphi technique (which is also discussed in Part 2 of the book) and on focus groups.