Database Design for Mere Mortals: A Hands-On Guide to Relational Database Design
Hernandez, M. J. (2013). Database design for mere mortals: A hands-on guide to relational database design (3rd ed.). Addison-Wesley Professional.
Read Chapter 5: Starting the Process.
This chapter describes the preparation process, conducting interviews with stakeholders, defining the mission statement, and mission objectives. This can be used to obtain perspective before making the presentation to stakeholders.