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Ignition Guide to Scenario Planning

Published: 07 July 2016

ID: G00367370

Analyst(s): Infrastructure and Operations Research Team

Summary

This guide includes documents that will help you set up a robust framework for scenario planning, build out realistic, multivariable scenarios, make scenarios relatable for decision makers, and prepare the organization to act when scenarios materialize.

Table Of Contents

Overview

Steps

Step 1 of 5: Prepare the Organization for Scenario Planning

Project Objectives

Roles and Responsibilities

Before You Start

Common Pitfalls and Keys to Success

Step 2 of 5: Establish a Framework for Modeling Scenarios

Tasks

How to Set Up for Success

Step 3 of 5: Build out Tangible Scenarios

Tasks

How to Set Up for Success

Step 4 of 5: Engage Business Partners Around Scenarios

Tasks

How to Set Up for Success

Step 5 of 5: Track Key Scenarios

Review Your Performance

Keys to Continued Success

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