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4 Tips to Quickly, Yet Effectively Pressure-Test Assumptions When Planning Budgets in Response to COVID-19

Published: 13 April 2020

ID: G00725767

Analyst(s): Infrastructure and Operations Research Team

Summary

Many I&O leaders are trying to determine how COVID-19 will affect budgets and investment plans, yet prior assumptions may no longer be valid. I&O teams must pressure-test cost-cutting strategies to avoid making uninformed, short-sighted decisions that may have lasting implications for the company.

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