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Planning and executing in periods of uncertainty

Maths Stanser
General Manager, Nordics
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Many firms are struggling to forge a path forward amidst the continuing uncertainty of the Covid-19 crisis and its wider social and economic impacts. Even for those industries that have not borne the full brunt of the crisis, the impacts of the Covid-19 crisis have increased uncertainty exponentially.

Three things to understand about uncertainty

Categories of uncertainty

Planning in uncertainty

Planning tools

To mitigate this risk, many firms have adopted Agile or Discovery based approaches to better align decision making and investments horizons with different levels of uncertainty.

Delivering change in uncertainty

Change methodologies

Planning and execution cycle

Planning and execution cycle (continued)

Lessons from the crisis

What should firms do now?

What should firms do now? (continued)


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