Organizations are made up of interconnected departments, resources, processes, and people. When something changes in one area, it has an impact on many other areas as well.
Despite this, many business decisions are still made in isolation. Highly motivated people want to innovate and make rapid progress toward their goals, so they don’t always think beyond their own area of responsibility before they act. But this can have unintended consequences for themselves and others.
Impact Analysis is a tool that you can use to consider the effects of changes on all parts of your business, before you make them. This helps you to minimize much of the disruption and confusion that happens when changes are not thought through properly.
This Skillbook teaches you how to conduct an Impact Analysis. In around an hour, you’ll find out:
Why Impact Analysis is so important.
How to prepare for, and set up, an Impact Analysis.
How to evaluate possible impacts of the change you’re considering, so that you can develop contingency plans.
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