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Future proofing your workforce vital to long-term readiness
The Panorama experts point to the recent global pandemic as an excellent example for the value of scenario planning. When COVID emerged back in 2019, many were taken by surprise. They didn't even have it on their radar. But go back 5-10 years, many leading scientists and epidemiologists noted that there was potential for one. The leading indicators were there.
Scenario planning helps spot these leading indicators. It allows organisations to think outside the box with contingencies for a variety of wild and not-so-wild possibilities.
"Good scenario planning takes the surprises out of workforce planning and ensures your organisation is ready for any number of future circumstances,"
While scenario planning seems daunting, the Panorama experts have devised four simple steps to distil down the process. Get started by brainstorming;
Ensure your organisation focuses on all scenarios, not just one. The scenarios also need to think short-term, medium-term and long-term. Each is equally valuable. Try not get too bogged down in detail, only the right amount of information is needed.
You can read the Panorama experts' article about scenario planning on the Panorama WFP blog: https://hubs.ly/
Pursuit Technology is a SaaS development company which seeks to streamline systems through innovative solutions and unlock the potential of the workforce. Pursuit is all about putting the customer at the centre of everything they create. In the last 7 years, their focus has been on the Acorn learning management system (LMS) which has maintained a 100% retention rate in that time. Panorama is a new workforce planning tool that Pursuit will be releasing in 2022 designed to help organisations better plan, develop and maintain their workforces.