Environmental scanning is a process of gathering, analyzing, and dispensing information for tactical or strategic purposes. Organisations use environmental scanning to monitor important events in their operating environment. Scanning involves identifying the issues and trends that have important implications for future planning and strategic decision making.
Environemtnal scanning can be performed for your organisation on an ad hoc or a regular basis.
Environmental scanning projects include the following:
- Hafod Housing Association - Development of Corporate Plan (completed 2007)
- United Welsh Housing Association – Environmental Scan to inform development of Corporate Plan (completed 2007)