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Needs Assessments

Conducting an organizational needs assessments in advance of strategic planning provides context for the planning and implementation work ahead. It helps determine how prepared the organization is for change, and decision makers can use that to plan out the work. For instance, an organization might want to start with lower priority work that they’re already well-positioned to implement instead of a higher-priority initiative that first requires a new data system to be effective. “Systems, People, Processes” framework for quickly gathering information and gauging an organization’s readiness for change.