When you come to a fork in the road, take it.”
“When you are in a hole, stop digging!”
Gives an unbiased quick assessment of concerns, priority, suggested next steps, and an inventory of what needs to be done by who by when.
Clarify the purpose, develop objectives, classify by values, generate alternatives, assess the risks, define the issues, and set the table for you to make an informed decision.
Develop a problem statement with facts, not some one’s opinions. The clear lens gives you facts uncolored by biases. Identify possible causes. Verify assumptions. Conduct experiments as necessary to confirm observations.
Potential Problem Analysis
Dimension the potential problem. Identify likely causes. Define preventative actions. Mitigate adverse impact.
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