Horizon Scanning

Horizon scanning is the process of looking at longer term threats to the organisation and identifying trends before they have a negative impact on the organisation.

Assent can help you implement horizon scanning as part of your Organisational Resilience programme.

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Horizon Scanning Programmes

Maintaining regular horizon scanning activities is important to planning an effective organisational resilience response.

It’s important to analyse the information captured via horizon scanning, risk assess the potential impacts to the organisation and plan a response.

Information Services

Assent can work with you to identify relevant information feeds and monitor them for news and events that could affect your organisation.

Inputs might include:

  • News and Opinion,
  • Government Policy,
  • Trade & Professional Bodies,
  • Competitor Movements,
  • Investment and Financials,

PESTLE Analysis

A PESTLE Analysis is one method that can be used to take a broad look at external factors potentially affecting the organisation.

  • Political
  • Economic
  • Social
  • Technological
  • Legal
  • Environmental

SWOT Analysis 

A SWOT analysis can also be used to identify internal issues:

  • Strengths
  • Weaknesses
  • Opportunities
  • Threats

Implement a structured approach to strategy planning with Assent’s Horizon Scanning Consultants.

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