Compare and evaluate the options you have come up with within the context of identified opportunities, risks, and issues, and make a decision on the option you will follow.

  • Compare options

    There are a myriad of ways to compare options, choose the one that makes the most sense

    • Cost versus benefit
    • Task achievement
    • Advantages and disadvantages
    • Risk profile
  • Test the options

    Finally double check that the plan meets the original intent.

    • Does it achieve the task?
    • Does it meet the higher intent?
    • Should we be doing this?
  • Wargame

    Wargame 'What if's' and build contigencies'

  • Decide on the final approach
    • Build in the detailed co-ordination plan
    • GANTT chart of activities
    • Provide guidance on any issues that may arise