SWOT analysis is a strategic planning technique
used to help an organization identify strengths,
weaknesses, opportunities, and threats
related to project planning.
I. It is designed for use in the preliminary stages of decision-making
processes and can be used as a tool for evaluation of the strategic position of
II. It is intended to specify the objectives of the project and
identify the internal and external factors that are favorable and unfavorable to
achieving those objectives. Users of a SWOT analysis often ask and
answer questions to generate meaningful information for each category to make
the tool useful and identify their competitive advantage. SWOT has been
described as the tried-and-true tool of strategic analysis.
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presentation that had been scheduled for the March 29 annual CTARES meeting during
the Southington Flea Market: