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Succession planning

It is vital to have a succession plan; services often have a small number of personnel with extensive knowledge of National Operational Guidance (NOG), but there is a risk that knowledge will be lost with them should they leave service or be promoted to another role. Succession planning is essential until NOG becomes business as usual, and even following that milestone it would be beneficial as NOG will never be a static product. Scheduled reviews, interim or safety critical guidance may result in changes and a business as usual function needs to be established to facilitate the changes.

A continued communication strategy is important for the transition of the project to become business as usual.