Who are our competitors for funding, audiences or artists?
What do we know about them?
Are we aware of organisations with similar ambitions with whom we might collaborate?
Are we aware of recent developments in artform practice?
Do we understand the artistic market in which we operate?
Are we aware of our funders' equality and diversity requirements?
We are knowledgeable about our competitors, their work, organisation and financial circumstances
We have identified allies and collaborators with whom to work
We understand the values and ambitions of and pressures on our artistic partners.
We have policies in place that address diversity and equality.