Definition of visioning in US English:



  • 1The development of a plan, goal, or vision for the future.

    ‘months of visioning and dedicated effort have culminated in the building of a cultural center’
    • ‘All top achievers regardless of their field of excellence would have to agree on the importance of: goal setting and visioning; excellent instruction and feedback; hard work and practice; and the ability to perform.’
    • ‘Rather than concentrate on the method (e: g., directory-enabled networks) this question can be answered by using a little future visioning.’
    • ‘It's very much a visioning document, what we need to be if we're actually going to maintain a habitable planet for seven, eight, nine, ten billion people.’
    • ‘The programme also gives bosses opportunities to hear how existing businesses have implemented forward thinking, strategy and visioning to achieve success, and how they should prepare for the future.’
    • ‘This newly-formed group has just drafted some ideas to enable discussion and input in getting a visioning process going for Hastings Park.’
    • ‘However, apart from hearing about the process, the nation is yet to have more than a hint as to what this two-year-long pursuit of visioning will yield.’
    • ‘The book is put together like a conversation and moves through emotional responses to analysis, and hopeful visioning for the future.’
    • ‘The visioning day was a great success with more than 1000 comments being made.’
    • ‘Until this unlikelihood occurs, we are left with a personal struggle to take control of our own destiny and attempt the visioning without Science to hold our hand and this is how it should be.’
    • ‘I'm interested in views on everything ranging from strategic visioning to next generation commercial blurb.’
    • ‘In addition to comprehensive lists of practical references, there is an appendix with work sheets to be used in the visioning process and planning activities for groups that wish to seriously pursue innovative marketing strategies.’
    • ‘Despite the setbacks, plans are under way to stage a strategic visioning day in mid March.’
    • ‘For me, however, one of the most interesting portions of the conference was listening to participants engage in a visioning process with respect to the future of education in psychology and psychology in education.’
    • ‘The visioning process used by the UK management resulted in a clear statement of intent and, following that, an understanding of the strategic options open to the business.’
    • ‘An important way to develop our future knowledge, or at least understand which competencies we need to develop, is through the use of scenario building or visioning.’
    • ‘The congregation recently worked with a visioning process and community needs assessment.’
    • ‘And the chapters on visioning are not to be missed.’
    • ‘Once a project has been completed, a post-occupancy study is just as important as the predesign visioning process.’
    • ‘Today, months of visioning, planning and dedicated effort have culminated in this physical expression - the breaking of the sod to build a cultural centre.’
    • ‘But it may not be the best time to insist on a discussion about city visioning and livable streetscapes.’
  • 2The action or fact of seeing visions.