Iterative planning is a quality management concept that follows a defined repetitive cycle until an acceptable design is achieved which balances: HSE, risk, cost and company exposure. Iterative planning is part of the Initial Planning Cycle when decisions are made about the most appropriate Source Control operations and the Daily Planning Cycle when each milestone is evaluated as the team proceeds. The repetitive cycle in condensed form is:
Perform detailed technical analysis on apparent practical solutions. Loop back to proposed solutions as required.