There is little debate over the biggest changes affecting our economy and society today. Megatrends touch upon every business, and thanks to their long-lasting nature, there's not a shortage of readily available information and analysis on them.Read now →
Tips for doing your own foresight.
4 types of futures intelligence – and how to create them
I've lately been in so many discussions related to futures intelligence and foresight processes that I've lost count. Many of them have focused on the fundamentals: the very purpose of foresight work to begin with.Read now →
Creating an effective foresight process: a step-by-step guide
No one can know what the future holds in store. This is the widely accepted universal truth. But how should, then, businesses prepare for the possible array of scenarios that could arise in the coming years?Read now →
What is strategic foresight and why is it important?
Strategy and related concepts are hard to define, even if the topic has been discussed for decades. Whatever the terminology, every organization should be serious about its understanding of the future.Read now →
Building a trend radar: a beginner's guide
5 foresight buy-in exercises for the strategic planning process
I've often argued that the first step towards foresight work is starting to talk about your future, what to expect, and how to be prepared. Now we are looking into foresight buy-in and how to get started with that. I'm pretty sure you'll get the management team's attention.Read now →
3 factors that increase happiness with foresight work
This blog is based on a survey we ran on foresight best practices. To no surprise, people on average are somewhat satisfied with the practices on foresight and futures work in their own organization. As in any many statistics, averages are not great indicators of... well, anything.Read now →
How to get started with corporate foresight [a futurist's formula]
"In the past, we've been confident about how the future might play out. And because of that, we've been able to reach a consensus about how to proceed. That's the realm of ordinary leadership. It's also the realm of tame problems."Read now →
Collaborative foresight – two proven models to get people involved
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