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Panu Kause

CEO at FIBRES Online
Entrepreneur, strategist, and a walking chaos. Worked in, with, or for tens of organizations at their top management level. Passionate about strategic planning and management, as well as about always finding new opportunities in everything. Quite literally hates indifference and apathy.

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FIBRES Online raises a quarter of a million euros to scale its foresight software

Despite the global pandemic, 2020 marked a year of growth for FIBRES Online. Existing customers in Australia, Europe, and North America found our foresight software even more valuable in turbulent times. Concurrently, new customers discovered FIBRES for their internal foresight work.

Feb 1, 2021 10:00:00 AM


Collaborative foresight – two proven models to get people involved

One of the most common questions we hear from foresight managers looking to develop foresight in their company is the following: How do I involve more people in our foresight work?


Oct 23, 2020 9:47:30 AM


How satisfied is your team over the foresight and futures work in your organization?

The Futures Day is being celebrated today on March 6th. As our contribution to honour the day, we ran a survey on ’Foresight Best Practices’ during the month of February.

Mar 6, 2020 1:34:50 PM


A moment in my life as an entrepreneur: Startup Autobahn

I would expect every startup entrepreneur recognizes there are many moments related to starting up and growing your business. And that then there are some defining moments.

Feb 26, 2020 10:03:40 AM


Strategic management – past, present, and future

Where is strategic management headed? I have shared my views about the past, present, and future of strategic management in dozens of presentations, hundreds of discussions, numerous investment negotiations, and more.

Feb 12, 2019 8:00:29 AM


Foresight for Innovation

In order to detect the early signs of disruptive forces - to out-think your competition - I think a systematic way of getting new inputs is crucial. A key use case of foresight work is to place trend implications on long-term strategic horizons and to use this as input for your own strategic positioning.

Nov 1, 2018 3:57:45 PM


Confessions of a CEO: Going Forward With Future

Three years ago our team made a strategic decision that changed our course from consulting business to a software business. We wanted to provide a solution that helps organizations get really connected to changes around them and plan their actions accordingly.

Sep 20, 2017 7:00:31 AM


Confessions of a CEO: Changing Lanes to Accelerate Foresight with AI

I promised I’ll share my experiences on how it feels like to be part of an international startup accelerator program, and to be on our journey towards ‘hybrid foresight’ and ‘smart strategies’. Call it “Confessions of a CEO’. 

What I want to discuss here firstly is how we ended up on this path, and secondly what it means for a small company such as ourselves.


Our Background Shortly

Apr 4, 2017 9:25:00 AM


What's Next? Hybrid Foresight and Smart Strategies?

Well, what's next? Always the million dollar question, especially now as artificial intelligence (AI) is in the midst of the tech hype. Since our own FIBRES' development will entwine with AI, it's due time to take a look into some of the concepts and terminology. I'll try and outline at least how we approach these from our business point of view.

Feb 24, 2017 6:00:31 AM