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Video: Creative Complexity

Kedge Founder and The Futures School Co-Founder Frank Spencer explains the concept of Creative Complexity, and why it's critical to good foresight, innovation, strategy and organizational development.    [ctct form="327"]

Mashup Hit: Foresight, Speculative Design and Design Fiction

Mashups result from the creative blend of two or more songs, overlaying lyrics from one hit onto the instrumental beats of another.Last week, The Futures School created our own mashup when we sponsored and exhibited at the #PRIMER19 conference at The New School in New...

Place Matters

In May 2019, The American Enterprise Institute (AEI) released a study, “The Importance of Place: Neighborhood Amenities as a Source of Social Connection and Trust.” A key finding included that the closer Americans are to neighborhood amenities, including parks and...

TFS Alumni Spotlight: Transforming Libraries

Public libraries have long been considered to be on the brink of irrelevancy and extinction, fending off assertions that Google would replace librarians - the original “search engines” - or that eBooks would replace print books. Thus, it's easy for the technophiles to...

TFS Alumni – Creating Cities of the Future

Originally appeared on Tim Giuliani’s website on April 11th, 2019 How do cities prosper in the 4th Industrial Revolution? How can new opportunities advance broad-based prosperity? What is the strategy for cities and regions to create their future?In Orlando, we are...

Not Just Competitive Intelligence, but Futures Intelligence

VUCA—volatile, uncertain, complex, and ambiguous—is an acronym coined by the U.S. military to describe the geo-political environment after the Cold War. Today, business leaders have adopted the term to describe their Monday mornings.In such an environment, where does...

Autonomous Platform for Transportation Transformation

As part of a regional 3-year plan to reframe economic development through the lens of broad-based prosperity, the Orlando region has leveraged foresight to develop a series of strategic transformations.  One such initiative has been called “Autonomous Connection” and...

TFS Alumni Blog: Strategies for Transportation Resilience

Author’s Note: (In the process of writing this piece on the future of transportation, I decided to focus on the effect that new personal transportation and disruptive mobility technology choices will have on strategies for transportation resilience.) Predictions about...

Equipment Leasing Foundation Case Study

Change management efforts often fail because they focus on the issues as they bubble up to the surface. The result is Band-Aid solutions that fail to address the underlying culture and guiding narratives of an organization. To achieve long-lasting change, we must...

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