We believe the future depends on collaboration. Regardless of where we are in the world, we seek out our tribe of like-minded people who want to create the future. When in Europe a couple of years ago, we teamed up with the Dutch Future Society, a local chapter of the Association of Professional Futurists, to bring its members our interactive, innovation workshop – Wicked Opportunities.
Here in Spain the discipline of Strategic Foresight is relatively unknown (especially outside the academic world), but in northern Europe and the US it is already widespread and is widely used by many organizations (both in the public and private sectors) .
The Current State: Good Intentions, Poor Results Having spent the majority of my career as a finance professional for large, multi-national firms, I know intimately the herculean (and often fruitless) task of strategic and financial planning.
Most of us cannot fathom the profound changes that are at our doorstep. Following are just some of the disruptions that will transform the nature of innovation and breakthroughs in today’s organizations.
Have you ever read an action-thriller novel or watched a mystery movie that kept you on the edge of your seat, only to learn near the end of the story that things are not what they seemed? This famous literary technique known as the “plot twist” jolts an audience’s perception, introduces a surprising conflict, or radically alters the context of the story in order to produce an unexpected outcome.