Holoptic Foresight Dynamics™ Primer

A short primer from Kedge Founder Frank Spencer on the concept and application of Holoptic Foresight Dynamics™(HFD). This approach to democratizing foresight began over 10 years ago and undergirds every facet of our global activity. HFD recognizes foresight as...

Escaping The Flat-Earth Apocalypse

 By: Frank SpencerHave you heard about the flat-earth theory, the idea that the earth is not a sphere but is instead a flat disk that is surrounded by an ice wall and covered by a dome that stops us from falling off into space? If you haven’t heard of this growing...

A Transformationalist’s Guide to Saving the Future

 By Frank SpencerA couple of year’s ago, I wrote a short article entitled It’s Time To Democratize The Future. In the article I noted that, when talking about the future, many foresight practitioners, strategists, organizational designers, social scientists or human...

The 3 Environments of Foresight

 An excerpt from The Guide to Natural® Foresight Framework:Horizon scanning is conducted across all three environments of foresight — Macro, Meta, and Micro.The Macro, or External EnvironmentForesight efforts begin in this broad environment, where drivers of change...

Scanning = Lifeblood

 An excerpt from The Guide to Natural® Foresight Framework:Environmental scanning is the lifeblood of Strategic Foresight. It provides the qualitative and quantitative data points that inform maps of possible futures from which decisions and strategies will be...