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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...

Intersecting Design and Foresight for the Climate Crisis

 In the “‘Futuring’ can help us survive the climate crisis. And guess what? You’re a futurist too”  podcast and accompanying essay published 30th of January, Clare Cooper, design lecturer at the University of Sydney, describes how futuring techniques can help us think...

Foresight-Fueled Change Case Study

 An excerpt from The Guide to Natural® Foresight Framework:The following case study showcases the value, in terms of practical impact and tangible outcomes, that foresight drives in change.SituationA large industry foundation was looking to guide its members and...

Driving Impact in Change

 An excerpt from The Guide to Natural® Foresight Framework:Change management efforts often fail because they focus on the issues as they bubble up to the surface. This results in Band-Aid solutions that fail to address the underlying culture and guiding narratives of...

Eric Schurr – The Language of Foresight

The Business Imperative: What’s the Bigger Picture?My accidental journey to becoming a foresight professional started with a business need and a fortuitous visit to a futurist conference.In 2014 I was asked to step out of the day-to-day of the business I helped launch...

Tim Giuliani – Launch to Tomorrow

President and CEO of the Orlando Economic Partnership’s Tim Giuliani and Kedge Founder/TFS Co-Founder Frank Spencer discuss how Strategic Foresight is the core to the seven-county region’s Launch to Tomorrow. After a successful merger, the Orlando Economic Partnership...

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