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...