Case Study: Disney’s Workforce of the Future

 The Futures School founders Yvette Montero Salvatico and Frank Spencer authored the chapter “Disney’s Workforce of the Future: From HR Initiative to Organizational Culture” in Palgrave Macmillan’s Futures Thinking and Organizational Policy: Case Studies for Managing...

Vlog: From Disney to Oxford – A Futurist’s Journey

 In this vlog, Kedge Principal and The Futures School Co-Founder Yvette Montero Salvatico interviews Joana Lenkova, former Consumer Strategist at The Walt Disney Company and Founder of Futures Forward. They discuss Joana’s time on the futures team at The Walt Disney...

Foresight-Fueled Innovation 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 innovation.SituationWith a series of product misses, the research and development...

Driving Impact in Innovation

 An excerpt from The Guide to Natural® Foresight Framework:Today, we live in a world where creative destruction is happening faster than we can react. Whether the radical changes are in products, services, experiences, technology, or organizational models, we seem to...

3 Ways to Challenge Assumptions

 An excerpt from The Guide to Natural® Foresight Framework:Ask “Why?” According to Timothy D. Wilson (2004), we receive 11 million bits of information every moment, but we can only consciously process 40 bits. This means that 99 percent of the information we process...

The Keyhole of the Present

An excerpt from The Guide to Natural® Foresight Framework: Long before the current craze around unconscious bias modeling, foresight professionals were using futures thinking as a critical element in breaking through assumptions and biases to create organizational,...