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The Future of Jobs: Automated AND Human Touch, insights from scenario planning
We live in exciting times of new technologies and innovative products, but one of the most uncertain issues of today is the future of jobs. Already many kinds of jobs have been automated to some extent and there is a risk of employment going down in various segments of the … Continue reading
What futurists can learn from superforecasters
Superforecasting, the art of prediction by Tetlock and Gardner, is definitely the number one must-read for futurists this winter. Especially because the topic of prediction can generate a lot of discussion. Despite the public belief of the future industry as a crystal ball business, futurists in general are reluctant about … Continue reading
Trend research and strategic foresight: two worlds or one continuum?
The futurist business, in all its dimensions, is a relatively young discipline. And instead of having developed as one tightly knit community, there are many different branches. Take trend research and strategic foresight, two of the mostly practiced disciplines, tend to employ people with very different backgrounds, address different questions … Continue reading
5 Tips to ensure your foresight project has impact
How do you ensure that your foresight project really has an impact? In future studies and foresight endeavours, creative thinking and imagination are central. Often, the process itself provides insight to the people directly involved in the project. But how do you transfer your results into the rest of your … Continue reading
12 steps for a successful scenario planning project
Say your organisation has decided to do a scenario planning project on one of their strategic topics. And now you are in charge of designing the project outline. How to do this? What is a good approach? Most organisations don’t do scenario planning on a regular basis. Each time there … Continue reading
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