Author Archive for: ‘info’

New social contracts in cities

Mike has recently given a number of speeches about the future of cities in the developed world. In them, he argues that new transformative social contracts between local governments and their citizens are required. There is a need to move from highly and often costly responses to short term needs to planning and services that use fewer resources to deliver …

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Emerging Future Scans

Emerging Future Scans are designed to identify the early, weak signals of significant trends and disruptions which will reshaping industries and markets locally and globally. The discovered ideas, thoughts and references are intended to explore future possibilities and disrupt existing though patterns. The scans form an extremely powerful catalyst for discussion, ideas-generation, and strategy development. They are not intended to …

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Emerging Environment Workshop

This one day strategy workshop for the leader-team of an organisation or industry sector provide the first step towards reaching a shared agreement on future strategy. The four major outputs of the workshop are: Future Impacts Statement: The key trends and discontinuities that will impact on the organisation. Scenarios: Narratives exploring how these impacts might play out and cross impact. …

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Frequent Scanning Service

The strategy conversation and development cycle is all too often carried out at one of those all too infrequent management retreat events. Global Foresight Network offers a Frequent Scanning Service to customers as a powerful enabler for ongoing communication and socialisation of important strategy and change programs through a whole organisation. Our customer-tailored service offering defines the subject themes to …

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Leadership Skills of 21st Century Navigators

A one day program for leaders, managers and business owners. The accelerating pace of change in our borderless world is putting new pressures on leaders. Future success demands that leaders of all kinds think and act differently. We call this leadership capability 21st Century Navigation The Leadership Skills for 21st Century Navigators workshop is a one day program which provides …

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The Principles and Techniques of Strategic Foresight

Planning for the future is challenging at the best of times, but in today’s fast paced and evolving world it is more difficult to build and implement strategy that will successfully position an organisation for turbulent times ahead. Based on strategic foresight thinking, 2 day Principles and Techniques of Strategic Foresight workshop program is specifically designed to provide organisations with …

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Key Note Speakers

If you’re searching for the right catalyst to jolt the hearts and minds of your executives, employees or partners into the knowledge age, look no further. The Global Foresight Network offers a portfolio of dynamic speakers ready to challenge and entertain on a broad range of future and change topics.

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Conference Design and Facilitation

Don’t you wish your next conference or planning session delivered solid outcomes, got every attendee involved and started the next big step forward for your organisation.

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Design considerations in almost biblical times

My adopted homeland of Australia has experienced during the last few years a number of severe and unpleasant environmental events. Fire, flood, storm and pestilence of what one imagines to be of truly biblical proportions have been visited on this vast continent. The terrible inundation of brisbane and an area of Queensland, equivalent in land mass to the size of …

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