Shaping Tomorrow - Think and Act


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Shaping Tomorrow - Think and Act

  1. 1. 11 Here you can use structured intelligence analysis to: ‘Set up ‘ your question’ about the future ‘Investigate’ emerging changes ‘Assess’ your current and likely position ‘Imagine’ alternative futures ‘Predict’ the future ‘Prioritize’ your responses ‘Decide’ your response 1 Develop your thinking on future questions important to you
  2. 2. 2 Our service helps you to address an Issue in a systematic manner: 2
  3. 3. 33 By analyzing underlying Issues using the methods here, and picturing what's likely/unlikely to happen within the global environment, mental models of possible futures can be created from which preferable futures can be chosen By choosing unique and preferable futures people and organizations shape their and our tomorrows and create leadership positions You can too quickly and easily here 3
  4. 4. 44 There are over 200 strategic foresight methods in the market of which we have automated 120. We first divided these into PLAN methods (decisioning tools to determine priorities) and ACT methods (decisioning tools to respond on the key priorities) Both PLAN and ACT are organized in a logical sequence of toolkits; much like a well organized set of golf clubs or woodwork tools. You can select the toolkits by clicking on PLAN or ACT. The revealed toolkit then shows the various methods that can be used to answer a strategic question. You can set up your own question as an Insight by using ADD Manual Insights in the lh nav . 4
  5. 5. 55 5 Select from qualitative and quantitative methods to set up a robust question about a future issue of importance to you and to manage your research to a successful conclusion You do not need our content to answer a question here The methods are laid out in logical sequence for completing a full strategic foresight project in just two days Generally, we would start with SET UP in Plan and first establish the Issue and then the Question to be answered. All methods can be used by you alone or in collaboration with associates either face-to-t0 face or remotely Click the method's title for a detailed description of its benefits, use and disadvantages and use the graph to determine how much effort you need to put it in to reach a robust answer You can use the methods in isolation or in sequence to fit your needs Your thinking will appear under ‘My plans’ All the methods give near-instant summaries of collaborative inputs
  6. 6. 66 Generally, we work with clients in physical or virtual workshops to make these methods sing after which they are comfortable using them on their own. We can do complete strategic foresight projects with people who have never considered the future of a topic and come out with a robust, evidenced answer in less than two days. 6
  7. 7. 77 Scenario planning Modeling Delphi analysis Literature review Stakeholder surveys Causal Layered Analysis Verge Red Hat STEEP SWOT Surprise analysis … 7
  8. 8. 88 Day one: Introductions Agree the question Evaluate stakeholders Conduct automated literature review Determine key drivers Create scenarios Share and update scenarios Day two: Reprise of day one Undertake SWOT analysis Imagine the future Develop an Options analysis Make your decisions Create your vision and action plan Set up a strategic foresight system 8 Here’s how you can get fast answers to your questions in a two-day workshop Throughout the workshop there will be plenty of time for discussion. Everyone will get their say through our fun, collaborative software too. Contact us for a free demonstration of how our AI driven system can rapidly deliver crowd-sourced answers to your burning question.
  9. 9. 99 Begin exploring the service Consult the other detailed help ‘START’ guides here Contact us if you have any difficulties or would like up to 30 minutes free, online training We are here to help. Feel free to contact us +44 (0) 1273 832221 Skype: shapingtomorrow Or use Live Chat when we are available online “We are here to help you make better decisions today, faster and cheaper than ever before”