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This is the opening talk for the forthcoming Future Trends and Global Innovation Executive Workshop taking place in partnership with the Royal College of Art on 20/21 Sept 2018 - https://www.rca.ac.uk/short-courses/executive-education/future-trends-global-and-innovation/

executive-education@rca.ac.uk

It gives an introduction to looking ahead to make sense of future trends so we can better identify emerging opportunities. Adding in multiple leading examples, it explores the use of scenarios, expert dialogue and the build up to the creation of future agenda as the world's largest open foresight platform.

The 2 day workshop that this kicks off is an accelerated journey from insight to innovation, this highly interactive course mixes trend immersion, discussion of implications and development of future propositions.

This is the opening talk for the forthcoming Future Trends and Global Innovation Executive Workshop taking place in partnership with the Royal College of Art on 20/21 Sept 2018 - https://www.rca.ac.uk/short-courses/executive-education/future-trends-global-and-innovation/

executive-education@rca.ac.uk

It gives an introduction to looking ahead to make sense of future trends so we can better identify emerging opportunities. Adding in multiple leading examples, it explores the use of scenarios, expert dialogue and the build up to the creation of future agenda as the world's largest open foresight platform.

The 2 day workshop that this kicks off is an accelerated journey from insight to innovation, this highly interactive course mixes trend immersion, discussion of implications and development of future propositions.

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  4. 4. Roadmaps – Making things simple - we hope
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  6. 6. Alternate Paths – The unexpected routes to the future
  7. 7. Obscurity – Difficult to see further than the immediate short term
  8. 8. Notable Quotes – Several popular views on the future “The purpose of looking at the future is to disturb the present.” Gaston Berger “It's tough to make predictions, especially about the future.” Yogi Berra “The best way to predict the future is to create it.” Peter Drucker “The future is already here, it's just not very evenly distributed.” William Gibson “We are made wise not by the recollection of our past, but by the responsibility for our future.” George Bernard Shaw
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  10. 10. Getting it Right – Thames Barrier need identified 1954, opened 1984 - used 10x plan
  11. 11. A VUCA World – Adopted from US Military and now business mainstream Volatile Uncertain Complex Ambiguous
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  15. 15. Futures Perspectives - Differentiate the possible, probable and plausible ‘As-Is’ View Today ‘Could Be’ View 2030+ Plausible Probable Possible
  16. 16. Scenarios – Alternative future narratives that explore what might be A B C ‘As-Is’ View Today ‘Could Be’ View 2030+ A B C
  17. 17. Common Scenario Confusions – Same term but three different applications Global Elites New Multilateralism National Self Interest Networked Scale Global Collaboration Fragmented and Local Narrow View Broad View HIGH BASE LOW A B C
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  20. 20. Seeing Beyond the Now – Informed innovation opportunities with major impact
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  28. 28. Mega City States Increasing competition between cities over-rides national priorities as mayors lead bold initiatives to place their cities at the forefront of the global stage
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