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August 15, 2013

The Inevitable Not Happening?

Patrick Marren
Partner

The importance of including the seemingly impossible when writing scenarios.

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July 15, 2013

Scenario Planning for the "Overexamined" Life

Patrick Marren
Partner

"It's rampant narcissism!" our client said last week, exasperated. 

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March 25, 2013

A really, really, REALLY long-term scenario

Patrick Marren
Partner

Lawrence Krauss says we know more about where the universe came from right now than beings in the far-distant future possibly could. 

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March 04, 2013

March 4 Historical Notes

Patrick Marren
Partner

March 4th... but not before doing some scenario planning.

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March 03, 2013

Third Day, Third Month

Patrick Marren
Partner

Scenario planning (or its lack) through history - March 3.

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March 03, 2013

3/2 Events

Patrick Marren
Partner

Things that happened for which scenario planning was or might have been useful on this date in history.

537: Ostrogoths begin a siege of Rome. Belisarius almost gets caught outside the walls, but makes it inside in time to lead a successful long-term resistance to the siege (probably thanks to a primitive form of scenario planning).

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March 01, 2013

March First? Scenario Plan First, Then March

Patrick Marren
Partner

Things that happened on March 1 through history with which scenario planning might have helped.

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February 28, 2013

Last day of February: Scenarios Unplanned For

Patrick Marren
Partner

It's not what you don't know that gets you, it's what you don't do scenario planning for.

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February 27, 2013

Scenario Planning in History: February 27

Patrick Marren
Partner

Some are born scenario planning; some achieve scenario planning; others have scenario planning thrust upon them by the Futures Strategy Group. We hope you will soon be among the latter.

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February 26, 2013

Unexpected Developments: February 26

Patrick Marren
Partner

Scenario planning is about imagining the improbable; here are some improbable things that happened on this date.

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