March 03, 2013

3/2 Events

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

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February 25, 2013

Unprecedented: February 25

Patrick Marren
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Every day something happens for which a lot of experts did not do scenario planning.

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February 24, 2013

2/24: Things That Happened for the First Time

Patrick Marren
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Some scenarios that happened for the first time, seem to be happening again?

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February 23, 2013

The 23rd of February: Unexpected Scenarios

Patrick Marren
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The more things change, the more they create new and unexpected scenarios.

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February 22, 2013

February 22: Expect the Unexpected

Patrick Marren
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All along the untrodden paths of the future, I can see the footprints of an unseen hand. - Sir Boyle Roche

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February 21, 2013

February 21: Novelties

Patrick Marren
Partner

Some people see things that are and say "Why?" We see things that never were and say, "This would make a good scenario-based planning exercise."

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