January 29, 2019

Capitalism and the Long Term

Gerard Smith
Managing Principal

The stability of capitalism is threatened by an excessive focus on the short-term. The long term must be a part of decision making, and scenario planning can help.

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December 11, 2019

FSG 2019 Highlights…and the Year Ahead

Peter J. Kennedy
Managing Principal

With 2019 winding down, FSG would like to take this opportunity to share some of the year’s highlights and to take a peek at what’s in store for the year ahead. 

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October 31, 2019

When to Do Scenario Planning – and When Not to

Peter Kennedy
Managing Principal

Scenario planning is a powerful tool, but it's not the right remedy for all organizations worried about the future. 

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September 24, 2019

People – Too Many, Not Enough, or Just Right?

Gerard Smith
Managing Principal

There is too much at stake to rely on old assumptions. Only by forcing ourselves to imagine previously un-thought-of futures are we really starting to take future uncertainty seriously.

 

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June 17, 2019

Scenario Planning for a Wicked Problem – Climate Change

Dr. Mark Trexler
Managing Director - The Climatographers

Wicked problems resist resolution, but as guest contributor Mark Trexler argues, the uncertainties surrounding climate change should not prevent organizations considering the implications and planning accordingly. 

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May 10, 2019

“The Past is the Only Thing We Know”

Peter Kennedy
Managing Principal

The iconoclastic historian John Lukacs, who died this week, was skeptical of the value of prognostication. So is FSG. 

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January 15, 2019

Intelligent Technology and the Coming Liability Crisis

Kevin McDermott
Associate Consultant

Intelligent technologies are so woven into our lives that we no longer see them.  They are not us.  Yet we permit them to decide for us...

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December 19, 2018

Looking Back on the Year

Peter Kennedy
Managing Principal

We wish our clients, collaborators and friends happy holidays and a prosperous New Year. 

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December 06, 2018

Alternative Crispr Futures

Peter Kennedy
Managing Principal

We're not yet to designer babies or Gattica, but those futures are no longer science fiction. 

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August 08, 2018

Capturing Scenario Planning Value

Peter Kennedy
Managing Principal

With any strategic planning exercise, maintaining momentum through the implemention phase can be a challenge.  Here are some important insights we've picked up along the way. 

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