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...Read more

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December 19, 2018

FSG 2018 Holiday Wrap-Up

Peter Kennedy
Managing Principal

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

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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. Read more

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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. Read more

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February 26, 2018

23 and Me, You, Everything

Peter Kennedy
Managing Principal

Biology is not destiny, but the field of genomics is chock full of powerful implications -- for science, medicine, commerce, society and just about anything we can think of.Read more

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December 18, 2017

FSG 2017 Holiday Wrap-Up

Peter Kennedy
Managing Principal

FSG scenario consultants are wrapping up a busy and stimulating 2017, and we have lots of news to share.Read more

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December 13, 2017

Scenario Planning for Big Tech and Big Media

Peter Kennedy
Managing Principal

Are we nearing a tipping point?Read more

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November 28, 2017

Scenario Planning for Sustainability

Peter Kennedy
Managing Principal

Alternative futures to make sustainability mainstreamRead more

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October 11, 2017

40 million people go missing in the future

Gerard Smith
Managing Principal

This is the first of two short pieces that focus on demographics. A central premise of scenario based (‘alternative futures’) strategic planning is that the future is uncertain because it is emergent—it can’t be predicted by studying individual trends, because what matters is the interaction between them; moreover many of these trends are themselves unpredictable. But some of them are not. Which brings me to demographics, because of the many forces for change that we consider in the course of our work, the size of the population and its component parts would be placed at the ‘more...Read more

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October 11, 2017

Older and Wiser?

Gerard Smith
Managing Principal

This is the second of two pieces about demography, focusing on another aspect, less to do with the population’s overall size than with its structure -  specifically the changing composition by age group....Read more

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