July 02, 2020

2023 – Will you be ready?

Managing Principal Gerard Smith answers questions from Kevin McDermott

Clients are using FSG's capsule scenarios to jumpstart planning for a post-COVID world.  Gerard Smith explains. 

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June 30, 2020

HBR Profiles Our Scenario-Planning Work for the US Coast Guard

Peter Kennedy
Managing Principal

https://eventhorizonstrategies.com/peter-scoblic/It’s nice to be noticed. And even nicer to be associated with a world-class organization like the Coast Guard. 

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May 11, 2020

Getting Ahead of the Incident

Joe DuFresne
Associate

Managing today’s incident while also planning for tomorrow is not easy, but we leave ourselves vulnerable to being consumed by the crisis if we don’t.

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April 13, 2020

Scenario Planning in the Time of Coronavirus

Peter Kennedy
Managing Principal

Suddenly, the future is here. 

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March 24, 2020

Are You Making Choices Right Now? Or Just Reacting to Whatever Happens Next?

Kevin McDermott
Principal

Why foresight is essential, especially in the middle of a crisis. 

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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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November 28, 2017

Scenario Planning for Sustainability

Peter Kennedy
Managing Principal

Scenario planning and alternative futures are powerful tools for building corporate consensus around sustainability policies. 

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April 27, 2017

A Hypothesis about Working-Class Rage

Patrick Marren
Principal
Why are ordinary people revolting? Maybe...prediction?
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April 25, 2017

The Wrong Way to Use History

Patrick Marren
Principal

There have been a lot of historical analogies being thrown around lately.

The presidency of Donald Trump has caused a lot of smart people (and a lot of less-well-educated ones) to dig up stuff from the past that they see as relevant to our current situation - and to where we may be headed in the near future.

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March 14, 2017

Designing the Office of Strategic Need

By Kevin McDermott, Founder of Collective Intelligence and FSG Associate, and Charles Thomas, FSG Managing Principal
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Organizations are managed by people who acquired expertise from experience in an existing operating environment. But operating environments change unrelentingly.  How does one get out ahead of this change?

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