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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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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March 20, 2020

Coronavirus, Carl Jung and Scenario Planning

Gerard Smith
Managing Principal

Strategy at a time of great uncertainty

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February 04, 2020

Scenarios for the 2020 Presidential Election – and Its Aftermath

Futures Strategy Group Principals

What's ahead for the US after the 2020 election and beyond? Prediction is perilous. But FSG has collaborated on a set of short-term scenarios that suggest several plausible paths ahead for US politics, policy and the economy.

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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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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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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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