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 09, 2021

Foresight, Disaster, and Texas

Patrick Marren
Principal

When it comes to disaster preparedness, no one comes out looking all that good.

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January 26, 2021

Biden, Fauci, FDR and Decision-Making Under Uncertainty

Patrick Marren
Principal

"It is common sense to take a method and try it: If it fails, admit it frankly and try another. But above all, try something."

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August 14, 2020

Making the Most of Our Punctuated Equilibrium

Kevin McDermott
Principal

Leaders should be readying their strategic reflexes for a post-Covid future that will arrive uninvited but arrive just the same.

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June 10, 2020

George Floyd and the Arab Spring

Patrick Marren
Principal

Why do particular events capture the public imagination when other almost identical events have failed to do so?

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May 22, 2020

When this is behind us, how will we think about privacy?

Kevin McDermott
Principal

And it may not matter. 

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May 04, 2020

Life after Covid — some Millennial perspectives

Patrick Marren
Principal

The new largest generation shares its hopes and concerns.

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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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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.

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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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