April 10, 2014

Transportation in 2050

Peter Kennedy
Managing Principal

FSG associate Mark Safford takes a shot at describing what transportation could look like in 2050.Read more

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April 07, 2014

Unknown Unknowns, Scenarios and Strategic Judgment

Peter Kennedy
Partner

Errol Morris’s documentary on Donald Rumsfeld is in the theatres. The film, plus a companion four-part series on the former secretary of defense in the The New York Times, raises interesting questions about knowledge, uncertainty and corporate strategy.

  

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March 30, 2014

Scenario-Planning Alumni Spotlight: Manoj Saxena

Peter Kennedy
Managing Principal

FSG recently caught up with Manoj Saxena, a former scenario-planning client who is now founding General Partner of The Entrepreneur's Fund. Read more

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March 09, 2014

Scenario Perspectives on California Drought

Peter Kennedy
Partner

Is the current California drought about climate change or some periodically recurring rainfall shortage?  The experts don't agree.  Which is why planners affected by this situation should rigorously think through multiple scenarios -- and their implications.Read more

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February 21, 2014

US Consumer Scenarios: How Are We Doing?

Peter Kennedy
Partner

The economy in 2014 is certainly on a much stronger footing than it was a few years ago, but is this as good as it will get for the U.S. consumer?Read more

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February 04, 2014

Scenario Planning Best Practices

Peter Kennedy
Managing Principal

The 3.0 edition of Creating and Sustaining Strategic Intent in the U.S. Coast Guard has now been released. FSG worked with the Coast Guard in developing the content and case studies for the publication.Read more

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January 06, 2014

Positive Economic Scenarios for 2014

Peter Kennedy
Partner

At the start of 2014, the U.S. economy is looking brighter than it has been since the onset of the financial crisis.  But should we still be worried?Read more

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December 20, 2013

Season's Greetings from FSG

Peter Kennedy
Managing Principal

With the holidays upon us, FSG is catching its breath and taking stock of a busy and eventful year. We wish you and yours the very best.Read more

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November 07, 2013

Robust Near-Earth Asteroid Scenarios

Peter Kennedy
Partner

Scenario planners are always on the lookout for "wild cards" -- low-probability, high-impact events that can occur across multiple scenarios.  Like near-Earth asteroids.Read more

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August 15, 2013

Where Pointy Heads Meet Pointy Pencils: Scenario Planning and Market Modeling

Peter Kennedy
Managing Principal

Scenario planning and quantitative modeling can often be clashing analytical tools. But two FSG consultants innovatively combined them for the benefit of a car company in South America.

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