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Strategic Foresight, Ideology and Assumptions: Part 2

Strategic Foresight, Ideology and Assumptions: Part 2

We need to have this conversation because we need clarity around the work of professional futurists, what we do and how we do it. We need to accept that prediction for long term purposes is passe, unhelpful and a waste of time. We need to work together to create a foundation that welcome all thinkers, that seeks to integrate methods and approaches to provide a more inclusive toolbox to choose from ...

Strategic Foresight, Ideology and Assumptions: Part 1

Strategic Foresight, Ideology and Assumptions: Part 1

The most important characteristic of professional futurists is that they have an open, curious mind and seek to integrate not reject different ways of thinking about the future. Challenging deeply held and unquestioned assumptions and ideologies is part of the field if you seek to integrate rather than dismiss - and that includes our own.