Strategic foresight work provides a powerful engine for driving two critically linked determinants of sustained success for your organisation:
- learning, both individual and collective, that expands the range and complexity of the mindsets through which the organisation’s members engage with emerging challenges and opportunities, in turn supporting
- innovation in products, services and the systems and practices through which these are created.
To provide these benefits, strategic foresight processes are best designed to meet an organisation’s specific circumstances and needs. Customisation of the process itself provides an important pathway for developing a quality of regard amongst participants that is consistent with sustainability. The general framework that I would use as the starting point for designing a process with you is described in detail in this article. For more in-depth background, please see the accompanying articles on the strategic foresight page.