The future begins and exists only in our imagination. You need the capability to recognize early signals, longer term patterns and harness diverse perspectives. And to mobilize your organisation, and those within your ecosystem, through creating and sharing stories of a future that speaks to your collective values.
Biotechnologies are set to transform not only healthcare but the value chains of companies in virtually every sector. They will determine what we eat, put on our skin, wear, how we build our physical infrastructure and power our every activity. Incumbents should brace for for the new generation of bio-native start-ups.
A critical capability within an innovators DNA is to be able to interrogate and identify the nascent trends arising from innovation at the edge; understand the new expectations these are creating for customers and citizens; and apply these to better serving the needs of your customers, stakeholders and society.
A tenet of design thinking is that making visual representations and prototypes facilitates communication of concepts and ideas. The goal of data visualisation design is to communicate information in a clear and compelling manner that conveys the impact of the true meaning behind the data.
Managing strategic uncertainty in organisations requires you to develop your view of your possible, plausible, probable and preferable future. Developing strategic foresight requires asking better questions, recognising your unconscious biases, and collaborating with a well-informed crowd of super-forecasters.