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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July 07, 2021

Life, Death and Adaptation: How to think about the future

Kevin McDermott
Principal

A narrow understanding of a business ecosystem is a constraint on imagination—and growth.

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June 11, 2021

Five Future Paths for Bitcoin and Digital Currencies

Peter Kennedy
Managing Principal

Watch for hazards and detours...

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April 22, 2021

So where’s my prize for thinking long term?

Kevin McDermott
Principal

...and why does the short term so often win out? 

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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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July 02, 2020

2023 – Will you be ready?

Managing Principal Gerard Smith answers questions from Kevin McDermott

Clients are using FSG's capsule scenarios to jumpstart planning for a post-COVID world.  Gerard Smith explains. 

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February 04, 2020

Scenarios for the 2020 Presidential Election – and Its Aftermath

Futures Strategy Group Principals

What's ahead for the US after the 2020 election and beyond? Prediction is perilous. But FSG has collaborated on a set of short-term scenarios that suggest several plausible paths ahead for US politics, policy and the economy.

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October 31, 2019

When to Do Scenario Planning – and When Not to

Peter Kennedy
Managing Principal

Scenario planning is a powerful tool, but it's not the right remedy for all organizations worried about the future. 

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January 15, 2019

Intelligent Technology and the Coming Liability Crisis

Kevin McDermott
Principal

Intelligent technologies are so woven into our lives that we no longer see them.  They are not us.  Yet we permit them to decide for us...

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August 08, 2018

Capturing Scenario Planning Value

Peter Kennedy
Managing Principal

With any strategic planning exercise, maintaining momentum through the implemention phase can be a challenge.  Here are some important insights we've picked up along the way. 

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