New Framework Foresight Graphic

Posted by on May 20, 2015 at 9:17 am

It’s been great to have a little design help in order to better communicate what we do at the Houston Foresight program. We published our Framework Foresight method in Futures back in 2013 and had been teaching it for several years before [download graphic] A key change in our approach was the evolution from the […]

Amir Bar Presentes at the Systems Thinking & Dynamic Modeling Conference for K-12 Education

Posted by on September 24, 2014 at 1:40 pm

Amir Bar, an alumni of  the Human Resources Development program at UH developed a tool to help students learn concepts from the Systems Thinking course in the Foresight program. He recently had the opportunity to present the flashcards he developed at the Systems Thinking and Dynamic Modeling for K-12 conference in Boston, MA. In a recent correspondance, Amir […]

Monday Morning Visuals

Posted by on August 13, 2012 at 10:06 am

The Sloan Digital Sky Survey III gives us this breathtaking three-dimensional view of the universe, making any a cosmonaut as long as they have the time to pour of 1.35 million galaxies. Behind every idea, terrorist attack, or outbreak, there’s a node of information or center of dispersement; if we can understand the nodes, we […]

Monday Morning Visions

Posted by on July 16, 2012 at 11:13 am

Take a look at this infographic on the future of education technology.  Downloading information directly to your brain is next! How will the ideas of future be drawn out; probably much like the past.  Zoom in on how ideas are born and spread. How will the growing urban future look?  Cities will be plotted in […]

Houston Futures of…

Posted by on July 7, 2012 at 7:26 pm

3D Printing:  While I;m exciting about printing out parts for my car, spare parts for myself sounds even better. Mobile:  Right Time Experience will lead to new breakthroughs in how efficiency crosses the next threshold in business and everything else. Education: Thanks to Governor Scott Walker, Wisconsinites have another way to get a degree, but […]

Houston Futures of..

Posted by on May 24, 2012 at 2:44 pm

              Search Engines:  Changes are definitely going to be a huge part of how search engines operate, and the tactics that they are beginning to deploy may be leading to great debates and great innovations.             Cars:  Ford is partnering up with Microsoft to […]

What about a Future Experience?

Posted by on February 14, 2012 at 4:31 pm   Maybe you have seen this rich graphic representation of an experience? This amazing tool is very purposeful for looking at all of the things that happened, the things that we remember (or should remember) about a customer experience and how we related to it as the provider.  Here we can see what the […]

Best of the Blogs- February 11, 2012

Posted by on February 11, 2012 at 11:46 am

University of Hawaii’s John Sweeney bridges a connection between religion and futures in his WFS blog post last week. Here’s another great infographic on four energy futures from the IFTF. Always exploring the amazing, here’s another amazing talk by FFR guys exploring the impact of 10 years finding new molecules and harvesting resources on the […]

A New Look To Strategic Foresight

Posted by on February 4, 2012 at 10:55 pm

Entering Strategic Foresight on Prezi Tweet

The History Of Dance Music In One Handy Timeline

Posted by on January 26, 2012 at 10:02 am

Futures work must be relevant in terms of the past and present to be useful. Audiences are introduced to the basis for the work, the jumping off point, based on many media. Some introductions are verbal, some written, some graphic. The combination of these is perhaps the most powerful. JB 1/26/2012 Tweet