Archive for March, 2016

Foresight Program in PhD Festival in Milan

March 26, 2016

First the really important news. Our visiting student scholar from last fall, Danila Zindato, is now Dr. Zindato. Congratulations, Danila! Her dissertation is: Design Scenarios: Approaches and Tools for Building the Future within Design Processes. Here’s a link to a public talk in Turku last Spring drawn from it. It was a terrific learning experience […]

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New edition of Thinking about the Future

March 21, 2016

An updated second edition of Thinking about the Future is now available on Amazon. The foreseeable depletion of the original print run of the book prompted this new edition. The changes include: Most important, our additional work on the process of using the six framework activities opened up an opportunity to provide specific “how-to” process […]

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Spring 2016 New Foresight Students

March 14, 2016

Here are some of our newly enrolled Spring 2015 students! As always, our program attracts a diverse range of students from many fields. For this semester, we have 33 active students. To those newly enrolled: welcome to the exciting world of Foresight. We wish you all the best for your work in the field and are […]

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Jason Crabtree wins Foresight Jeopardy 2016

March 13, 2016

This year’s Foresight Jeopardy champion is Jason Crabtree. He vaulted to the top with a well-played strategy in Final Jeopardy, correctly asking the question, “What is Singapore?” in response to the answer: “This island’s government arguably has the world’s most advanced foresight capability.” (For those not familiar with jeopardy, answers are given and the contestants […]

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The 2016 Spring Gathering from April 15-16 is near!

March 3, 2016

MEETING ANNOUNCEMENT Blockchain, Bitcoin, Crypto….What’s it all mean, where will it be applied, what are the implications? We’re really excited that we have a team from Knowledge Works and Aperio Insights to take us through the ins and outs of blockchain. They will be sharing insights and results from their studies exploring the potential impacts […]

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