Archive for June, 2016

Graphic of the Houston Foresight Scanning Process

June 29, 2016

Our design expert on the Houston Foresight team, student Maria Romero, is at it again. After doing a beautiful job with updating the Framework Foresight process and cone, she turned her attention to our scanning process. The history of “our scanning process” merits a few comments. For years we have been teaching scanning with a […]

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Exploring the Future…with MISC

June 16, 2016

The bonds are strengthening between foresight and design. We recently received our first physical shipment of beautiful new magazines as part of the Houston Foresight Program’s collaboration with MISC. MISC is published by Idea Couture…. “where design meets business, insight meets foresight, and empathy meets economics.” One of our alums, Emily Empel, the co-head of futures, joined the firm a few years […]

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Recent alum Omar Sahi joins The Futures Company

June 14, 2016

Congratulations to recent alum Omar Sahi (scroll down to see his photo and bio) on being hired as an analyst at The Futures Company.  He was brought on board after serving as an intern for three months. The Futures Company is growing its foresight practice, and this is a really prime gig! Omar graduated last […]

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Congrats to Spring 2016 Grads

June 6, 2016

Congratulations to our Spring 2016 graduates: Omeke Aliko, Jason Crabtree, and Jeffrey McKown. It is a happy and sad moment for me to see a student closing one chapter and opening the next. Omeke, a former football player at Rice (yes, all kind of backgrounds!), brought great enthusiasm to the program. He balanced a challenging […]

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The Future of  Energy with Alum Garry Golden

June 2, 2016

Alum Garry Golden recently published his first TechCrunch article looking at micro fuel cells and scenario of refueling portable devices. It includes what he dubs a playful scenario timeline looking at ways the idea of ‘refueling’ (not recharging) might unfold in US at least: Leaping from buzz from Burning Man, Apple shifting supply chain focus, […]

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