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Museum 2040: A “Future Fiction” Critical Read

Published on February 15, 2018 By Kimberly Daniels

Set in the year 2040, the November/December 2017 special issue of Museum is a scenario that describes one of a number of possible futures for museums that could come about as a result of how existing limits and challenges relative to the US economy, population, educational system as well as government funding for nonprofits could […]

Futurists as Your Organization’s Steady Cam?

Published on June 6, 2017 By Joe Murphy

Futurists plot strategy to stay the course while the world sways. We forecast the changes through which we navigate to align strategy and change to core purpose. Steady-cams minimize a camera’s movement despite turmoil so that unintended jostles are not filmed. They do not focus on the jostles themselves. Futurists can be a strategy version […]

Jason Swanson Appointed Director of Strategic Foresight at Knowledge Works

Published on August 12, 2014 By Andy

We are so pleased to announce that recent grad Jason Swanson has been appointed the Director of Strategic Foresight at Knowledge Works in Cincinnati. Knowledge works is a “social enterprise focused on creating sustainable improvement in student readiness for college and careers.” The Senior Director of Strategic Foresight, Katherine Prince, attended the May 2013 Certificate in […]

Dr. Bishop’s Brazilian Workshop – Now downloadable!

Published on November 6, 2013 By 6osnZ

You may remember a blog post awhile back about iG interviewing Dr. Bishop for the Brazilian workshop Strategies in Times of Uncertainty. Well now we’ve got links to the workshop held in Curitiba, Brazil. Peter Bishop – Strategic Foresight – Opening Peter Bishop – Strategic Foresight – Closing And let me tell you, they went […]

The Houston Futures Studies program is now “Foresight”

Published on June 12, 2013 By Andy

I am happy share that we’ve changed the name of the Futures Studies program to “Foresight.” Actually, the official name of the program at the main campus was “Futures Studies in Commerce.” Without going into details, we were not big fans of the “in commerce,” as it raised questions about whether we had changed the nature of […]

Myths and the Future

Published on January 21, 2013 By Andy

Elizabeth Rudd of the Association of Professional Futurists (APF) recently shared a link to a nice piece in Strategy & Business interviewing Betty Sue Flowers on the Dueling Myths of Business. (A great benefit of being part of the APF is this spontaneous sharing of interesting leads). Among her many qualifications, certainly a unique one in the area […]


Published on October 13, 2012 By 6osnZ

Journal of Futures Studies is calling for papers on the topic of ANTICIPATORY GOVERNANCE.  Abstracts Due Feb 1st, 2013!  Find future details within their official Invitation.  Best of luck! Tweet

Call for Papers! – European Journal of Futures Research

Published on October 13, 2012 By 6osnZ

The European Journal of Futures Research will be publishing their first journal in Feb. of 2013 and are currently seeking abstracts!  “The journal will address seven focal points: social developments; politics (supranational, governmental and non-governmental); the economy and business sectors; science and technology and cross-cutting issues; methodology and methods; epistemology and philosophy of science.” Timeline 22 Oct. […]

Strategic Foresight Certificate in Europe this Spring

Published on January 17, 2012 By Andy

We just finished teaching our week-long Strategic Foresight Course in Houston last week. A really great group. I’m sure you teacher/facilitators can appreciate it when you have a special group, and we had one! Now, it’s on to Europe — after the Spring Semester that begins today. We taught our first week-long Certificate course in […]

Introducing Integral Futures….Live

Published on July 8, 2011 By Andy

I posted a a couple of clips introducing Integral Futures (part 1 and part 2, about 2o minutes total) taken from theUH Certificate in Strategic Foresight course about a year ago. I really owe Richard Slaughter for introducing the ideas to me (and others) and for carrying the banner forward — I reviewed his most recent–and excellent–book on the topic, The Biggest Wake-up […]