Show your clients the future & help them respond with three complete tools for Foresight, Narrative Planning and Agile Organisation Design.
Developed by Applied Futurist, Tom Cheesewright, as featured:
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Book of the Future equips management consultants, marketers and accountants with the tools to see and shape their clients' tomorrow. Three proven tools for Foresight, Narrative Planning and Agile Organisation Design form the Applied Futurist's Toolkit.
We live in hyper-connected world of accelerated change. Where tomorrow becomes today faster than at any time in history. Threats and opportunities that may have been on a 20-year horizon now appear and disrupt in a matter of months.
We believe technology is the driving force behind this accelerated change. Technology connects us, allowing greater collaboration. Innovations happen faster and when they do, they spread.
Technology has democratised knowledge. Combined with exponential falls in cost, it has opened up innovation to a greater population than ever before.
And technology creates competitive tension. Successful innovations have to be replicated or bettered. Even between adjacent markets and experiences, expectation spreads.
This is the context in which we developed our approach to Applied Futurism.
Built Through Experience
The futurist's toolkit has been developed through engagements with a huge range of organisations, including:
Search works for established ideas. Until you’ve seeded the question behind the queries, you need to focus on awareness and education.
In parallel with our growing understanding of the universe’s constantly shifting nature, so our own behaviour too has become less fixed
Ten years ago, Apple launched the iPhone. Not long after, Apple offered to loan me an iPhone for review. I hated it.
We should control our digital identities, and not just because we should profit from what they tell advertisers
The exploded phone becomes a cloud of invisible tech, distributed around our bodies, homes and workplaces.