Category Archives: Emerging Trends

The Implications of Water for the Future…

Water, water, everywhere, and not a drop to drink, or should it be “not a drop to fill the coffers of business?” That is the question looming menacingly over the business horizon. “Dwindling water supplies are a greater risk to … Continue reading

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Sowing the Seeds of Hope

Today, we are clearly in a place of great uncertainty. Although this is often the case, since Brexit, it is suddenly very apparent to everyone that no one knows what is going to happen next. There are, however, things that … Continue reading

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New book just out!

Our CEO’s new book, Strategic Foresight: Learning from the future is now out, available at www.triarchypress.net/foresight or via Amazon. To read some extracts see: http://www.book2look.de/book/tOuAdpmXWe&r=IYUnEX6ZIPIitm1WXQan  

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Demographics Are Driving Entrpreneurship

Suppose you have been led to believe that your ailment will get much worse in the future. But what if instead, things start to improve. How would you feel? You’d probably be pretty excited. Exactly the same sort of excitement … Continue reading

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A Disturbing Emerging Trend

Do you sometimes wake up to a sinking feeling that things are just not headed in the right direction? Maybe, you worry about your debts, children’s college tuition, housing rent or child-care. Or maybe you are frustrated by not being … Continue reading

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A hotel with a difference. Robots anyone?

When you check into a hotel, you expect a decorous greeting and a bright smile at reception. Imagine that you suddenly realise that the person you are speaking to is not really a human, but a robot. And she calls … Continue reading

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Would you recognise your company in 20 years?

When we work with organisations, helping them to explore what they might look like in 20-30 years, they are often surprised – shocked, sometimes – when they realise that their activities might be completely different from what they do now.  … Continue reading

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How to use Foresight to avoid flooding

Most people think that Foresight is prediction, but that is NOT what we mean when we use that term.  Foresight is not fortune-telling.  It is the process of thinking ahead so you can act ahead, the process of preparing so … Continue reading

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Online sales: the death knell of your high street? Or paving the way for its future?

How did you do your Christmas shopping in 2013? On your local high street? Online? Click and collect? MD of John Lewis, the aptly named Andy Street, announced record online sales for the Partnership, with an increase of almost 23% … Continue reading

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A Lesson from Dr. Who: how to regenerate

It was a revelation to us to discover recently that the painful, form-changing regeneration process of the Doctor into his next incarnation was not in the original story line. (If you are a Whovian, this will come as no surprise … Continue reading

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