Tag Archives: futures

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Reflections on how we future from the future: Strategic Foresight Presentation CMTC 2015

Last year I had the honor of being invited to present at the Christa McAuliffe Technology Conference in New Hampshire for an audience of educators aka heroes. I presented about methods for applying Strategic Foresight (the tools of futures studies).

Popular Mechanics Article on the Work of Futurists & My Reflections as One

literacy in business, technology, and strategy for the future.
Reflections on Popular Mechanics article about futurists from my perspective as a student of foresight and business.

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Popular Mechanics Article on “Real Occupation” of Futurists & Insights from Glen Hiemstra

“Enter the futurist.” Popular Mechanics has published an article about the work of futurists. Here I also include additional insights from futurist Glen Hiemstra

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How a Futurist Might Work – Olympic Swimming Goggles Example

Goggles enabled swimmers to break records. Here is what a futurist might have done in this development.

Joe Murphy Librarian interviews Bruce Rosenstein author of Create Your Future the Peter Drucker way

Video Interview with Author of Create Your Future the Peter Drucker Way

Management + Foresight + Libraries. What leadership guru Peter Drucker teaches us about a future-focused mindset. An interview with author Bruce Rosenstein.

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Friedman’s Hot, Flat, and Crowded Read for MBA Course + Foresight Takeaways

Friedman’s book Hot, Flat, and Crowded read for MBA w/ Foresight takeaways

The White House, E-Books, & A Partnership Driven Future w/ Content as Connector

White House Plan To Provide E-Books for Poor Children Reveals Partnership Driven Future with Content as Connector. This piece was originally written for and posted on the “Houston Foresight: Preparing Professional Futurists” Blog “Student Scanning: “Empowering Youth through E-books”” This, my unedited rather verbose text, is a scanning hit, or news tidbits that indicate plausible changes […]