FUTURE PROOFING : NEXT - FORESIGHTS, TRENDS, AUDITS & FUTURE INTELLIGENCE
In a world where narcissism and flippant opinion can masquerade as fact and accurate prediction, Futureproofing : Next over-invests in projecting what futures might look like by filtering actionable data & gathering foresight. Check out our 25+ marketplace studies below spanning the customer, futures, innovation, talent and technology divides.
THE 2021 FORESIGHT INTELLIGENCE VENTURES
Now updated for its sixth year. What and how will the thirty most important and fastest growing ranked technologies impact us over the next decade with implications by industry. Our most shared piece of work online, seen by millions. Kickoff February 2021.
Now in our tenth year asking customers about their wants, needs and desires. In a post-COVID era, what is changing forever and what is returning to how it was before? Customer behaviours & demands are changing so fast, the only way to stay out in front of them is to anticipate them. Kickoff April 2021.
How technology will change the sports we watch, fan, lead and play. Sports are at a crossroads — how will they pivot to the demands of a younger customer with more options and a more finicky post-COVID fan? Expanded intelligence group: March-October’21
Culture, talent, skills, careers, the work, the workplace & leadership transformation in a digital and flexible age. Plus now the #1 problem and solution identified by COVID is both our ability and our peril in working from anywhere. Expanded research team kickoff :May 2021.
Following on the heels of anointing “augmented intelligence” as our leading technology for the next decade, we thought we would take AI out of dystopic sci-fi and figure out how it can help humans today. Expanded research team kickoff : September 2021.
The inisghts from our first study were so rich in 2019 it led to our book. We decided we needed to ask some of the questions we weren’t able to get to the first time around. Let’s explore how the best innovators innovate. Kickoff November, 2021.
Top Innovation & Change Studies
From a starting point of 170 business model archetypes, we describe and rank the top 52 business models to bank on in the future and provide implications, applications and best in-market examples.
Identifying the absolute best companies worldwide who are practising futureproofing and building change and impact effectively across 16 different categories. Scheduled to announce our 2021 cohort in June, 2021.
THE FUTURE TREND MONITORS
Looking ahead at the changing ocean of digital & technology impacts – navigate through the next three years of tech disruption, digital transformation and eMaturity.
THE TECHNOLOGY & DIGITAL IMMERSIONS
What and how the thirty most important and fastest growing technologies will Impact us the most over the next decade. Our most shared piece of work online, seen by millions.
Answering the 25+ most pressing questions we think are on people’s minds concerning business change, digital transformation and their murky and fast approaching futures.
THE CUSTOMER, MARKETING & GROWTH STUDIES
Insights from hundreds of the world’s leading businesses, brands and communities gathering insight on the way they plan, manage and analyze their customer advocacy, influencers, and ambassadors.
DISRUPTION & CHANGE LEADERSHIP BENCHMARKS
We underestimate how much actual change is taking place over the long term. F:N provides a benchmark index on how the acceleration of everything is changing across business, customer, cultural and technogical circles.
FACETS OF INNOVATION DEEP DIVES
Whether you call it “crowdsourcing”, “open innovation”, “crowdfunding”, “co-creation”, “the sharing economy”, “user collaboration”, “social business” or some other term, we have built a global bank of insights around opening up your organization to external audiences.
Evidence for the sceince and art of storytelling in a changing marketplace, shifting workplace and digital age.. In a world of low attention, time and trust, a good narrative cuts through like no other approach – let’s find out how.
Going deeper on the 22 key influences that drive change & innovation performance. General briefings and bespoke exploratory, investigation or in-depth future fitness test of your company.
OTHER FUTURE-DRIVEN EXPLORATIONS
Companies, associations and people spend a tonne of money, time, attention and stress hosting business events, offsides conferences and webinars – what do their audiences really want?
Looking forward to the key opportunities and challenges of social media’s next act – future direction, culture, impact, companies, potential, concerns and ethics.
Booming startup and scaleup hubs – ingredients for accelerating fast growth innovation ecosystems – the contributors, barriers and future of high growth business networks and geographies
Engage us on the freshest forEsights
To be effective futureproofers and innovators, we have to stay on top what’s up, what’s down, what’s important and what’s trivial and what will impact your company, leadership and teams over the horizon :
- Future Foresight Executive Briefings – get inspired, think and act on the next 2-5 years now.
- Custom Research – lean on our marketplace radar based on your specific customized needs & knowledge gaps.
- Big Idea Ventures – sponsor one of our quarterly global, collaborative research projects that tackle big questions.
- Ongoing Training Series – improve the marketplace & digital literacy of your teams and staff on a regular basis.
- Future-Ready Audits – engage us on a quick investigation, thorough exploratory or in-depth fitness test on the preparedness & maturity of your company for the future..
Future-proofing : Next Live - The CIP
We hosted a preview of our Corporate Innovation Playbook in advance of its completion on June 11th, 2019 (Futureproofing Now Season #1, Episode #4) exploring: how innovation works in the trenches, why do we need it, how does it compare to startups and what our our best predictions for the future. Hosted by; Sean Moffitt & Andrea Kates with special guests: Jamie Foucher, Paul Barter. and Sharon McIntyre.
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