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Ein neuer Blick des GermanNode des Millennium Project auf die Szenarien „Arbeit 2050“
Games and simulations–from quantitative modeling to immersive, experiential scenarios–as methods for engagement within futures studies have a substantial history. In recent years, there has been a surge of projects using a wide array of tools. As practitioners and researchers have gravitated toward more playful approaches, there is a need to review...
This article introduces the Foresight Competency Model, which addresses the basic question of what one ought to be able to do as a professional futurist. It describes how other fields have used competency models to define what their professionals do, documents how the Association of Professional Futurists (APF) developed this model, explains the in...
This introduction to Topical Collection strives to approach the role of Foresight as innovation enabler from two perspectives: It gives the overview of selected papers presented during the Future Engineering 2016 conference and its Foresight Europe Network featured session on the interdependencies between Foresight and innovation management. Out o...
Several factors have been identified as important in generating policy-related impact from foresight work, including an effective communications strategy, engagement with relevant stakeholders, creating partnerships, and alignment with the policy-making agenda. The aim of this paper is to explore the use and impact of a scenarios project on the fut...
Foresight, a major methodological tool in the STI policy toolbox, has recently featured new directions in methodological development, becoming influenced by progress in information and communication tech- nologies and online tools. However, no overview of these directions has been available so far. Based on a literature review, an interactive works...
Purpose – This paper makes a case for the benefits of quantified scenarios as a foresight tool for strategic planning. First it aims to set the context of quantification approaches for strategic planning in foresight. Within world models, qualitative scenarios allow for a contingency perspective of the future, however their potential to be linked t...
In einem Zeitalter des permanenten, oft disruptiven Wandels, einer hohen Volatilität der Märkte, wachsender globaler Verflechtungen und beschleunigter Innovationsprozesse haben für Unternehmen Fragen der mittel- und langfristigen Orientierung noch an Bedeutung gewonnen. Daher verwundert es nicht, dass etwa seit dem Jahr 2000 Foresight in und für Un...
Ergebnisse im Überblick 1. Informationstechnik und Kommunikationstechnik sind bis 2020 die stärksten Treiber des gesellschaftlichen Wandels Informations- und Kommunikationstechnik sind Spitzenreiter: Bis 2020 haben diese beiden Technologiefelder den größten Einfluss auf alle Bereiche der Gesellschaft, das ergab die Befragung des German Node. Die W...
The paper analyses the role of corporate foresight (CF) as a future intelligence gathering process, which has come into widespread use in a business context where it is confronted with specific contextual, processual and methodological challenges. The results of a 2005/2006 survey on CF by the University of St Gallen in co-operation with Z_punkt ar...
The paper addresses Corporate Foresight (CF) as a future intelligence gathering process that has come in widespread use in a business context where - as foresight - it is confronted with specific contextual, processual and methodological difficulties. The results of a 2005/2006 survey on CF by the University of St. Gallen in coopera- tion with Z_pu...
An article that gives details on how the foresight competency model was developed for the Association of Professional Futurists, and on how the model can be used in order to develop foresight capabilities and proficiency.