Responding to Coronavirus Disruption

Responding to Coronavirus DisruptionWhat is your business strategy for responding to current and future possible Coronavirus impacts? The COVID-19 Coronavirus outbreak has thrown the world into confusion. Suspected infection rates are now higher in the rest of the world than in China. Epidemiologists, virologists, and public health specialists are suggesting that this outbreak could spread in multiple waves.…

The macro consequences of the coronavirus

What reasonable assumptions can we make about how governments, individuals, businesses, and markets will behave over the next 6-18 months in response to the COVID-19 Coronavirus outbreak

The macro consequences of the coronavirusAs the COVID-19 pandemic spreads around the world, there is a growing understanding that the economic and social ramifications could last far longer than the disease itself. In previous articles I discussed the need to plan for a range of scenarios and factors to consider in any such scenario exploration. In this article, I focus…

10 shifts in business strategy that could have lasting impacts

Will new ways of organizational thinking and working take hold or be abandoned as soon as the Coronavirus lockdowns are lifted?

10 shifts in business strategy that could have lasting impactsThe COVID-19 pandemic crisis has been with us for just a few months and we are just weeks or days into different degrees of lockdown globally but we already beginning to develop insights on the emerging possible futures of business, work and the workplace once we move beyond the current situation. Many entities have already…

Ten key messages to navigating a crisis

How can we draw on the work of futurists and foresight professionals to enhance our responses to the current crisis and increase resilience against future shocks?

Ten key messages to navigating a crisisWithin the futurist community there is much hand wringing and frustration at the extent to which leaders, decision makers, and policy advisors have ignored past advice and countless preparedness studies for governments, businesses, and civil society. Since the 1960’s the stock in trade of much futurist work has been to advise on both the range…