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Introduction to Strategic Foresight

This video was originally created for the launch of Unlocking Foresight Know How CIC.  It provides an introduction to Strategic Foresight together with a number of brief case studies.

Useful Links for Foresight

Many web sites have foresight content useful to a wider public: some of these are from smaller consultancies, others are corporates who also have foresight activities which they are happy to share. BP Energy Outlook – what it says on… Continue Reading →

Future gazing: the benefits of strategic foresight

Are you sitting comfortably? It’s time to flex your foresight muscles, says Patricia Lustig, author of Strategic Foresight: Learning from the Future

If you aren’t big enough …

"If you aren’t big enough to stand criticism, you’re too small to be praised"

Earl Deason

 

Change management is an oxymoron

An excellent post from Eric Lynn on LinkedIn this morning

Change Management is an Oxymoron

Change is ubiquitous. It is, and always has been, simply an element of our dynamic world. In organisations, change may happen as the cons...

Interview on top-consulting.com

Read a recent top-consultant.com interview with Martin Hazell on consulting careers
 

21 August 2015 - If you're trying to launch a consulting career, Martin Hazell, director for U.K. consulting firm Simplexity, recommends narrowing down the type of consulting you want to try, t...

Strategic Foresight: learning from the future

Inquiry is human …

"Inquiry is human; blind obedience is brutal. Truth never loses by the one, but often suffers by the other."

Cranfield Trust Agenda 2020 Skills Discussion Group © Stefan Lubomirski de Vaux 2014

The Death of Change Management … ?

For several months now I have been considering writing a paper on this topic but feel that a lively debate may be more engaging, especially following on from Robin Lawrence’s (Leadership Trust) excellent presentation at the BBC recently. I have… Continue Reading →

Creative learning in a global context

Our client is both a national and international institution committed to the principle that the way they see art should reflect the diverse range of audiences and partners, as well as of artistic practice today. Research is the foundation for… Continue Reading →

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Presentation to Dept. for Business, Innovation & Skills

Simplexity were invited by the Better Regulation Executive, part of the UK Government’s Department for Business, Innovation & Skills, to present one of their internal lunchtime seminars.

Finalist for best international project

At the Institute of Business Consulting Awards 2009, Simplexity was delighted to be recognised as a finalist in Best International Project for its work with the Government and people of the Caribbean island of Aruba.

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Background to Nos Aruba 2025

The following is taken from the Nos Aruba 2025 project website (www.nosaruba2025.aw) and represents the perspective of Aruba rather than the consultant.

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We long for simplicity …

We long for simplicity and satisfaction. Simplexity therefore stands for a balance between the growing complexity of daily life and our own personal satisfaction. In order to attain this state, we have to stop always striving to make optimal decisions. In the future, it will be more important to make judgments that are just good enough.
 

Professor Petter Wipperman (2006) ARS Electronica, translated from German by Jennifer Taylor-Gaida

The collapse of chaos

Simplexity: in systems theory a term for the emergence of simple features as a direct (though possibly highly intricate) consequence of a system of rules.
 

Cohen, J. & Stewart, I (1994) The Collapse of Chaos: Discovering Simplicity in a Complex World New York: Penguin, p399

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