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.
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 to stand criticism, you’re too small to be praised"
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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.
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.
The following is taken from the Nos Aruba 2025 project website (www.nosaruba2025.aw) and represents the perspective of Aruba rather than the consultant.
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
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