Scenario Planning and Strategy
While it’s impossible to precisely anticipate the shape of future markets, seeing the full, plausible range of possibilities leads to more decisive and adaptive strategic choices. Together, we’ll work at the intersection of data, technology, economics, politics, culture and society, and envision how these forces will drive your industry in new, often surprising, directions. I bring ideas, process and a point of view to you and your organization’s leadership to help frame decisions in new ways and create strategies that trigger action.
Making difficult decisions is often as much about leadership's commitment to change as the ideas themselves. It’s important to match the form of intervention to the specific organizational context upfront. Some organizations require extensive scenario exploration and strategy development programs, while others may achieve results with one-time events that inject new thinking into existing conversations.
Tackle Big Issues
I use scenario planning to help organizations develop strategies for:
How changes in communications, analytics, and automation will disrupt and reconfigure consumer products, industrial manufacturing and healthcare organizations, create competition, and inspire innovation.
How the reorganizing landscape of product, partner, consumer, and government regulator ecosystems will shift where and how value is created in the technology and media sectors.
How evolving policies, social norms, and economic behaviors around "big-data-enabled" business models will make certain applications more or less attractive to pursue.
How global companies are responding to trends in trade policies, emerging economies, energy and environmental pressures, financial markets, and nationalist cultural sentiment.