Scenarios and Alternate Futures Articles

  • Future Scanning: How Far Can You Look?
    Bruce Butterfield, President, The Forbes Group
    It's crucial to look ahead to avoid being blindsided. But how far can you see? Too close and you'll be overwhelmed by events. Too far and the future will be murky. Here are suggestions for optimum timelines and methodologies for scanning your world. ... more
  • Dissecting The Future: 3 Scenarios
    There is a hunger for an early warning system that will help your association and its members to adapt, survive and prosper in a rapidly changing environment. Here is a brief synopsis of three possible scenarios, or alternative futures, that can help you develop contingency plans for your association.... more