The shape of business innovation has changed radically over the past 30 years. This podcast series explores the changing shape of innovation through conversations with real-world innovation practitioners and leaders.
In this 22’16” episode, Neil Ward-Dutton talks to Rob Gear, Futurist and Innovation Lab lead at PA Consulting, about how foresight and futures work provides framing for innovation programs.
Topics covered in this episode:
- How the value of foresight and futurism work, done well, is about ‘provocation’ not ‘predictions’.
- Making foresight work actionable.
- The different applications of foresight work – from business vision creation, to innovation and ideation, to risk management.
- The three critical success factors for foresight and futurism initiatives.
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