Foresight Weekly News – May 10, 2020
Sunday, May 10, 2020
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APF and COVID-19
APF members offer COVID-19 resources to clients and the public. Find them here
Three scenarios for the future of education in the Anthropocene
Kathleen Kesson, the Professor Emerita at LIU-Brooklyn shares her thoughts on Anthropocene — a new era in geological history — a phase of planetary development in which human impacts on the Earth may cause or have caused irreversible damage. Read more
Scenario planning for Coronavirus
Frequently used in military situations, it can help college and university leaders during this uncertain time, writes Paul N. Friga, who presents a high-level scenario analysis and some recommended actions. Read more
Scenario planning and the COVID-19 crisis
In times of uncertainty, scenario analysis and planning are critical tools. COVID-19 presents an extraordinary level of uncertainty. Read more
How will higher education have changed after COVID-19?
Marguerite Dennis, an expert in international student recruitment believes there are at least five residuals that will remain after COVID-19. Read more
COVID-19: What comes next?
One of the weird things about humans is that we most want to be told what will happen next at the exact moment when the future is uncertain because the outcome depends upon decisions we have yet to make. Read more
Five ways businesses can contribute to a more balanced post-coronavirus future
The Coronavirus pandemic highlights the very real imperfections in coordination among global governments and international organizations, many of which were already suffering from low levels of public trust. Read more
Effectively integrating crisis management for future resilience
Tremendous resources have been spent in the public and private sectors to prevent, prepare for, mitigate, respond to, and recover from man-made and natural disasters. Read more
Leaders, do you have a clear vision for the post-crisis future?
As the Covid-19 pandemic shakes the global economy and disrupts the way we live, work, and conduct business, leaders are scrambling to manage the immediate fallout. But, as history proves, it’s also necessary to prepare for what’s next. Read more
How do we lead in an era of uncertainty?
Leadership experts gathered together online to gain insight into how questioning, challenging and reframing our existing thoughts and beliefs – unlearning – could show us how to lead during uncertain times. Learn more
What is the future of travel?
A number of travel experts share their views on the impact of Coronavirus and their predictions on how we will travel in the future. Read more
Will colleges keep all virtual classes for fall semester?
Colleges are trying to figure out if they can reopen. Should they go all online or some sort of hybrid? Schools are grappling with these questions and more. APF member, Bryan Alexander shares his thoughts. Listen to the podcast
How to spot disruption before it strikes
APF member and founder of The Future Today Institute, Amy Webb explains how organizations can systematically monitor and guard against sources of potential disruption. Listen to the podcast and read the transcript
Become a futurist
Sohail Inatatullah, UNESCO Chair in Futures Studies has developed a self-paced course in which learners learn the methods and tools they need to master his Six Pillars approach to Futures, and transform the future. Learn more