FORESIGHT AND STRATEGIC ANALYSIS
REFRAMING THE FUTURE
We offer a variety of services designed to map out the strategic and long-term context of your organization. Our global network of foresight professionals will help your organization identify, explore, and forecast the forces driving change in your business.
Foresight is best understood as insight into how and why the future might be different from today. We apply a variety of approaches and methods to help you anticipate the types of changes and challenges your issue, industry, or community will face in the future. will
We have provided tailored foresight solutions to organizations of all sizes, across business, government, and the non-profit sector. If you want a more robust picture of the emerging landscape, then we can help you develop and map that foresight.
Vision Foresight Strategy is a foresight and strategic analysis firm headquartered in Honolulu. We are a global network of trained foresight professionals that works with organizational leaders to navigate the uncertainty and complexity they face in the world today. Our services include original futures research and analysis, facilitated workshops, and foresight training.
Is the future predictable? No, not really. You can, however, develop the informed confidence to step boldly into uncertain futures. In fact, with the right kind of tools, you can not only better anticipate the future, you can also shape it.
NEWS AND HIGHLIGHTS
Dr. Richard Kaipo Lum Presenting on Conflict and Security Futures at SOFWERX
Read the article recently published on Small Wars Journal by Associates Jon Cederquist, Anne Gibbon, and Dr. Richard Lum.
In "SOF Futures," the authors explore some of the pathways of change special operations forces may experience as the world moves through its current era of transition.
Available now, this new book by Richard Lum is a practical, straight-to-the-action guide for creating foresight in your organization. Written for today’s attention-stressed and resource-deprived manager, 4 Steps to the Future provides an easy-to-understand process for creating insight about the future that individuals can immediately begin applying in their organization.
Complete with worksheets and exercises, 4 Steps to the Future is an invaluable resource for every organizational leader.
Article Featuring Richard Lum
Our very own Dr. Lum is featured in the April issue of Hawaii Business Magazine article, "Hawaii: Global Headquarters of the Future."
The article provides an excellent introduction to futures studies and explores the long history of futures thinking and training in Hawai'i under Professor James Dator.
One of the rare well-researched and accurately conveyed articles on futures studies. Check it out today!
Aaron K. Yoshino, Hawaii Business Magazine
How Futurists Analyze Workforce Trends
A National Association of Workforce Boards podcast with Dr. Richard Lum on futurists and futures thinking.
VFS blog for reviews, thoughts-in-progress, and flashes of foresight.
The Autonomous Conflict Daily: signals of change currated by VFS.
VFS monthly newsletter for scanning hits and news on our goings-on
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