Dotted Waves

 WHAT  WE  DO

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All of us, organizations, corporations, communities and individuals make decisions that affect our future.  In fact, no entity can survive long without tuning its strategy to the future. 

We design, organise and deliver sector-based workshops and thought-leadership events to help a broad range of clients (in both the profit and non-profit sector) think about the drivers of change that could impact on their success.  We also do futures research that address client needs.

With international development futures as a key focus of our practice, we raise awareness about the major challenges affecting global development assistance practice and their implications.

We help clients think more creatively about the long term future, and to manage risk and uncertainty more effectively.

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OUR PRAXIS 

  • SCENARIO PLANNING   - future mapping and timelining
     

  • STRATEGIC FORESIGHT - Expert Consultations, Futures Think tanks & Explorations
     

  • SUSTAINABILITY ENGINEERING DESIGN - design & facilitation of innovative and incubation projects or programmes
     

  • STAKEHOLDER  ANALYSIS & CONSULTATION - innovation process design and development
     

  • SUSTAINABILITY ASSESSMENT - Whole system review for sustainability, CSR strategy and design 
     

  • TECHNOLOGY ASSESSMENT, FORESIGHT & TRANSFER - exploration of technology innovation, impact
     

  • VISIONING & STRATEGY DEVELOPMENT - Identification of Opportunities for Innovation and strategic Investment
     

  • CHANGE MANAGEMENT - Strategy Creation & Development and Management of Implementation RoadMaps

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HOW WE DO IT

  • LECTURES & BRIEFINGS

  • STRATEGIC CONVERSATIONS 

  • WORKSHOPS & SEMINARS

  • FUTURES IMMERSION

  • CUSTOMIZED RESEARCH

  • PUBLIC SPEAKING

Through our for-profit partner, SAGIENT FUTURES LLC, we bring together partnerships with complementary skills in the following areas:
 

  • identification of new business opportunities;

  • project management;

  • policy and program analysis, development, implementation and review;

  • government and commercial negotiation;

  • international representation and negotiation;

  • public and government relations;

  • reputation management and media relations.

    The Futures Forum also has an extensive network of high level contacts in governments in countries in Africa, Latin America, and the Caribbean.

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WE LOVE WHAT WE DO

Our work is tailored to the needs of the client.  So because no two situations are identical, no two clients receive the same prescription.  We are expert at designing the correct approach and/or selecting the best process tools for your situation.   Beginning with an outline of desired goals,  we work directly with the client to reach agreement on the scope and content of the project.  

Send us an email, and tell us what you need at  thefuturesforum@gmail.com.