Category Archives: Scenario analysis support

Information that will help organisations undertake scenario analysis as part of the strategic decision making process

Economist Global Forecast March 2013

The latest forecast from The Economist Intelligence Unit As always The Economist is able to cut through the fog and produce an insightful forecast for the globe and the regions. The report borders on an overall positive note, although there … Continue reading

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Decisions, risks and entrepreneurs

The next post will cover this subject in more detail, but meanwhile here is a hint of what is to come. The idea that entrepreneurs manage risk and uncertainty; and make decisions differently has been researched by Saras Sarasvathy. Successful … Continue reading

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WEF Davos 2013 Summary

As the world’s most expensive group skiing trip comes to an end, I offer you a brief wrap-up. It has been the most positive Davos meeting in a number of years which was refreshing. With a cautionary note from a … Continue reading

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Insights from the World Economic Forum

Few of you have the luxury to review all (or any) of the debates and reports generated in this year’s WEF in Davos. So the purpose of this post is to give you a quick view on some of those … Continue reading

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A Brave New World

This week the World Economic Forum kicked off in Davos – and as always, we will be following it with interest and alerting our clients and readers to interesting forums and discussions. Not coincidentally, this is also the week that … Continue reading

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Global Trends and Issues: 2012 World Economic Forum

The Global Agenda Survey asks members of the Global Agenda Councils to identify and predict the most important global trends that will likely impact the world economy, society and environment in the next 12-18 months. The findings are used to … Continue reading

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The 6 key mistakes executives make in risk management

By now, every executive in business recognises the term “Black Swans” as representing low probability, high impact events. However, many do not know how to handle them in ther management of risk. There is an HBR article by Taleb, Goldstein … Continue reading

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The Economist: Global Economic Forecast – March 2012

Latest global economic forecast From The Economist March 2012 The Economist Intelligence Unit have just published their latest economic forecast so I thought I would bring it to your attention. There is a powerpoint version and a slightly more detailed … Continue reading

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Decisions and leadership meet technology and crowds

Leadership and decision-making meet technology, collaboration and crowds. When I publish an article (or in this case a broadcast), I normally try and summarise it so that my too-busy readers are able to get the gist of what is being … Continue reading

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World Economic Forum 2012 .. some thoughts

Davos 2012. Some thoughts on the WEF conference Having trawled through many of the summaries, videos, tweets and other reports on the conference, I am trying to pull together my overall feelings and perceptions about the 2012 Davos conference. There … Continue reading

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