Over the past two decades, businesses and organizations have reduced their planning horizons to just a few years as the pace of change accelerates and uncertainty increases. However, reducing planning horizons doesn’t protect against near-term disruptions or help organizations prepare for the long term. So what does that mean for your strategic planning techniques moving forward?
For one thing, organizations find that starting in the future and working back to today rather than extrapolating from the past can expand their view of the future. A future-focused strategic planning approach takes into account many viable potential futures, allowing businesses to plan for a variety of circumstances and outcomes.
Our guide discusses the many benefits of futures and foresight when it comes to strategic planning, as well as five key signs that this planning model could be right for your organization. Download the full guide now.