Foresight Capability Test

“Are you prepared for the future?”

Assess your foresight capability by answering the following 6 questions on your foresight need and foresight performance.

  • Your foresight capability ratings will appear at the end of the test.
  • Your ratings will be matched with tailored recommendations to improve your future strategy and innovation performance.

1. Industry Volatility

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2. Industry Competition

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3. Planning Horizon

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4. Sensitivity to Change

Change typically follows an s-curve pattern, moving through 3 phases:

Embryonic stage - Trends appear as weak signals and often lack statistical significance

Emerging stage - Rapid adoption of new behavior; often disrupting established patterns of the day

Established stage - Trend has become the norm and is a part of society's mainstream behaviour

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5. Responsiveness to Change

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6. Information Sources

Consider the amount of resources your business has spent over the past 3 years on market research, trends information, and industry data.

Now consider the most significant changes or events to impact your industry in the past 3 years.

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Your foresight capability ratings appear below:

Scroll over each column to view your tailored recommendations

Foresight Need Foresight Perfomance
  • Industry Volatility
  • Industry Competition
  • Planning Horizon
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  • Sensitivity to Change
  • Responsiveness to Change
  • Information Sources

How to improve your future strategy and innovation performance

Industry Volatility

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Want to know more?

  • Foresight articles and resources that expand on the above recommendations can be accessed here
  • Scenario Planning, Emerging Trends, and Strategic Planning Workshops can be accessed here
  • Foresight Training Programs for Planning and Innovation can be accessed here
  • Gain a sustainable advantage by embedding foresight in your business here