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Gartner Scenarios Resource Center

By Frank Buytendijk | February 27, 2021 | 0 Comments

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At Gartner we have decades of experience with continuous foresight, including scenario planning. On this page we summarize some of the resources we have built over the recent years. Some accessible only for Gartner clients, other links are accessible for everybody.

Gartner Global Scenarios 2021 will focus on one of the most important topics for enterprise world-wide in the years to come: how executives and their organizations should sense and respond to social fractures. We will be publishing our results every step of our journey to the end result.

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To help you succeed, Gartner created a series of tools that will help answer the most critical question our clients are asking: “How will we succeed in a world disrupted by COVID-19?”

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Ask people about the future and they will share their hopes and fears. We crowdsourced stories about “Life in the Year 2035” from around the world and derived three future scenarios. These can help executive leaders rethink sustainability, build value beyond transactional convenience, and create a more human-scale life.

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Every industry has its own dynamic. Find industry-specific scenarios here.

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Recommended other reading (alphabetical order):

  • “The Future: A Very Short Introduction”, Jennifer Gidley
  • “Scenarios: The Art of Strategic Conversation”, Kees van der Heijden
  • “Thinking About The Future”, Andy Hines and Peter Bishop
  • “The Mind of a Fox”, Chantell Illbury and Clem Sunter
  • “The Art of the Long View”, Peter Schwartz
  • “Scenario Planning: A Field Guide To The Future”, Woody Wade

 

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