There is a lot of hype and discussion around platform economy, platform ecosystems and platform thinking, and for good reason. Platform thinking is challenging the current operational environment of companies by providing a new logic of value creation and necessitating new business models. However, since the discussion around platforms is fairly recent and the impacts of […]Read more "Making sense of platform economy"
What better place to go and see the future than the horizon scanning zoo! Here you can see all the magnificent beasts, which tell their story of the futures. Just follow this field guide and enjoy the (fore)sights! Black swans Near the entrance, in the most popular spot, are the black swans, swimming unexpectedly in […]Read more "The horizon scanning zoo"
Kalevala, the national epic of Finland, is 181 years old and the poems it contains date even further back into history. Despite its age, it contains stories and insights that are relevant even today, even for a future-oriented foresight professional. Here are five things foresight can learn from Kalevala. 1. Metaphors Kalevala contains numerous metaphors […]Read more "5 things foresight can learn from Kalevala"