Strategies quickly become obsolete in a world of accelerating change. Strategic foresight helps us to see trends and wildcards, so we're more aware of the future we should be planning for.
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David Forrest is a Canadian writer and strategist. His Integral Strategy™ process has been widely used to increase collaboration in communities, build social capital, deepen commitment to action, and develop creative strategies to deal with complex challenges.
Integral Strategy™ has been used by businesses, governments, and non-profit organizations to tackle complex challenges in community development, community service, economic development, education, energy, environment, food security, healthcare, innovation, land and resource management, medical research, municipal government, and transportation.
David advises organizations on emerging trends. He uses the term Enterprise Ecology™ to describe how ecological principles can be applied to competition, innovation, and strategy in business.
David is a member of the Professional Writers Association of Canada, the World Future Society, and other futures organizations; and is a Certified Management Consultant. He is a member of the Advisory Committee of the Institute for Science, Society and Policy at the University of Ottawa. He publishes Innovation Watch, and writes its biweekly trend newsletter, which is emailed to readers in more than 40 countries.