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Welcome to Global Future and Foresight.

We are a futures research organisation dedicated to exploring the future and helping clients to be better prepared to meet it.

If you are looking ahead, developing your strategy or embarking on innovation then you will want to know the context, the environment in which you will be encountering.

We provide views of the future oriented to our clients own industry, needs and language to help speed up the engagement with discontinuity and the changing business and policy level landscape ahead.

We have our own research team, extensive network of crowdsourced visions of the future and a demonstrable track record for helping clients engage with the future. We can do this because we come from large organisations in strategy and strategic marketing roles. We understand the pressures of corporate life and can help busy executives gain real insights and significant value from our views of the future.

We've done this for 15 years now so our track record is out there to see. Take a look around the site (new one under construction) and let us know what you think and how we can help.

Best wishes,
David A. Smith
CEO and Futurist

david.smith@thegff.com


 

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