Category Archives: Scenario analysis support

Information that will help organisations undertake scenario analysis as part of the strategic decision making process

Euro zone – will it survive the crisis?

Euro zone – will it survive the crisis? When taking strategic decisions, it is critical to understand (as best as possible), the future in which your decision will be enacted. Anyone operating from, or interacting with, Europe, must therefore be … Continue reading

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European debt crisis – useful interactive chart

Short-term scenarios – get a view on the debt crisis in Europe This is a short post to bring to your attention a useful interactive chart on the state of the debt crisis, and related data, in Europe. This has … Continue reading

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World Economic Forum 2011 – commentary and CEO report

WEF Davos 2011: second report and global CEO survey I have scanned the outputs, reports and videos to pick up issues of importance for your organisations. The big themes that are initially coming through appear to be: 1. The “new … Continue reading

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World Economic Forum: Global Risks 2011

WEF Global Risks 2011 In advance of the annual Davos World Economic Forum event, the organisation has published their global risks report. This is an excellent report based on a professional survey whose 580 respondents cut across government, business, media … Continue reading

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An agenda for growth for Spain

A growth agenda for Spain Although it may appear strange that I am promoting research work of my “competition”, I feel it my duty as a resident of Spain, to bring attention to a recent report by FEDEA and McKinsey … Continue reading

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WEF Global Competitiveness Report 2010 – 2011

World Economic Forum Global Competitiveness Report 2010 – 2011 Even as a strong supporter of the World Economic Forum – both its aims and its’ organisation, even I was surprised at the quality of their latest global competitiveness report. Using 12 “pillars” upon which … Continue reading

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Drivers of change : the next 40 years

Drivers of change – 2011 to 2050 I came across a fascinating list of likely drivers of change for the next 40 years from Toffler Associates. January seems to be the month that many organisations take a hard look at … Continue reading

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Challenges faced when taking strategic decisions: latest research

“Challenges faced when taking strategic decisions”. Executive summary of global survey “A critical factor in the success – and often survival – of any organisation lies in its ability to make effective strategic decisions. This skill is of increasing significance … Continue reading

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Global economic risks 2010

Global economic risks as at September 2010 When taking strategic decisions, it is important to understand the current and future environments in which the decision will be enacted , that is we must undertake some scenario planning. The global economic … Continue reading

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Global economic forecast

Global Economic Forecast (EIU) Attached is the latest numerical EIU global forecast of the world economy and  its major components. In a nutshell, things have picked up in the Western economies this year but will drop again next year and … Continue reading

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