5. Execution (Product thinking)
Key Adaptive Foresight Specialty Functions and Practice Communities
- Product/Service/Project Mgmt. – American Management Association (AMA). Since 1923. Full-spectrum training in leadership, analysis, comm., IT, marketing, sales, PR, human resources, finance, project mgmt. Books, papers, podcasts, webinars, webcasts, etc. Alternative: Project Management Institute (PMI), and PMP Certification. 270 chapters.
Other Execution-Associated Organizational Functions
Operations, Engineering, Sourcing, Supply Chain Management, Information and Communication Technology Management
Execution-Associated Practitioner Methods
Enterprise Resource Planning
Integrated suite of management apps for product development, supply chain, and workflow.
Objectives and Expectations Setting (Chartering)
Clarifying the proposed objectives of foresight work, managing team expectations for the process.
Project Management Software
Software that helps with project estimation, planning, cost control, collaboration, and administration.
Research and deliberation to define the project (collaborative plan) for proposed foresight work.
Work Environment Selection
Creating an online and physical work or retreat environment conducive to good foresight process.