Scanning is the lifeblood of Strategic Foresight. Environmental scanning allows us to rewire our brains and build our pattern and sensemaking skills. It is a critical practice for any futurist. But, foresight is a team sport! While scanning in isolation is great personal development, a sustainable futures intelligence group will prepare any organization for what’s on the horizon.

Gathering an environmental scanning team can seem like a herculean effort, but you will be amazed at how impactful it can be to developing a foresight competency within your organization. Get ready for “Game Day” by using this checklist to reference all the critical steps and considerations that will help you to build a successful futures intelligence group.



This resource is a PDF that includes the Scanning Team Checklist Worksheet. You may use the resource digitally by filling as a PDF form, or print and fill out.


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