Thinking Tools

Thinking tools and services.

StratEDGY can provide support, training and advice on the use of any of the following tools for strategic and futures thinking. StratEDGY can integrate any of these tools into the design of futures research or strategy projects.

Anomaly probing
Backcasting
Bellwether monitoring
Brainstorming
Causal Layered Analysis (CLA)
Concept Fan
Delphi Methods
Driver Analysis
Environmental Scanning (PESTLE/STEEPLED/STEER + other taxonomies)
Expert Conversations
Gaming
Horizon Scanning
Integral approaches
Integrated ‘lite’ scanning
Issues trees
Mind mapping
Morphological Analysis
Multi-Criterion Analysis
Narrativisation
Preferred scenario backcasting
Preferred scenario matrix
QUEST
Rapid Scenario Sketching
Relevance Trees
Resourced Conversations
Rich Stakeholder analysis – using CLA
Roadmaps
Scenarios
Structural Analysis
Systems maps
Three Horizons approach
Trend Analysis
Trend Extrapolation
Visioning (preferred future)
Windtunnelling