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The notion of foresight refers to a process of not predicting the future, but to bring stakeholders together to consider what issues and drivers may contribute to the future of a particular industry and/or sector, allowing for a cohesive and coordinated approach and a commitment to action to most effectively deal with future challenges. The most common tools used in foresight are the Delphi Process, and the use of Expert Panels to obtain feedback from experts as to the future issues and drivers of an industry and/or sector. Scenario Planning is also used by many organizations, although its methodology and process differ slightly.

Latin America
United Kingdom
  • Foresight Programme
  • Foresight Vehicle Technology Roadmap (PDF, 2410 Kb, 78 pages) — Foresight Vehicle is the U.K.'s prime knowledge transfer network for the automotive industry involving collaboration between industry, academia and Government. The Foresight Vehicle Technology Roadmap has been developed to identify technology and research themes for road transport, aiming to support U.K. industry in the globally competitive market for transport products and to provide sustainable mobility for U.K. citizens.
United States