What are Scenarios?
Scenarios can take many forms, as films, stories, written descriptions using integrated quantitative and qualitative data. They are often as three or more, possible futures based on the same variables. Scenario creation is growing as tools because they illustrate possible futures in a rapidly changing global environment.
Advantage of scenarios
possible futures from several different perspectives
Provides clarity in uncertain times with low predictability.
Arranges fragmented information and knowledge so that they are integrated into living, functional images.
Insures against missing important changes that take place outside your focus.
Offers scenario writers a chance to focus on opportunities rather than problems.
complex subjects easier to understand
a more realistic feeling for how the future might
information from different sources
a probable time frame for decisions that can change
Below you will see just two similar ways of approching
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