We help you develop long-term strategic perspective and evaluate future scenarios for your business.

Our foresight team helps you develop the long-term perspective needed to evaluate alternative futures for your business and make informed strategic decisions that will drive your company towards an ideal future state.

We apply a proven foresight framework that is designed to help you think beyond conventional boundaries, challenge traditional assumptions and identify emerging opportunities before your competition.

What we do

Environmental Scanning

We conduct global scanning to help you continuously identify emerging market signals, trends and drivers that will have an impact on your business.

Trend Analysis

We deliver detailed analysis of relevant trends to help you anticipate change and develop long-term strategic perspective on future business scenarios.

Opportunity Mapping

We help you pinpoint where the best opportunities exist for your business, assess potential risks, and define what will be required to capture opportunities.

Scenario Development

We help you envision future business scenarios and develop a comprehensive understanding of the requirements for each potential business outcome.

Contextual Modeling

We develop sketches, models, prototypes and stories to help you communicate future business concepts to both internal and external stakeholders.

Technology Demos

We facilitate ongoing demonstrations of new and emerging technologies to your team and help you evaluate the possibilities that each technology could create for your business.

Strategic Roadmapping

We create roadmaps that enable you to prioritize opportunities, including the resources, processes, relationships and partnerships that need to be developed.

Futures Socialization

We work with you to develop internal communication plans, create assets and facilitate workshops to socialize business futures throughout your organization.

How we help

Identify emerging market signals, trends and drivers that will have a material impact on your industry and business.

Analyze events and trends to assess the potential risks and opportunities they present for your business.

Envision future business scenarios and evaluate what will be required to succeed with each business scenario.

Develop sketches, models and stories that will enable you to clearly communicate future business concepts throughout your organization.

Establish the long-term strategic perspective needed to successfully anticipate and plan for change.

Related work

CCM Hockey

Ascendis was engaged to lead CCM through a major digital transformation, including the planning, development and launch of CCM’s new DTC channel and eCommerce website. We also helped CCM gain a better understand their customers and envision their future customer experience.


Ascendis helped Microsoft gain an intimate understanding of Surface customers and envision the ideal customer experience with Surface across channels. We delivered comprehensive customer insights reports, journey maps, experience designs and strategic roadmaps.


Cominar engaged Ascendis to develop a forward-thinking digital strategy and design the future of Comniar’s digital mall experience across web, mobile and in-mall digital touchpoints. We delivered comprehensive strategy and design blueprints for Combiner’s future, digital mall experience.

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