Horizon Scanning

A step-by-step guide
UNGP - Foresight Initiative

What is it?

This horizon scan manual is designed to help you set up your own horizon scanning practices. It outlines a simple five-step process, provides templates for inspiration and gives you hands-on tips and tricks.

Use it to

  • Learn how to identify a driver of change
  • Create an overview of emerging phenomena
  • Include a group of stakeholders in a futures dialogue


Adaptation of “Horizon Scanning: Opportunities Technology Will Bring by 2005” by William Gates

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