Why our mind can take the wrong way

Why our mind can take the wrong way

Authors: Elena Cervelli and Leonello Trivelli, University of Pisa One of sine qua non conditions for the foresight activity is not allowing ourself to be carried away by cognitive errors. The fundamental causes of cognitive error belong either to the information or to...
Conjectural Futures Conference

Conjectural Futures Conference

Conjectural Futures Conference – enabling others to think and act On 5th and 6th of November 2018 beFORE project team joined strategists, foresighters, innovators and designers who were invited by the Corporate Foresight Teams of Evonik and Deutsche Bahn to come to...
The role of functions in Technology Foresight

The role of functions in Technology Foresight

The anticipation of future technologies is a crucial component of strategic management, within both private companies and public authorities. Indeed, technology foresight can be used as a decision-making tool either for the definition of innovation policies for...
Newsletter vol 7

Newsletter vol 7

We are happy to announce the 7th beFORE project newsletter. Please find below the latest news and articles. A conference in Turin Skills For The Future: Managing Transition A CONFERENCE IN TURIN, ITALY, ON 21-22 NOVEMBER How do global forces interact with local...
How is the labour market changing?

How is the labour market changing?

The nature of jobs in Europe has changed over time – and so has the demand for skills. Some jobs have moved abroad, some have been automated, new jobs, requiring news sets of skills, have been created. CEDEFOP, the European Centre for the Development of Vocational...
Teaching Futures Thinking

Teaching Futures Thinking

Author: Freya Kettner, freelance editor on the project beFORE. Let’s look back 50 years: Not so long ago, many things that we take for granted in everyday life today were only found in science fiction movies: smartphones, microwaves, electric cars and, of...