The global, ever-changing world has made the Vulnerability to risks strengthened. Cyberattacks on medium-sized companies, terrorist attacks on previously unthought-of targets and also consequences of climate change show how vulnerable we have become - as individuals, companies, authorities, organisations and institutions.
The probability of occurrence of risks with massive impacts has increased significantly.
Global trends create a need for entrepreneurial intelligence. Businesses need to address risk prevention at all levels and to take the A look into the future sharpen.
For a long time, risk prevention was considered a purely obligatory exercise for critical infrastructure facilities (e.g. nuclear power plants) or producers of particularly hazardous substances (e.g. chemicals) and for areas with a particularly high vulnerability (e.g. air traffic).Appropriate technical and organisational solutions were developed and rehearsed here. Methods that could also be transferred to "risk-unexperienced" areas. Nevertheless, many companies still do not seriously address the risks relevant to their operations.
The strength of many companies is that in recent decades they have been have become increasingly specialised and restructured themselves "more efficiently". have. Thus they were optimally positioned for years and are considered worldwide (not without reason) as a Planning champions and perfectionists of routine processes. This has made many companies technological leaders, niche kings and world export champions.
But how does that fit in with dealing with imponderables?
Agile scenario planning: visualising the future of the company
Even under the most difficult conditions, looking into the future and the Development of a positive corporate vision succeed - regardless of size or industry. It is human that all the crises cause fear in the first moment and negative scenarios prevail, so modelling "good" scenarios and a "better world" for the company is crucial.
We, too, do not see the future changes as a danger, but as an opportunity to be among those who will not only endure but shape the development in a constantly changing "new" world.