scenario building


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scenario building

predicting the future by assuming a series of alternative possibilities, as opposed to predicting the future solely on the basis of extrapolated mathematical data.
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Indigenous Data Analytics and Scenario Building Futures Laboratory
Its powerful bidding, scenario building and item consolidation features make it the most advanced and powerful sourcing management solution in the world.
The seventh part of the book is an insight into the scenario building for Omani banks.
To deliver a degree of detail rarely seen in such exercises, the simulation centre introduced a new operating environment known as DATE (decisive action training environment), a US-built training resource used by allies such as Australia and the UK that offered unprecedented levels of depth to scenario building.
106 of the DigiWorld Economic Journal is taking as its point of departure for economic analysis pieces that could be case studies, benchmarks, modelling exercises, scenario building, explorations of the public policy challenges surrounding the telecommunications sector, etc.
The authors carefully underline that scenario building is "a method of stretching peoples' perceptions and ideas about what the future may be like" (p.
He attempted scenario building to work out options for the Plan.
Suffice it to say, the gap between these six qualities are, in Suddendorf's opinion, bridged by nested scenario building and an urge to connect.
I think that I am smart enough to know that anything I might say he has already heard, any kind of political computation and support and scenario building.
The main part of foresight research was carried out during expert panels by means of more sophisticated techniques such as: scenario building, technology roadmapping (features of the Observatory model).
We have been scenario building for many months now.