Stepping out of a comfort zone is something that all organisations one day have to face — whether to guarantee growth, achieve a mission, or respond to a humanitarian emergency. Understanding the ‘scope of the unknown’ can ease this process, but what information do we need to know? What potential threats will we face? What opportunities are we missing?
This kind of horizon scanning and market entry requires information to understand which markets to consider, who to engage with, where to stay, where to live, and where is safe to operate.
Large corporations can monitor levels of political unrest and violence to identify where green shoots of recovery and opportunity are beginning to take hold. Governments worldwide are facing a gargantuan challenge in keeping an eye on developments on the ground in countries where access is a significant issue.
Foresight is the greatest force. We have invested in partnerships, technologies and skills which mean we can make the most of a wide range of resources to collect data and information — and then fuse this together in groundbreaking ways to create insightful intelligence which can help our clients answer key questions. What do you need to know?
The NGO“I want to safeguard my employees in the complex and dangerous locations in which our work is most needed”
The Government Minister“I want to improve the capacity and capabilities of our national security forces”
The Entrepreneur“I want to know more about specific countries, regions and markets as I look to expand my business safely”
The COO“I want our multinational to be ready for a major crisis so we know how to effectively respond”
The Investor“I want to respond to suspected criminal activity in a powerful but not public way”