For more than 20 years, GBN has been scanning the world for signs of discontinuity and change and helping organizations make sense of their patterns and implications. Sustaining a broad focus on social, technological, economic, environmental, and political (STEEP) forces is a fundamental component of our work as scenario thinkers and planners and continues to inform GBN's own thought leadership.
Equally critical is engaging multiple, diverse perspectives on what changes matter most and why. The GBN Network — comprising more than 100 visionary thinkers and experts across disciplines and industries — is a unique and invaluable asset, not only for identifying and interpreting change but for challenging our entrenched assumptions about how the world works. We find that this same ruthless curiosity and commitment to learning is shared by many of the organizations with which we work — organizations intent on shaping the future.
Over the years, GBN has published more than 1,000 papers and reports on a wide range of topics, in addition to dozens of books and articles and content in other media. The resources available on our website are a subset of the most important and most requested writings, podcasts, and videos in three categories: