A strategic planning method used to connect desirable long term future scenarios to the present situation through participatory activities.
Clarify the issues of the current state and identify which areas will be the focus.
Define and describe different futures in which the preent problems have been solved. How does these future look like?
Create possible steps on how to reach those future visions from the present. Identify all variables that might influence the process of getting there.
Evaluate and select the best option, with the goal of creating an actionable plan while mitigating foreseen threats to successful implementation.
Is a helpful method to reach common understanding of sucessful futures and the steps required to achieve them.