This Innovation Talk with the title “Best Practices Foresight in the Energy Industry” was held by Patrick Rammerstorfer, Managing Director at Pro Active GmbH and was held physically at the Climate Lab from Wien Energie. He has been a passionate entrepreneur for almost 30 years. For over 20 years, he has been an expert in innovation and transformation, as well as an experienced Foresight practitioner, having completed his training at the Institute for the Future in Palo Alto (USA) among others. With his extensive experience and expertise in the field of innovation and foresight, Patrick is a valuable resource for companies seeking to develop robust strategies that take into account potential future trends and disruptions.
In his insightful talk, he talked about best practices of foresight, with a particular focus on the energy industry. Foresight, also known as futures thinking, is becoming increasingly important in the business world, particularly in the energy industry. The ability to anticipate potential future trends and disruptions can give companies a competitive advantage and help them make informed decisions that prepare them for the future.
The Innovation Talk on Foresight in the Energy Industry focuses on the significance of foresight techniques for operational work practices, and what foresight can specifically contribute to the energy industry. The talk also examined relevant fields of interest and best practices, as well as providing an overview of how a professional engagement with the future can be achieved in this field.
One of the key advantages of foresight techniques is that they enable companies to develop robust strategies that take into account a range of possible future scenarios. This approach allows businesses to adapt quickly to changing market conditions, anticipate new technologies and innovations, and develop innovative solutions that meet emerging customer needs. The talk also covered some of the important issues that the energy industry is currently facing. Foresight can help companies navigate these challenges by providing insights into future trends and technologies that can help address these issues effectively. The discussion of best practices and relevant fields of interest helped attendees to better understand how foresight can be applied in the energy industry.