When envisioning the futurestate of a company or a service, we’re usually faced with the challenge of designing for a customer that doesn’t exist yet. What do we mean by this? Well, they exist in the obvious sense, they’re just not ‘there’ yet.
9th January 2021 marked Wilson Fletcher’s 18th birthday. The coming-of-age party we’d planned obviously won’t be happening (our 21st definitely got a scale-up) but it’s an amazing milestone for us to hit. Some reflections on the journey so far…
Futurestate design is all about revealing hidden potential and shaping a clear vision of your next big transformational step. Now it’s time to focus on the people who will get you there.
If you’ve been following the series so far, you’ll know by now that the core purpose of futurestate design is to release you from the bonds of legacy thinking and behaviours.
So far in the Futurestate Design series we’ve been pretty focused on the future, as you might expect. By now, we hope, we’ve established that current-state analysis can’t tell you anything very useful about your business of tomorrow. It tells you where you are now, and where you have been, but not where you can go.
Week four of our Futurestate Design series, and by now we’d like to think you’ve got a good understanding of futurestate design and are looking at things through a different, more confident lens, as you think about implementing change in your organisation.