Enhancing Strategic Planning with Massive Scenario Generation

2007

By: RAND Corporation

https://www.rand.org/content/dam/rand/pubs/technical_reports/2007/RAND_TR392.pdf

Scenario Planning

This report discusses new methods for generating a large number of scenarios for geopolitical scenario planning. Sections address divergent thinking in strategic planning, a preliminary theory for using massive scenario generation, exploratory analysis with an epidemiological model of Islamist extremism, and exploratory analysis without a model.