Notification of Intent to issue an Invitation for International Bidding (IFIB) for a Pilot Study on Improving Strategic Foresight Analysis (SFA) Methodology Using Computing Power to Headquarter Supreme Allied Commander Transformation for Strategic Plans & Policy division, HQ SACT, Norfolk, Virginia, U.S.A.

Background and summary information: This pilot study aims to provide a proof of concept to outline how computing power and data analysis tools could be used to support different aspects of strategic foresight analysis methodology. The deliverables of the SFA Pilot Study will be in two parts:

  • First, a report on how political trends will evolve over the next two decades and shape the future security context;
  • Second, a report on the lessons learned using computing power in development of the SFA research, trend analysis and scenario development.

NATO ACT will conduct a pilot study by incorporating computing power and tools in the research, trend analysis and scenario development parts of its methodology in the development of SFA reports.