horizon scans

How should INGOs prepare for the coming disruption? Reading the aid/development horizon scans (so that you don’t have to)

Duncan Green - February 21, 2014

Gosh, INGOs do find themselves fascinating. Into my inbox plop regular exercises in deep navel-gazing –both excessively self-regarding and probably necessary. They follow a pretty standard formula: Everything is changing. Mobile phones! Rise of China! Everything is speeding up. Instant feedback! Fickle consumers! Shrinking product cycles! You, in contrast are excruciatingly slow, bureaucratic and out of touch. I spit on you and your logframes. Transform …

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