Author Archives: Guy Taylor

About Guy Taylor

I am a risk, strategy & innovation management researcher and leading edge thinker. I have a strong technical background and entrepreneurial ethos, plus I am a proven innovator of new business models.I have a good knowledge of Insurance, Energy & Natural Resources, Public, Pharmaceutical, Financial Service & third sectors, having worked with FTSE, and various government agencies. After a career break to obtain my Masters degree in Insurance & Risk Management, in 2000 I founded Treseder & Company, a private management consultancy practice advising in the public and private sectors.My specialties are:Strategy, Risk Identification, Innovation, Futures thinking,and Horizon scanning.I launched www.britideas.com in 2010

Delving deeper into the data and the detail to determine distinctive new directions of travel.

The government of the United Kingdom anticipate that the creation and use of data will add over £240 billion to our economy by 2020.Some prediction and along the way a new act of parliament to replace the Data Protection Act … Continue reading

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Help to create your next dream scenario.

As you begin to embrace experimentation and innovation to enhance the organisation’s assets, are you sufficiently aware of the potential ahead for accidents and emergencies at the bend in the road? In the search for those Aha! and Eureka! moments … Continue reading

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Spring is in the air.Time to get the “Vacuum” out?!

Since we do not all think the same way as individuals, how do you justify to those that matter the risky decisions you make as organisations? What analysis of the internal and external economic, political and social factors affecting your … Continue reading

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Mastering the challenges and complexities of Solvency II

The scale and scope of the directive lies within the three main areas of: * Valuation of assets/liabilities and the capital requirements arising to ensure       policyholders get their claims paid within a satisfactory time frame.The use of … Continue reading

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Somewhere over the rainbow

Life will be easier and simpler one day but not in the foreseeable future given current circumstances. So since individually we do not think the same way or indeed the same thing, how do you as an organisation justify your … Continue reading

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RIO: Risk into Opportunity

RIO: Here we come?! Now is the time to think about your objectives and the outcomes you want bearing in mind the current global economic scene. The risks you face could be your new opportunities. Start the process by thinking … Continue reading

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Have you seen an optician recently?!

Have you considered whether you need to challenge assumptions you may have about the societal conditions which make up the world in which your business, institution, or organisation operates? Given the current economic climate is it time to reconsider the … Continue reading

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Art of the Possible

A timely reminder is due to think about the difference between probabalistic and possibilistic thinking in the world of risk and its management and in particular for the insurance sector. This is so important because in advice given since 1999 on … Continue reading

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What your world needs now!

What stage of an innovation strategy cycle are you at? Incremental, Evolutionary or Radical! From where we sit a stagnant economy and no positive social change appear to be the norm across a whole spectrum of public and private sector actors.Just treading water, keeping … Continue reading

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By combining and mapping the best in Foresight and Hindsight thinking

We have created a new framework for the analysis of risk and the  opportunities arising therefrom. Do you still suffer from “HICCUPS?” HEALTH-dealing with the deadly killer diseases once and for all IMMIGRATION-positive thinking on the global benefits to be had CRIME-legalise … Continue reading

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