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The list below links to short case studies of projects SAMI Consulting has undertaken in recent years for a wide variety of clients.
Law and Finance
Allen and Overy, the international law firm, asked SAMI Consulting to help derive scenarios to develop a view of the challenges A&O faced to 2020.
SAMI was invited to lead a study to explore ways of extending the Bank's footprint in England
SAMI ran a Scenario Planning Exercise to encourage senior management to re-examine the Bank’s strategies
Grant Thornton is one of the world's leading organisations of independent assurance, tax and advisory firms.SAMI worked with them on a project called “Future Perspectives”.
For Legal and General, insurance scenarios helped re-focus the organisation as the insurance market changed on the back of demographic changes and new technology.
Nationwide used scenarios as a means of exploring the complexity and uncertainty of the future of the Financial Services business.
We used scenarios at Arup to help them think strategically about the opportunities and problems of heady growth.
SAMI Consulting, with Experian, developed a set of quantitative scenarios for UK construction skill needs to 2020.
Other Private Sector
Glaxo has used SAMI scenarios over the past decade, for corporate strategy and new product space visioning, to driving plans for manufacturing flexibility.
For Man Group we worked with their Board to develop scenarios which led to a change in direction for the business
The use of scenarios enabled Unilever to see beyond the short term problems of Russia to take a strategic view of a major new market.
SAMI Consulting was commissioned by Defra and a number of partner agencies – Environment Agency, Natural England, Food Standards Agency and the Welsh Government – to undertake a project on reporting on trends and weak signals in the field.
SAMI ran a year-long Horizon Scanning and Technology Watch project and managed a series of "deep dive" studies into spceific areas.
Government Agencies etc
With the City of London we developed scenarios for India and China to 2015 to examine the threats to and opportunities for financial services in London and produced a substantial report.
The aim of the project was to identify the potential skills challenges of the UK's power industry in 2025 and 2050. SAMI used the global and UK drivers derived in previous skills foresight projects and then undertook horizon scanning on particular issues relating to the power industry and conducted interviews with sector leaders.
At the Health and Safety Executive, we used scenarios with the team from the Health and safety Laboratory to examine the roles going forward.
The UK Commission for Employment and Skills commissioned a report draws upon horizon scanning techniques, scenarios and interviews to identify the key drivers of change in the UK and globally which may impact on the employment and skills landscape in England by 2020.
For Scottish Water we provided horizon scanning inputs to their futures thinking exercise for part of their regulatory review.
SAMI helped Sovereign with two strategic reviews in 2007 and 2014. the first was after a major merger, the second to look at the impact of the changing environment for social housing.
In Surrey, we worked with the Local Strategic Partnership to develop a Surrey Vision 2020 which has supported them in building cross-silo programmes and projects.
As part of the EC's High Level Expert Group on Convergent Technologies, we developed a set of scenarios that enabled meaningful dialogue across 14 countries and 12 academic disciplines.
SAMI Consulting was commissioned by the European Commission’s Research and Innovation Directorate to run three workshops to inform the preparation for the 3rd Strategic Programme (2018-20).
SAMI Consulting was commissioned to run three workshops covering drivers, scenarios, and implications.
Over several years, SAMI helped Romania to develop a strategy for Higher Education
The Arts Marketing Association (AMA) is for people who persuade the public to experience the arts. This case study relates to the development of scenarios for the futures of the arts in the UK
SAMI Consulting helped Christian Aid to develop a set of drivers and initiate high level discussion of their future
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