Institute for the Future

Institute for the Future is the world’s leading futures thinking organization and is a non-profit based in Palo Alto, California. The mission of IFTF is to develop a global literacy of the future to support the 9 billion globally connected citizens we will become over the next 50 years.

For over 50 years, businesses, governments, and social impact organizations have depended upon IFTF global forecasts, custom research, and foresight training to navigate complex change and develop world-ready strategies. Our research teams provide research-driven practical foresight, insight, action-plans, and prototypes for organizations and governments grappling with disruptive forces and unpredictable futures.