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This is a guest post from Anne Pordes Bowers and Peter Glenday of SOIF, the School of International Futures. COVID-19 has underlined the importance of thinking systemically about the future, even though our institutions are not well structured or incentivised to do this. More urgently than ever, governments need to reinvent how they do strategy and policymaking. Strategic foresight is an organised, systematic way of looking beyond expected trends to better assess uncertainty and complexity....