|Posted on December 23, 2019 at 10:45 AM|
"The climate community got off track by forgetting the distinction between using scenarios as an exploratory tool for developing and evaluating policy options, and using scenarios as forecasts of where the world is headed." https://www.forbes.com/sites/rogerpielke/2019/12/22/in-2020-climate-science-needs-to-hit-the-reset-button-part-one
Scenarios from scenario planning are not forecasts but can provide insight and identify many signposts that can be utilized for future ...Read Full Post »
|Posted on August 31, 2019 at 2:40 PM|
EforAll Lowell-Lawrence pitch contest on August 22. Great pictures and descriptions of participants in the pitch contest. http://eganwriter.blogspot.com/2019/08/recap-eforall-lowell-lawrence-change.html
|Posted on April 29, 2019 at 8:30 AM|
I taught a university-level strategic management course for over 5 years. The course used a very good textbook from Hill and Jones titled Essentials of Strategic Management (3rd Edition). One of the core concepts presented in the textbook is the explanation of the three different strategic levels of an organization (functional-level, business-level, corporate-level). Each level gets more “big-picture” as you go from functional-level to corporate-level. The functional-level book di...Read Full Post »
|Posted on April 15, 2019 at 10:10 AM|
The weather at two events this past weekend shows the need for someone to be the “weather manager” especially when there are a number of people who can be impacted. We are defining “weather manager” as someone who has the responsibility to keep track of the weather and how it may impact an event, business or organization.
We experienced both ends of the impact spectrum this weekend. On the positive side, The Masters Tournament proactively moved the ...Read Full Post »
|Posted on April 1, 2019 at 2:25 PM|
Interesting article claiming how the weather industry is evolving. https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2019-04-01/wall-street-embraces-weather-risk-in-new-era-of-storms-drought ;
|Posted on February 3, 2019 at 11:05 AM|
Do you want to incorporate weather information into your business processes but don't know where to start?
First, you need to determine how you want to use weather strategically. Here are some steps to follow:
1. Select the corporate mission and major corporate goals as they relate to your weather related concerns.
2. Analyze the organization's external competitive environment to identify opportunities and threats as they relate to weather.
3. Analyze the o...Read Full Post »
|Posted on October 25, 2018 at 7:15 AM|
October 27-28, 2018 Outlook:
Weather-wise, Sunday will be the better weather day of the weekend.
Saturday looks to be at least a rainout for all of New England, but the higher elevations of central New England and most of northern New England away from the coast may see snow at least to start. Many of the snow areas may see precipitation change to snow during the day on Saturday. Highs will range from the 30s far north to the 50s for southern New England. ...Read Full Post »
|Posted on October 20, 2018 at 8:50 AM|
October 20-21, 2018 Forecast:
A cold front will cross through New England on Saturday and usher in cooler temperatures for Sunday. Widely scattered rain showers are possible for the region on Saturday with highs in the 50 north to 60s south. Some snow showers are possible for northern New England on Sunday (mainly in the mountains) with highs in the 40s north to 50s south.
October 27-28 Early Outlook:
The computer guidance is pointing towards a storm...Read Full Post »
|Posted on October 17, 2018 at 9:25 PM|
October 20-21, 2018 Outlook:
It looks like a chance of rain on Saturday for most of the region due to a cold front. There is a risk of snow/rain showers over northern New England on Saturday night and on Sunday. Highs will be in the 50s north to 60s south on Saturday with 40s north and 50s south on Sunday.
|Posted on October 13, 2018 at 8:40 AM|
October 13-14, 2018 Forecast:
An area of rain across most the region this morning with some wet snow/mix at the higher elevations of central and northern New England will move west to east throughout the day ending by late this afternoon for eastern Maine and southeastern New England. For the rest of New England, the precipitation will end by late morning for western areas and mid afternoon for interior New England. Highs on Saturday will range from the 40s north and higher ...Read Full Post »