Podcast: Planning the Autonomous Future

Planning the Autonomous Future: Lisa Nisenson

About This Episode

In the fifth episode of Planning the Autonomous Future, Jennifer and Kelley pick Lisa Nisenson’s brain to find out why the founder of the startup Greater Places and advisor to Alta Planning + Design thinks scenario planning is crucial to designing the autonomous future. Nisenson explains what scenario planning is, how it became an essential part of a planner’s toolbox, and how it works in the context of automation.

She mentions notable people working in the field and the tools they’re developing (but she also argues for putting the tools away to not limit our thinking). Throughout the conversation, Nisenson makes the case for integrating this framework into planning for the autonomous future.

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