We undoubtedly live in a time of crisis and disruption, but where do we draw the line between the two? At what point does a progression or disruption in a particular industry become a crisis? This issue explores how we, as innovators, can think long-term and predict potential crises. If innovation is, by nature, disruptive, then how can we manage this kind of anticipatory forward thinking? This issue is an analysis of how crises – and the ways in which companies to respond to them – can inform new, more holistic, more futuristic business practices.