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Part consultancy, part thinktank, part social enterprise, Halcyon helps you prepare for and respond to personal, organisational and societal change.

Halcyon In Business

What's Changing? - Artificial Intelligence

AI

 

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is typically defined as the ability of a machine to perform cognitive functions we associate with human minds, such as perceiving, reasoning, learning, interacting with the environment, problem solving, and even exercising creativity. Examples of technologies that enable AI to solve business problems are robotics and autonomous vehicles, computer vision, language, virtual agents, and machine learning.

 

Please see below recent artificial intelligence (AI)-related change.

 

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What's Changing? - Trade

Trade

 

Please see below key recent developments concerning trade:

 

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April 2020

  • At least 80 countries and territories enforced export restrictions on medical equipment such as face masks and ventilators in early 2020. This protectionist trend is threatening global supply chains and ramping up prices for much-needed gear, the World Trade Organisation warned.

 

January 2020

What's Changing? - Diversity

Diversity

 

Please see below selected recent diversity-related change.

 

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March 2020

 

December 2019

What's Changing? - Governance

Governance

 

Please see below selected societal and organisational governance-related change.

 

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March 2020

  • Most Americans think that the United Nations is doing "a poor job" of tackling global problems, with 54 percent of adults surveyed giving the multilateral body a weak job assessment. Despite this evaluation, 64% still think the UN should play a significant role in world affairs, according to Gallup.

 

January 2020

What's Changing? - Security
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Please see below selected recent cybersecurity-related change. 

     

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    January 2020

    • The majority of hostile cyber operations by states amount to low-level intrusion, below the threshold of use of force. In a research paper, Chatham House explored how the principles of non-intervention and sovereignty apply to such cyber-operations, and provided suggestions on how to make progress towards building international consensus on the legal framework.

     

    December 2019