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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's 52:52:52 campaign on Twitter will help you address 52 issues with 52 responses over 52 weeks.

To be a catalyst is the ambition most appropriate for those who see the world as being in constant change, and who, without thinking that they control it, wish to influence its direction - Theodore Zeldin

Halcyon In Future

What's Changing? - Politics

Geopolitics

 

Please see below selected recent  - mainly geo - political-related change.

 

See also: Halcyon Politics Headlines

 

November 2018

  • Few issues in global affairs are as pressing today as the question of whether the world's two largest economies - the US and China - can reconcile what appear to be increasingly divergent national interests. GZEROMedia quoted one seasoned observer not given to hyperbole – their failure to do so would "destroy hope for the world order".

 

October 2018

What's Changing? - Technology

Technology

 

Please see below selected recent technology-related change.

See also:

(Until the end of May 2018, Halcyon reported all technology headlines collectively below. From June 2018 we report on these headlines within their own documents -  see links above for AI etc.)

 

October 2018

Questioning Change - Work

Work

 

Forum for the Future identified key questions regarding the future of work:

  • What kind of skills will our future workforce need? How might they be different from the skills needed today? How can educational needs and mindsets shift in response?

  • We also now need to ask, what sort of ‘talent’ will economies need? Where might the precise value in what people can do lie in future? How will this impact pensions and social security? 

  • How will we determine the rights of robots - a new class of workers?

  • What will be the future of unemployment: will more people choose it, or be in temporary/flexible/freelance employment?

  • How will team structures change? Will more people be working in teams, or alone?

What Might Happen? - Forecasting 2017

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What will 2017 bring? Throughout the last quarter of 2016, Halcyon is crafting this evolving index of significant forecasts for the year ahead..

If you have any questions or suggestions of further forecasts to include, please contact Dominic Kelleher.  Please note that this is a work in progress, due for completion in December 2016.

 

CONTENTS

Economic Forecasts

  • Global
    • Europe
      • ​UK

  • Technology Forecasts
    • Overall Tech Trends
    • Digital

 

ECONOMIC FORECASTS

GLOBAL

The pace of global growth will quicken in 2017 as the US economy picks up, and Brazil and Russia emerge from recession, believes the EIU.