Please see below changes likely to occur over the coming years. Contact us for help in dealing with such changes.
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Please see below selected recent - mainly geo - political-related change.
See also: Halcyon Politics Headlines
- 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".
Please see below selected recent cities/urbanisation-related change.
Personal values are unique to every individual and can loosely be described as a set of beliefs or intuitive feelings inside our heads. They act unconsciously as a guide - telling us how comfortable we feel about different situations,
Please see below a growing and non-exhaustive Halcyon list of values that we can try to live by:
Halcyon curates the most significant future-related content from carefully selected sources. Please contact us if you'd like our help with future-related challenges.
A range of weak signals that might point to emerging trends (reported in reverse chronological order):
Please see below selected recent technology-related change.
- Halcyon Technology Headlines
- What's Changing? - Artificial Intelligence
- What's Changing? - Automation
- What's Changing? - Blockchain
- What's Changing? - Cybersecurity
(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.)
Please see below recent megatrends-related change.
Please see below an evolving set of forecasts for 2019.
- Six predictions for the tech industry in 2019 and beyond - FT (CCS Insight expects driverless cars to be banned in at least three countries by next year).
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?
Selected recent 2050-related headlines:
Please see below a wide range of 2018 forecasts, curated by Halcyon.
WHY SHOULD YOU CARE?
The 2010 Ten-Year Forecast Map of the Decade benchmarked the big forces that will shape the decade: The Carbon Economy; The Water Ecology; Adaptive Power; Cities in Transition and Molecular Identity.
WHAT ARE WE SEEING?
The Institute for the Future published a Ten-Year Forecast in 2010 that it claimed would be a benchmark forecast for the next decade, focusing on five driving themes:
In 20 Forecasts for 2011-2025, World Future Society identified breakthroughs most likely to affect work, investments, and family life over the next 15 years.
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.
- Technology Forecasts
- Overall Tech Trends
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.