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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 Business

What's Changing? - Automation

Automation

 

Please see below selected recent automation-related change,

 

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February 2019

  • A 2019 poll commissioned by the Campaign to Stop Killer robots found that 61 percent of respondents across 26 countries favoured a ban on “lethal autonomous weapons systems” that can attack and kill without human intervention.

 

January 2019

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? - Law

Law

 

Please see below selected recent legal, in particular regulation-related change. 

 

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January 2019

  • Governments around the world executed 993 prisoners in 2017, according to Amnesty International. The tally doesn’t include China, thought to be the world’s top executioner, which keeps the frequency of its use of capital punishment a closely guarded secret.

 

December 2018

What's Changing? - Risk

Risk

 

Please see below selected recent risk-related change.

 

See also; Halcyon Risk Headlines

 

January 2019

  • 2019 could turn out to be the year the world falls apart, warned GZEROMedia. Tail risks created by bad actors inflicting damage that then create an escalatory cycle are higher than they've been at any point since 1998. But for now, all such risks remain low-likelihood events. More likely, and despite increasingly worrisome headlines, 2019 is poised to be a reasonably good year and not a particularly politically risky year. But GZEROMedia warned further that the world is setting itself up for trouble down the road. Big trouble. And that's in itself top risk.

 

November 2018

What's Changing? - Talent
Talent
Halcyon In Business 31 December 2018

 

Please see below selected recent intelligence about talent.

 

See also: Halcyon Talent Headlines

 

December 2018