Global Futures Intelligence System
The Millennium Project unveiled its innovative Global Futures Intelligence System (GFIS) at a recent event in Washington, D.C.
GFIS is an open-source collective intelligence system addressing the 15 global challenges identified by The Millennium Project’s 46 active nodes from around the world. The system allows subscribers to comment on any aspect of a challenge. These comments may generate discussion among users or a real-time Delphi. Newsfeeds, Web sites, videos, and books may be added to the discussions. This will allow for continuous updating of the challenges by a wider group of participants than have been previously involved. GFIS is currently in beta test.
The 2012 edition of the organization’s State of the Future report, which updates the 15 global challenges annually, may be the last time this information is disseminated in this form, according to Jerome C. Glenn, director of The Millennium Project. During a talk at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars on January 15, he described this as a major shift in the 16-year-old project’s global challenges program.
Details: The Global Futures Intelligence System, http://millennium-project.org/millennium/GFIS.html or www.themp.org.
To watch the video of the GFIS launch at the Woodrow Wilson Center, go to: http://millennium-project.org/millennium/ presentations.html.
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