Global Futures Intelligence System

The Millennium Project is integrating all of its information, groups, and software into a “Global Futures Intelligence System.” 2- minute video overview.  5-minute how to demo video. This is a collective intelligence system on the future. You are welcome to view the surface of this Global Futures System, but for complete access you can subscribe.

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Work/Technology 2050: Scenarios and Actions

Work/Technology 2050: Scenarios and Actions 199 page report on a three-year international study includes executive summary, three detailed scenarios (each ten pages), and 93 actions to address the issues in the scenario’s.  Each action gets a page of distilled assessments from hundreds of futurists and related experts in over 50 countries.

7-minute intro video overview.  And 50-minute video on results..

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State of the Future

The State of the Future reports are  precise overviews of humanity’s present situation, challenges and opportunities, potentials for the future, and actions that could improve humanity’s outlook – in a clear, precise, and readable text with unparalleled breadth and depth.

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Futures Research Methodology 3.0

Futures Research Methodology Version 3.0 is the largest, most comprehensive collection of internationally peer-reviewed handbook on methods and tools to explore future possibilities ever assembled in one resource.

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About Us

The Millennium Project connects futurists around the world to improve global foresight. It was founded in 1996 after a three-year feasibility study with the United Nations University, Smithsonian Institution, Futures Group International, and the American Council for the UNU. It is now an independent non-profit global participatory futures research think tank of futurists, scholars, business planners, and policy makers who work for international organizations, governments, corporations, NGOs, and universities. The Millennium Project manages a coherent and cumulative process that collects and assesses judgments from over 3,500 people since the beginning of the project, selected by its 65 Nodes around the world. The work is distilled in the State of the Future reports, Futures Research Methodology series, special studies, and integrated into its Global Futures Intelligence System.

See the 15 ways you can get involved!

Current Activities

  1. Covid-19 Research, Articles, and Scenarios
  2. World Future Day March 1st 24-hour round-the-world conversation at 12 noon your time.
  3. Future Work/Technology 2050: Scenarios and Actions. The report covers the three-year study on the future dynamics of work and technology with three detailed global scenarios, results of 30 national workshops in 29 countries, and five Real-time Delphi’s that rated 93 actions distilled from those suggested to address issues raised in the three scenarios by the national workshops. Each of the 93 actions have ratings and comments from several hundred futurists and related experts. This is probably the broadest international assessment of long-range actions to address the future of work thus far.
  4. Short Videos of each of the 15 Global Challenges are now available.
  5. State of the Future 19.1 (print and download)
  6. Global Futures Intelligence System (GFIS) (collaborative and continuously updated research)
  7. Release of the The Millennium Newsletter 5.0
  8. Future Work/Technology 2050: Scenarios and Actions. An abbreviated version with some analysis is available now at no cost from the Bertelsmann Foundation in English and German.
  9. Philosophy, History, and STS (Science, Technology, Society) scholars’ views on Futures Research and Foresight conference (Grappling with the Futures) at Harvard and Boston Universities – abstracts available.
  10. Video (7.5 minutes) by Pakistan Node of The Millennium Project on the CEO’s visit to Pakistan
  11. Future “Novel Entities” in the Environment Real-Time Delphi Study for the Environmental Law Institute and the Scientific and Technical Advisory Panel to the Global Environment Facility
  12. Workshops Future Work/Technology 2050 and 7.5 minute video overview
  13. Pakistan State of the Future Index
  14. NATO Advanced Research Workshop: Identification of Potential Terrorists and Adversary Planning — Emerging Technologies and New Counter-Terror Strategies, workshop presentations available by clicking on the author’s name
  15. Lone Wolf Terrorism Prospects and Potential Strategies to Address the Threat
  16. Futures Dictionary/Encyclopedia (English and Spanish)
  17. State of the Future Index (both global and national SOFIs)