Click here for the Friday Reading Search, a searchable archive of reading and knowledge resources

Since March 2020, Airmic has been issuing Friday Reading, a curated series of readings and knowledge resources sent by email to Airmic members. The objective of Airmic Friday Reading was initially to keep members informed during the Covid-19 pandemic. Today, Airmic Friday Reading has evolved in scope to include content on a wide range of subjects with each email edition following a theme. This page is a searchable archive of all the readings and knowledge resources that have been shared.

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McKinsey & Co , 16th January 2024
Friday Reading Edition 185 (19th January 2024)
Generative AI (gen AI) is developing faster than ever—and it stands to have a profound impact on how we live and work. But business leaders are still grappling with how and where to use gen AI most effectively, and how to ensure the applications are fully adopted and scaled within their organisations.
Friday Reading Edition 184 (22nd December 2023)
Provides CEOs, business owners and directors with a clear and accessible guide to the most prominent and profitable technologies that are available, allowing them to confidently implement and sustain new tech strategies.
Airmic, 19th June 2023
Friday Reading Edition 183 (15th December 2023)
Artificial intelligence (AI) can help equip risk professionals to bring greater value to their organisations as strategic enablers. As fears of ethical and other risks around AI grow, it will reinforce the need for human decision making and oversight.
UK Government, 1st November 2023
Friday Reading Edition 177 (3rd November 2023)
Leading AI nations have reached a world-first agreement at Bletchley Park establishing a shared understanding of the opportunities and risks posed by frontier AI.
The White House, 30th October 2023
Friday Reading Edition 177 (3rd November 2023)
On the eve of the UK’s AI summit, US President Joe Biden issued an executive order creating new safety and security standards for AI, including a requirement for some AI companies to share safety test results with the US government.
WTW, 30th September 2023
Friday Reading Edition 177 (3rd November 2023)
Leveraging the power of generative AI can help organisations shape products and services and bring about transformative innovation.
Control Risks, 13th October 2023
Friday Reading Edition 176 (27th October 2023)
The Israel-Hamas conflict has been accompanied by a series of disruptive cyber attacks from cyber activist groups targeting organisations in Israel and those perceived as pro-Israel in other countries. Cyber operations motivated by the conflict are likely to present a growing threat to organisations in the region, and potentially globally, as the conflict progresses.
Computer Weekly, 1st July 2023
Friday Reading Edition 165 (11th August 2023)
Ensuring safety of AI systems is paramount. The opportunities and dangers it introduces have been a hotly debated subject in tech circles for many years, but today, with the increased use of platforms like ChatGPT, these debates include a wider section of the public.
IISS, 28th March 2023
Russia’s cyber forces had reshaped their operational approach over the past year to better coordinate their actions and account for fighting a longer conflict.
McKinsey & Co, 15th February 2022
Too many companies still rely on manual forecasting because they think AI requires better-quality data than they have available. Nowadays, that’s a costly mistake.