It’s this time of the year again for everyone in the business to release their yearly predictions. In order to save you some time, we collected all the most important and relevant trends – from the sources that matter, in one post.
The trends have been collected by The Futures Agency partner, speaker and content curator, Rudy de Waele, and were originally published on the shift 2020 Brain Food blog and newsletter. You can sign up to this newsletter here.
TECHNOLOGY TRENDS for 2016
Major Trends For 2016: Consumers Flex Muscles, Scramble For Resources And Strive For Privacy by Mary Meehan (Forbes)
Key Digital Trends for 2016 (Ogilvy)
A year of intensified search for user value by Koru (Christian Lindholm)
Tech Trends 2016 (Frog Design)
Digital Marketing in 2016 — The 5 Trends You Need To Care About by Jeremy Waite
Communications Trends 2016 (Hotwire PR)
So many ‘for 2016’ lists. So little time. (Trendwatching.com)
Tech Trends for 2016: Human robots, virtual reality sex and more… (Startups.co.uk)
AI TRENDS 2016
Microsoft: 2016 Will Be The Year Of AI (Fast Company)
3D Print Hub — 3D Printing Trends December 2015
This trend report provides a comprehensive and unmatched perspective on the current state of the 3D printing industry. Based on data from our 3D Hubs community, which includes over 24,500 printers in over 150 countries, and thousands of 3D print orders every month, we are excited to show you the printers people love and what’s trending in the world of 3D printing.
Further down the line…
8 industries robots will completely transform by 2025 (Tech Insider)
Forward to the Future: Visions of 2045
DARPA (Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency) asked the world and our own researchers what technologies they expect to see 30 years from now — and received insightful, sometimes funny predictions.
The 10 Biggest Tech Trends for 2016 (Entrepreneur.com)
2016 Predictions by Frank Diana
Some related images by Gerd Leonhard (@gleonhard)