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2021

Trend Hunter

#consumer #culture #innovations #marketing #tech

  • Smart Hygiene
  • Emergency Support
  • Delivery Acquisitions
  • Live E-Commerce
  • Eco Flooring
  • P2P Support
  • Reusable Care
  • Remote Monitoring
  • Antimicrobial Extension
  • Millennial Move
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Baidu AI trends

#tech

  • AI and vaccine development
  • Fully automated driving and the rollout of robotaxis
  • Applied natural language processing
  • Quantum computing
  • AI chips
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Visual Capitalist

#business #culture #tech

  • ESG reaches a tipping point
  • China has a strong 2021
  • A souring outlook on SPACs
  • Brands must be authentic and values-driven
  • A great rethinking of office life is underway
  • Individuals and employers start taking wellness seriously
  • Big Tech backlash continues
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Equinix digital trends

#innovations #tech

  • Cloud-native infrastructure will dominate
  • Edge-first paradigm will fuel innovation
  • 5G will be powered by optimally placed edge infrastructure
  • AI will be distributed and move toward the edge
  • Data centers will shift toward grid-positive
  • Shaping digital infrastructure for the future
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Future Today Institute Tech Trends

#business #data #innovations #tech

  • No-code or low-code systems are unlocking new use cases for businesses.
  • Anonymity is dead.
  • Synthetic media will become an integral part of our future XR experiences.
  • Companies are rethinking longterm investments in office space.
  • Health care is the next battleground for big tech companies.
  • The Home of Things (HoT) industry is growing, with demand driven by working, exercising, and learning from home.
  • The cloud is controlled by a handful of companies that have the sole ability to determine pricing, access, and standards. “Cloud neutrality” will be debated this year.
  • Companies that allowed employees to work from home created new privacy and cybersecurity vulnerabilities.
  • Decentralized financial technologies will be adopted by the enterprise.
  • The global quantum computing race is on, and equity deals for quantum computing startups surged in 2020.
  • Several countries will debut green stimulus packages, unlocking new business opportunities.
  • We have opened the door to the post-natural age. This decade, synthetic biologists are focusing on intentional design, improving organisms, and constructing new materials from life’s building blocks.
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IBM Developer Trends

#data #tech

  • Multiarchitecture development
  • Thin terminal developer experience
  • Data privacy in security
  • Chatbots
  • Edge computing
  • DevOps
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McKinsey & Company

#business #consumer #tech

  • The return of confidence unleashes a consumer rebound
  • Leisure travel bounces back but business travel lags
  • The crisis sparks a wave of innovation and launches a generation of entrepreneurs
  • Digitally enabled productivity gains accelerate the Fourth Industrial Revolution
  • Pandemic-induced changes in shopping behavior forever alter consumer businesses
  • Supply chains rebalance and shift
  • The future of work arrives ahead of schedule
  • The biopharma revolution takes hold
  • Portfolio restructuring accelerates
  • Green, with a touch of brown, is the color of recovery
  • Healthcare systems take stock—and make changes
  • The hangovers begin as governments tackle rising debt
  • Stakeholder capitalism comes of age
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Inc.

#tech

  • Drug development revolution with advanced Covid-19 testing and vaccine development
  • Continued expansion of remote working and videoconferencing
  • Contactless delivery and shipping remain as the new normal
  • Telehealth and telemedicine flourish
  • Online education and e-learning as part of the educational system
  • Increased development of 5G infrastructure, new applications, and utilities
  • A.I., robotics, internet of things, and industrial automation grow rapidly
  • Virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) technologies usage rises
  • Continued growth in micromobility
  • Ongoing autonomous driving innovation
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Fortune

#consumer #culture #marketing #tech

  • Markets: Wall Street and reality remain out of whack
  • Politics: Washington, same but different
  • Tech: The shadowy valley
  • Global: BoJo’s Brexit and China’s vaccines
  • Health: The pandemic has forever changed public health
  • Culture: Delayed Gratificatio
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TechRadar Smartphone Trends

#tech

  • Simpler product lines
  • Compact phones
  • Curved displays
  • Foldables
  • High refresh rate displays
  • Fast charging standards
  • Computational photography
  • Better software experience
  • Slowing down the specs race
  • Bolder designs
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Mashable Tech Trends

#data #tech

  • Third-gen semiconductor materials will become hugely relevant
  • You'll hear about quantum computing way more often
  • Flexible electronics will become a thing
  • Artificial Intelligence (A.I.) will speed up healthcare research and development
  • Brain-computer interfacing will surpass the limits of the human body
  • Data processing will become A.I.-driven and self-evolving
  • Cloud-native tech will overhaul the IT landscape
  • Data intelligence will drive agriculture
  • Implementing industrial intelligence will happen in a much bigger way
  • Intelligent operation centers will start becoming a priority for cities
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Atos Journey 2024

#business #consumer #marketing #social #tech

  • The need for rebalancing
  • Power requires responsibility
  • The influencers and journey of Purpose
  • Socio-economic AI
  • Digitally-enabled precision healthcare
  • Smart grid 2.0
  • Ecosystems of trust
  • Extreme personalization
  • Ethical design of intelligent systems
  • Invisible security
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Atos

#consumer #data #tech

  • Master technology (and don’t let it master you)
  • Embrace frictionless working
  • Move toward data equity
  • Be sustainable by purpose
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Mintel

#consumer #culture #tech

  • Health Undefined
  • Collective Empowerment
  • Priority Shift
  • Coming Together
  • Virtual Lives
  • Sustainable Spaces
  • Digital Dilemmas
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Forbes

#business #consumer #culture #data #tech

  • Work from Home. . .For Real!
  • Data as an Asset
  • Business Model Innovation
  • Automation
  • Decentralized Finance
  • Virtual Interfaces
  • Going from Global to Local
  • Purposeful & Meaningful
  • Sustainability
  • Social Engagement
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