7 December 2012

Where we are and what awaits us in 2013

Collecting new year trends from crystal ball readers

At the end of every year, analysts, thinkers and watchers provide their view on where we stand and what’s ahead of us in the coming year. These crystal ball readers predict our future with lots of statistical materials, like diagrams, charts and other nifty visualizations. Applied to various domains such as the internet, mobile or (social) media, they all agree on one thing: Digital disruption of society is getting stronger and stronger. So, what’s their lookout for 2013?

We’ve found the following collections of trends (more to come for sure) for 2013.

The future of digital
Current trends, developments and predictions in digital media by
Henry Blodget (Founder, CEO and Editor-in-Chief Business Insider)

Internet trends
2012 KPCB Internet Trends Year-End Update with the ‘re-imagination of nearly everything’ by Mary Meeker.

Digital content trends 2013
Upcoming trends in digital content for the coming year by Neil Perkin (Only dead fish).

Twenty tech trends for 2013
“A unique global perspective on trends that effect business, culture and innovation” by frog design.” (courtesy of Core77).

5 trends that will shape digital services in 2013
“(…) the key changes in business and design during 2013, and what should you do about it? Five predictions from design firm Fjord.” (courtesy of Fast Co.Design).

Fjord trends 2013
“What will the key changes be in business and design during 2013 and what should you do about it?” (courtesy of SlideShare).

4 buyer trends that will shake marketing in 2013
“If you believe buyer behavior would stand pat for a short while, you better let go of this belief.” (courtesy of Sales Benchmark Index).

16 enterprise social networking predictions for 2013
“For enterprise social, a lot has happened in a short period of time, and the space continues to evolve at light speed! Forrester Research expects the market to reach $4.6 billion in just two years.” (courtesy of Barbra Gago).

Six tech trends that will rock enterprise IT in 2013
“(…) predictions for some of the fastest growing next-generation technologies in enterprise IT. If 2012 seemed like a tumultuous year, then hold on to your hats. Next year is going to be another bumpy ride.” (courtesy of ReadWriteWeb).

13 customer experience trends to watch in 2013
“2012 was a very active year for customer experience management. I expect 2013 to be an even more robust year as we move deeper into the Era of CX Professionalism.” (courtesy of customer experience matters).

Seven predictions for the customer experience industry in 2013
“As I look back on 2012 it has been another growth year for the Customer Experience industry. Will we still see this in 2013?” (courtesy of beyond philosophy).

We’re also interested in which relevant trends of digital disruption you see for 2013.

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