The top trends in tech

McKinsey & Company

We identified the trends that matter most. Which technologies have the most momentum in an accelerating world? Digital Insights High Tech & Internet Manufacturing Analytics Digital Disruptive Technology

The Trend Is Your “Friend”

I’m told there’s a saying on Wall Street that goes, “The trend is your friend.” To survive, and even thrive, in today’s environment, it’s vitally important to notice and respond quickly to major changes in trends — in particular, changes in customer demand.


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Trends that will define 2021 and beyond: Six months on

McKinsey & Company

In January 2021, we discussed how the COVID-19 pandemic could change the economy. How did we do? Public & Social Sector Insights North and Central America Leadership Strategic planning

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Chasing The Trend

Tom Spencer

MANY FIRMS and many people live their lives by chasing the trend. They then chase the trend in an attempt to ride the wave of prosperity and capture some of the growth, glory and profits for themselves. A key problem though with “chasing the trend” as a way of thinking and as an approach to business is that it is fundamentally unbalanced. After all is said and done, you may end up being part of the trend. Is Not A Strategy.

Five trends of future working


Let’s look at five modern trends that will shape the future of working and make way for satisfied, ambitious workers across the globe: Artificial Intelligence: Human Intelligence and Artificial Intelligence will work together almost as equals to create a blended environment – one that has never been experienced. Share This: The post Five trends of future working appeared first on SkillQuo Blog. Blogposts Featured Freelancing Gig Economy TrendsWorkplaces are sacred.

11 Trends Shaping the Future of Work

Brimstone Consulting

The pandemic exponentially accelerated trends including online learning, virtual health, virtualization of the workforce, and e-commerce. The post 11 Trends Shaping the Future of Work appeared first on Brimstone Consulting LLC.

Top Ten 2020 Consultant Marketing Trend Predictions

Henry DeVries

If you are a consultant who wants to attract more-paying clients in 2020, what are the top ten trends you should have on your radar

The eight trends that will define 2021–and beyond

McKinsey & Company

McKinsey’s global managing partner discusses the new ideas and business models transforming industry landscapes. Strategy & Corporate Finance Insights Strategy Global forces

The trends transforming mobility’s future


A handful of trends will largely determine the benefits—and costs—for business and society. Mobility as we know it is about to change. Automotive & Assembly Insights

3 Trends in Human Behaviour Impacting The Future of Work

Cheryl Cran

One of the major aspects of being future ready as a leader, team or entrepreneur is to keep an ear to the ground as to trends or signals of shifts in human behavior. Here are 3 Trends that can help you to anticipate the future and ‘create the solutions’. Trend #1 – People are getting more […]. The post 3 Trends in Human Behaviour Impacting The Future of Work appeared first on NextMapping.

Surviving A Crisis: Trends Emerging Out Of COVID-19

Simon Associates

And as Blue Ocean Strategists ®, it is critical that we understand where the world is today and where it is trending for tomorrow. But for me, personally, I don’t want to talk about the big mega trends. What I see as trends from my corner.

Trends That Drive Growth & Consulting Success

Management and IT Consulting

Findings from the 2021 Hinge High Growth Study reveals compelling data about how consulting firms have adapted and adjusted operations in light of an unpredictable marketplace

4 Surprising Trends Impacting The Future of Work

Cheryl Cran

There are 4 surprising trends impacting the future of work. However there are some surprising trends that are impacting the future of work that are all about very real human values shifts. The post 4 Surprising Trends Impacting The Future of Work appeared first on NextMapping. Blog cheryl cran empathy at work feminine future of work masculine NextMapping nostalgia at work people skills surprising work trends work trends

Podcast Interview on 401(k) Plans and Behavioral Finance Trends

Steve Shu Consulting

Thanks to Rick Unser for having me recently on his 401(k) Fridays podcast. This interview is geared toward defined contribution plan sponsors and those closely related with this segment of the market (e.g., advisors, consultants, recordkeepers, investment only). I do draw from some insights and activity that is occurring in other areas of the financial services market (e.g., retirement income, wealth management).

3 Work Trends for 2018

Cheryl Cran

The trends that are impacting 2018 include how we work, the what and the why of work and the technology impact. Check out this week’s video on the 3 trends/focus for 2018. What do you see as the trends in your workplace for 2018 ? The post 3 Work Trends for 2018 appeared first on Cheryl Cran. Blog freelancers future of work future of work expert cheryl Cran future of work trends leadership recruiting retention work trends 2018

Tech Misconfigurations vs. Vulnerabilities: How Different Are They? - SPONSOR CONTENT FROM TREND MICRO

Harvard Business


2019 global insurance trends and forecasts


Our 2019 analysis of McKinsey’s Global Insurance Pools database offers a detailed look at global insurance trends, with analysis by region and line of business. Insights on Financial Services

Digging deeper: Trends in underground hard-rock mining for gold and base metals

McKinsey & Company

While underground mining methods show higher cost than open pit, their complexity almost always means that there is opportunity in both productivity and cost improvement. Metals & Mining Insights Energy, Resources & Materials

China digital consumer trends in 2019


New research from a survey of 4,300 Chinese consumers suggests a path forward for brands and marketers seeking the next wave of growth. China

Will Hiring Happiness Consultants Ever Become a Trend in Big Companies?

Steve Shu Consulting

This post is based on a question that I answered previously on Quora. I’m not sure it will become a big thing at companies, but here are some observations that could feed its growth or at least support a niche market: The business schools (particularly in the behavioral science areas) have increasingly added courses that incorporate the science of happiness, and the b-schools feed consulting companies and increasingly entrepreneurial endeavors.

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The Shopping Episode: Retail Trends We’re Watching

Harvard Business

Youngme, Mihir, and Felix share their shopping habits and the retail trends they’re keeping an eye on. Sales Marketing Product development Audio

Five trends shaping the future of Medicaid


Five trends are likely to affect how the program will change over the next five to ten years. The Medicaid program has experienced significant changes since 2010, when the Affordable Care Act was passed. Insights on Healthcare Systems & Services

US insurance market trends during the pandemic


Policygenius CEO Jennifer Fitzgerald shares insights on how the industry is managing risk and safeguarding consumers in the midst of the COVID-19 crisis. Insights on Financial Services

Synergy and disruption: Ten trends shaping fintech


As the fintech landscape continues to evolve, a look at the newest developments from across the globe. Insights on Financial Services

3 Work Trends for 2018

Cheryl Cran

The trends that are impacting 2018 include how we work, the what and the why of work and the technology impact. Check out this week’s video on the 3 trends/focus for 2018. What do you see as the trends in your workplace […]. The post 3 Work Trends for 2018 appeared first on NextMapping. Blog freelancers future of work future of work expert cheryl Cran future of work trends leadership recruiting retention work trends 2018

Trends in electric-vehicle design


What did we learn from a teardown and benchmarking of ten EV models? Our Insights

The irresistible momentum behind clean, electric, connected mobility: Four key trends

McKinsey & Company

Mobility’s future is visible in the increasing support of capital markets, the demands of Chinese consumers, the effort to slow climate change, and the new skills automakers will need to deal with these shifts.

Future of Work Trends 2019

Cheryl Cran

Take a look at our Future of Work Trends 2019. The post Future of Work Trends 2019 appeared first on NextMapping. What’s next for the future of work ? 2018 was a year of much upheaval and change in global politics and world events. The theme for workplaces in 2018 was about ‘people’ finding good people, keeping good people and engaging people at work. In 2019 […].

User Experience (UX) Design Trends for 2020

Free Agent CFO

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Asset Management – Recent Trends (Part 4 of 4)

Tom Spencer

Here are some trends that would be good to keep on top of. However, given that stocks are starting to move in tandem due to this trend, the opportunity to outperform using active management will become easier in time. Asset management as an industry is becoming increasingly important for a variety of reasons: The world is getting wealthier, driven by growth in emerging markets.

Trends vs. Fads

Seth Godin Blog

A trend, on the other hand, satisfies a different human need. A trend gains power over time, because it's not merely part of a moment, it's a tool, a connector that will become more valuable as other people commit to engaging in it. A fad is popular because it's popular. A fad gives us momentary joy, and part of the joy comes in knowing that it's momentary. We enjoy a fad because our peers are into it as well.

Trend Watching 2018 The Year of Convergence

Cheryl Cran

The post Trend Watching 2018 The Year of Convergence appeared first on NextMapping. Blog business trends future of work leadership trends predictions for 2018 business predictions for 2018 leaders technology trends 20182017 was a big year! We could say that 2017 was the year where all that was hidden or underground came to light. Without question we are going to continue to see massive disruptions in all industries due to technology, automation, AI, robotics and more.

Six emerging trends in facilities management sourcing


Outsourcing, workplace strategies, and technology innovations hold immense potential for companies seeking to reduce costs and improve productivity in facilities management. Insights on Operations

Ten trends redefining enterprise IT infrastructure


The IT infrastructure landscape is evolving rapidly. What will it look like in 2020? Our Insights

Trend Watching 2018 The Year of Convergence

Cheryl Cran

What we are going to see for trends in 2018 has a theme which is ‘convergence’ the melding of science/health/technology at a higher level than we have seen as a human collective. Here are the top business and leadership trends to watch for in 2018: R-E-S-P-E-C-T – workers everywhere will be hyper sensitive to how they are being treated – leaders will need to be super alert and sensitive to people as human beings – the focus in 2018 will be on treating people with respect and honour.

Behind the trend lines: What 12 Australian families can teach us about changing consumers

McKinsey & Company

A closer look at the people affected by the pandemic provides insight into how businesses can thrive in the decades to come. Asia-Pacific Retail & Consumer Goods

The next normal arrives: Trends that will define 2021—and beyond

McKinsey & Company

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the world, and its effects will last. Here are some factors that business leaders should keep in mind as they prepare for the next normal. Leadership

Seven Healthcare Industry Trends to Watch in 2020


What issues will matter for the healthcare industry in the United States through the year and into the 2020s? Insights on Healthcare Systems & Services

Three Trends Changing the Way We Work

MBO Partners

Here are three trends disrupting the way we work Emerging technologies, changing worker preferences, a strong economy, and a tight job market have converged to shape the current workforce landscape.

Fast-forward China: How COVID-19 is accelerating five key trends shaping the Chinese economy


Events expected to play out in the Chinese economy over the next several years have been compressed into a short few months. Asia-Pacific

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