Category Archives: 2010 Trends

Nice 2010 Social Networks Map




Via Robin Dickinson. There is amuch older version of this on the web but this one relates land mass to online population. Tasty. Wish I’d done this! Link is in comments – below.






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2010 + Ten Trends




Here’s the promised link for my 2010 + 10 Trends: Predictions and Provocations report. Note it’s 36 pages and the file size is about 5 megs. Personally I don’t like it for some reason. No idea why. http://www.nowandnext.com/PDF/2010_complete.pdf The link … Continue reading






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Coming Soon




I wrote most of this back in December and blogged about it extensively in early January. However, I’ve finally got around to putting it together nicely as a proper report (been a bit busy with the new book!). Free downloadable … Continue reading






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Boring is the new exciting




Takeaway from lunch with my mate Steve who works in funds management. According to Steve greed and stupidity are back. “So what’s changed?” I said. “Trust has evaporated” said Steve. Consequences? Possibly that the demand for simplicity with increase, as … Continue reading






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Localism




Remember ‘Globalisation Unravelling’ – one of my top ten trends for 2010? Here’s a nice example. According to the Times newspaper, McDonald’s in Britain is “listening more to local consumers:.something McDonald’s has sought increasingly to do around the world.” Moreover, … Continue reading






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I Told You…




Remember Re-Sourcing at a trend for 2010? (Post January 9th).






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And Going Down…




and here’s a list of the industries expected to decline most rapidly in 2010. Source: IBIS World.






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Going Up in 2010




Here’s a list of the top growth industries for 2010. Note that these are Australian industries so these won’t necessarily translate to other regions.






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Digital Death




Regular readers might (just) remember that one of my top 10 trends for 2009 (i.e. last year) was ‘Digital Diets’. It didn’t happen. But wait…it’s happening now! This is just in from Sean Boyle at JWT in New York. Rock … Continue reading






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2010 Trends – coming true already




Remember Unsupervised Adults? (Trend #4 – January 7).






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