Social changes

LATEST: Shifting demographics with the aging of advisors and an upcoming transfer of wealth from baby boomers to their children will upset many established advisor/client relationships and create opportuni...
LATEST: Though future growth will mostly be led by local duty-free sales and exports to China, the domestic segment is expected to grow by around 5 percent.
LATEST: Parents forget that their children are going to grow up one day and Google themselves and all this content about them will already be out there.
LATEST: In 2050, 80 per cent of the population of Europe will live in cities.
LATEST: European countries will remain active and steadfast allies on the range of national security threats that face both the United States and Europe-from energy and climate change to countering violent...
LATEST: Capable militaries will be able to employ jam-resistant communications.
LATEST: Asia will continue to be the number 1 producer and number 1 consumer of IT products and services (~37% of total volumes).
LATEST: Egypt faces a persistent threat of terrorist and militant activity directed primarily at state security forces in both the Sinai Peninsula and in mainland Egypt.
LATEST: Drastically reduced consumer confidence in the U.K. following the Brexit vote will probably result in a significant hit to sales.
LATEST: Growth in Jordan is expected to remain flat at 2.4 per cent in 2016 as a difficult regional situation continues to constrain economic activity.
LATEST: 100 million more women will join the global labour force by 2025.
LATEST: Parents forget that their children are going to grow up one day and Google themselves and all this content about them will already be out there.
LATEST: 42% expect of Gen Z expect to be self-employed later in life.
LATEST: By 2030 millennials will comprise 75% of the global workforce.
LATEST: Generation X's wealth will take considerable time to reach the levels achieved by the Boomers.
LATEST: Consumption growth will be driven by the dramatic rise of upper-middle-class households ($24,001 to $46,000 in annual disposable income) and affluent households (more than $46,000).
LATEST: Business intelligence is such a major initiative for enterprises across the world that Gartner predicts the worldwide BI market will reach nearly $17 billion in 2016.
LATEST: NHS employers will be expected to lead the way asprogressive employers.
LATEST: Operators who are involved in shipping cargo to and from Iran are advised that extensive due diligence processes will be required after Implementation Day in order not to fall foul of US or EU sanc...
LATEST: Total shipments of smart clothing will grow from 968,000 units in 2015 to 24.8 million units in 2021.
LATEST: With two billion or so smartphones already taxing network bandwidth across the world, connecting tens of billions of devices to the internet is only going to increase the burden.
LATEST: It is estimated that by 2050, approximately 200 million migrants could be on the move due to climate change alone-roughly the equivalent of all migrants worldwide today.
LATEST: Sensors embedded in manufacturing equipment, buildings, or even animals could transmit conclusions about their surroundings rather than just the raw data.
LATEST: 60 percent of CIOs in global organizations will be supplanted by the CDO for the delivery of IT-enabled products and digital services by 2020.
LATEST: The United States and its allies must recognize that the Islamic State will profoundly shape their foreign policies towards the Middle East.
LATEST: The strength of the meat sector as a driving force of the world food economy will be much weaker than in the past.
LATEST: Regions highly dependent on climate-sensitive livelihoods could see a return to poverty if climate change continues to accelerate.
LATEST: Accepting large numbers of Muslims into European nations will set up problems for the future.
LATEST: Successful MIP could lead to participating institutions and their ethical boards becoming hasty in their eagerness to deploy a local MIP server in their IT infrastructure.
LATEST: With an ageing population will come an older group who have more incidence of long term health conditions which will mean a greater incidence of having to give up the car.
LATEST: Companies' global e-Commerce strategy will have to take into account the omnichannel shopping practices of customers all over the world.
LATEST: Countries are reluctant to address welfare and environmental standards at the risk of slowing economic growth.
LATEST: A related aspect of climate change that is now being addressed is climate change adaptation to ensure resilience in the face of predicted adverse effects of future climate change.
LATEST: 80 percent of banks around the world could start distributed ledger projects by next year.
LATEST: A strong medical tourism industry serviced by both public and private hospitals in Australia could help boost revenue and help fund health services for the Australian population.
LATEST: The growth of process automation and instrumentation is estimated to be 6.08% from 2014 to 2020 and forecasted to reach market revenue of $180 billion in 2020.
LATEST: The jobs of the future will be in the service sector.

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