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#BizTrends2019: Bizcommunity hosts #BizTrendsLIVE!, an overview
#BizTrends2019: Bizcommunity hosts #BizTrendsLIVE!, an overview

Bizcommunity invited contributors to join its vision for Africa (with over 230 industry trend contributions making up the 2019 report) at BizTrendsLIVE!, which took place at Ster-Kinekor Sandton City in Johannesburg on Thursday, 31 January.

By Jessica Tennant, Issued by Bizcommunity.com 1 Feb 2019

#BizTrends2019: 9 Africa Trends for 2019
#BizTrends2019: 9 Africa Trends for 2019

Bizcommunity.Africa has curated our business-to-business outlook for Africa for this year...

By Louise Marsland 31 Jan 2019

Lamin Momodou Manneh, director, UNDP Regional Service Centre for Africa, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
#BizTrends2019: This could be a big year for Africa

This year, 2019, is a very promising year for the African continent: There is a lot of optimism about the return of the Africa rising sentiment...

By Lamin Momodou Manneh 21 Jan 2019

BizTrendsLIVE! Avoid the FOMO!
BizTrendsLIVE! Avoid the FOMO!

If you haven't got around to booking for the BizTrendsLIVE! yet, here's some info so you avoid FOMO...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 15 Jan 2019

Global trendspotter, Marian Salzman.
#BizTrends2019: Top 12 trends for SA and the world

Marian Salzman, one of the world's top trendspotters, shares 12 of the top trends to expect as we delve into 2019...

By Marian Salzman 8 Jan 2019

#BizTrends2019: The state we are in
#BizTrends2019: The state we are in

The year 2020 is seen as a landmark for various global policy and technology developments, even as the world struggles to recalibrate from the political, economic and socio-cultural upheavals of 2018...

By Dion Chang, Khumo Theko 7 Jan 2019

#BizTrends2019: Big brother brands - how to not be evil in 2019
#BizTrends2019: Big brother brands - how to not be evil in 2019

'Don't be evil.' That three-word phrase was a famous part of Google's code of conduct, until April last year that is.

By Bronwyn Williams 7 Jan 2019

#BizTrends2019: Africa - The optimist's view
#BizTrends2019: Africa - The optimist's view

Is there a new scramble for Africa? Why should Africa be confident...?

By Andrew Skipper 7 Jan 2019

BizTrendsLIVE! January 2019 speaker line up
BizTrendsLIVE! January 2019 speaker line up

Bizcommunity invites you to join us as four 'Afro-futurists', all published authors, all experienced global keynote speakers and trend consultants, impart their knowledge in one intensive morning session...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 6 Dec 2018

BizTrends 2019 is here!
BizTrends 2019 is here!

2019 is almost here and with it your annual invitation to join BizTrends...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 27 Sep 2018

#BizTrends2018: 18 trends for 2018
#BizTrends2018: 18 trends for 2018

Bizcommunity.com's 18 trends for 2018 from BizTrends2018 trend analyst, curator and editor, Louise Marsland...

By Louise Marsland 10 Apr 2018

#BizTrends2018: Identity crisis - the business of being WOKE
#BizTrends2018: Identity crisis - the business of being WOKE

In many ways 2017 was the watershed year for being 'woke': politically, economically, socially and culturally. Technology has for many years been the primary disruptor of business, but a socio-cultural wave will hit businesses in 2018. Brace yourselves for a year of dual disruption...

By Dion Chang 8 Jan 2018

#BizTrends2018: The ever-changing consumer
#BizTrends2018: The ever-changing consumer

In order for businesses to strive and even survive in many instances, it is vital that they take on a 'human-centered' approach to every aspect of their business and invest more time and effort on truly trying to understand their customers...

By Dave Nemeth 8 Jan 2018

#BizTrends2018: Just-in-time marketing: The strategies of today's savviest CMOs
#BizTrends2018: Just-in-time marketing: The strategies of today's savviest CMOs

It's a world of changing consumer dynamics - one in which companies' ability to flow with trends has become key...

8 Jan 2018

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#BizTrends2017: 17 trends for 2017

Bizcommunity.com's 17 trends for 2017 from BizTrends2017 trend analyst, curator and editor, Louise Marsland...

By Louise Marsland 27 Feb 2017

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#BizTrends2017: Forrester predicts "less is more" for marketing

Forrester predicts that for 2017, marketing will shift from volume-based advertising strategies toward quality experiences across the entire customer life cycle...

11 Jan 2017

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#BizTrends2017: The trends that will affect all business

Trend forecaster and design thinker, Dave Nemeth, lists the smörgåsbord of trends that will have an effect on almost all business...

By dave nemeth 10 Jan 2017

#BizTrends2017: The top 100 emerging consumer trends
#BizTrends2017: The top 100 emerging consumer trends

Every year, JWT Intelligence releases its report of the 100 things that will trend in the year to come. The 'Future 100' report from the Innovation Group analyses emerging consumer behaviour...

10 Jan 2017

#BizTrends2017: Top six trends for this year
#BizTrends2017: Top six trends for this year

Dion Chang's top six trends for 2017 include artificial intelligence, after hours retail experiences, and the art of being woke...

By Dion Chang and Raleen Bagg 9 Jan 2017

#BizTrends2017: In the middle of a revolution - 2017 is going to be memorable
#BizTrends2017: In the middle of a revolution - 2017 is going to be memorable

Graeme Codrington, futurist at TomorrowToday Global, explains why 2017 will be a memorable year and why 2016 will remain with us for a while...

By Graeme Codrington 9 Jan 2017

[BizTrends 2016] 16 trends for 2016
16 trends for 2016

These 16 trends for 2016 will dominate the media and marketing industry in South Africa and further afield this year...

By Louise Marsland 16 Feb 2016

[BizTrends 2016] JWT's Future 100 trends for 2016
JWT's Future 100 trends for 2016

Trends and innovation are moving at breakneck speed, powered by an engaged, sophisticated, curious global consumer...

By JWT Innovation Group 19 Jan 2016

Patrick Bracher & Dale Cridlan
What will keep directors awake in 2016?

From cyber risk to corporate responsibility, job creation and skills training - so important to national stability; the responsibility of the board of directors is increasing, as latest trends and new regulations reveal...

By Patrick Bracher & Dale Cridlan 19 Jan 2016

[BizTrends 2016] Marketing in the 'Attention Economy'
Marketing in the 'Attention Economy'

Never before have brands had to work so hard for an audience's attention. Before a brand can entertain or inform, its communication needs to be noticed...

By David Smythe 18 Jan 2016

[BizTrends 2016] Africa's 2016 factors for success
Africa's 2016 factors for success

Success in Africa depends on many factors, including agility and localisation of strategy...

By Ailsa Wingfield 18 Jan 2016

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Business and consumer trends for 2015

Social activism and the underpinning of digital solutions to major market innovation will characterise this year, according to renowned South African trend analyst, Dion Chang...

By Dion Chang 16 Jan 2015

[Trends 2015] Your 2015: The consumer, content and collaboration
Your 2015: The consumer, content and collaboration

It's all about me, you and what we want. Now. No waiting around. This is the year the consumer and content will dominate and brands learn the meaning of true collaboration...

By Louise Marsland 16 Jan 2015

[Trends 2015] 15 global trends for 2015
15 global trends for 2015

From the Sharing Economy to Virtual Reality Marketing, a Tactile Internet and Thought Control, these are some of the trends which will influence business and brands for years to come...

By Curated by Louise Marsland 8 Jan 2015