Trend strategist, Dion Chang, is the founder of research trend specialists, Flux Trends. He is an innovator, creative thinker and walking ideas bank. He takes the unique view of "trends as business strategy". Flux Trends - specialises in understanding the consumer mindset and identifying unexpected business opportunities within shifting trends. For more trends as business strategy visit:
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#BizTrends2020: The politics of rage; the quest for middle ground

By the end of 2019, the rising anger around the globe was palpable, as were the divisions that fuelled the rage...

By Dion Chang 6 Jan 2020

#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

[Trends 2015] 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

[2010 trends] 10 trends for a world in flux

[Flux Trends] In a world in flux, what is the impact of the global peak experience of last year? Here are 10 trends for 2010 from the 2010 Flux Trend Review.

By Dion Chang 13 Jan 2010

[2009 trends] Nine trends for a world in flux

Just in case you've not heard it enough already, 2009 will be all about collaboration, social networks and the rise of the individual, not to mention location-based services, sustainability, changing value systems and spirituality.

By Dion Chang 16 Jan 2009

The future is largely free...

From free stuff to permission based marketing, people power, techno stress, the redundancy of human contact and the need for reflective thought… It's all there in trend watcher, Dion Chang's eight trends for 2008.

By Dion Chang 8 Jan 2008

Surviving the 21st century

We imagined life in the 21st century to be so different to what it really is. Technology was meant to be assisting us, making life easier and more efficient, but technology has proved to be a double-edged sword. We communicate faster, which then forces us to make quicker decisions and therefore live, perpetually, in the fast lane.

By Dion Chang 22 Aug 2007

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