Trends Issue 080 - December 2009

The eBook Industry Takes Shape

The Trends editors have been following the evolution of e-books and electronic paper for more than a decade. However,...

The eBook Industry Takes Shape
published on: Dec 15, 2009

Web Morphing - the Next Frontier of eCommerce

For at least half a century, sales professionals have recognized that different customers have different cognitive...

Web Morphing - the Next Frontier of eCommerce
published on: Dec 15, 2009

America's Income Inequality Problem

Conventional wisdom says that when it comes to income inequality, it's been getting worse for a long time. According...

America
published on: Dec 15, 2009

Where Have All the People Gone?

Ever since World War II, there has been an exodus from America's cities. Over the past two decades, the move has...

Where Have All the People Gone?
published on: Dec 15, 2009

Could Food Shortages Bring Down Civilization?

By 2050, the world will have a population of more than 9 billion people. Essentially all of the net growth will occur...

Could Food Shortages Bring Down Civilization?
published on: Dec 15, 2009

Renewable Energy - the Next 20 Years

Astonishingly, new research developed at Stanford University claims that it will be possible to meet all of the...

Renewable Energy - the Next 20 Years
published on: Dec 15, 2009

Costly Churning of Talent Ahead for American...

As we highlighted in the November 2009 issue of Trends, there is a growing mismatch between employee skills and...

Costly Churning of Talent Ahead for American Business
published on: Dec 15, 2009