Trends Issue 105 - January 2012

Bypassing Wall Street

Bankers, rating agencies, and venture capitalists exist to provide funding to businesses and individuals. In the...

Bypassing Wall Street
published on: Jan 6, 2012

Off-Shoring Comes Full Circle

Outsourcing and off-shoring were major growth trends of the past two decades. Technology and globalization made the...

Off-Shoring Comes Full Circle
published on: Jan 6, 2012

China Struggles to Control Its Collapsing Bubbles

As the Trends editors have long argued, China's apparent success has been propped up by unsustainable...

China Struggles to Control Its Collapsing Bubbles
published on: Jan 6, 2012

50 Billion Internet Devices by 2020

The World Wide Web has transformed our lives in amazing ways. For consumers, however, most of that impact involves...

50 Billion Internet Devices by 2020
published on: Jan 6, 2012

Fast, Low-Cost Human Genomes Will Transform...

Nowhere has the impact of digitization been more profound than in the field of genomics. In roughly a dozen years,...

Fast, Low-Cost Human Genomes Will Transform Our Lives
published on: Jan 6, 2012

Digitization Enables the Deep Transformation...

As explained in prior issues, the United States now stands at the beginning of the Deployment phase of the fifth...

Digitization Enables the Deep Transformation of Our Society
published on: Jan 6, 2012