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Will convergence drive specialization?

I typically dislike predication posts, since many of them are a rehash of buzzwords without any meaningful insights or strategic extensions of what many of us have been reading on tech crunch for years. The 2012 Predictions I’ve read are pretty cookie cutter for the most part. If you haven’t read them, let me do an overview for you on 99% of them:

  • Cloud
  • Facebook Killer
  • The Year of Google+
  • iPhone 5
  • iPad 3
  • Smart Phones
  • Android
  • New Buzzy Thing
  • blah

Frog Design took a different and refreshing approach to the formulaic January content creation from many with their slides.

The presentation below is probably one of the most thought out set of trends in technology which may or may not happen in 2012, but directionally I think this presentation from Frog Designs is moving right way based on what I’m seeing in organizations.



Mobile Product Manager? No analyst budget? Here ya go!

Oh, your not? Well, this research from Morgan Stanley indicates it’s inevitable. Curious about what’s happening in mobile markets? What is the adoption in say Japan? How many people are GPS enabled? What is the average time an iPhone user leverages their device every day vs. non-iPhone users? These and about 400 other questions can be answered and help you in laying out a great baseline on why your apps just might need to go mobile and like soon.

Oh yeah, how do you feel about emerging markets?