Seven future Trends you need to be aware of - @CaraWaters | Mapmakers |

Thomas Frey is a futurist. It’s his job to predict the future by identifying emerging global trends. And spotting new trends is an important way of ensuring your business is well positioned for the future.


Frey spoke to SmartCompany ahead of his upcoming visit to Australia for the Ci2012 conference. Here are his seven predictions for the future:


1. Project-based working;

2. Business colonies;

3. The rise of software programming;

4. Three-dimensional printing;

5. Driverless cars;

6. Retail experiences;

7. Teacherless education.