A recent article on Fast Company written by Olof Schybergson of design firm Fjord predicts five key changes in business and design which will shape digital services in 2013. They are:
1. Dawn of the “Personal Ecosystem”
Connected objects start to take their place–right by your side.
2. K.I.S.S. (Keep It Simple, Stupid)
How good old-fashioned K.I.S.S. principles are making a comeback.
3. Access Will Supplant Ownership
What does it mean to own something in the digital age?
4. I Belong to Me
How to survive if you find yourself on the personal data battlefield.
5. A Personal Shopper for Everybody
The coming revolution in retail
Read the full article, including in depth explanations for each prediction.