15 Trends That Are Shaping The Future


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Trends that start out small can wind up transforming the way we live. For example, just a few years ago, social media seemed like a fad for teenagers. Today we use it to communicate, figure out where to eat - even break up with people.

How do we decide what to buy? Is wearable technology here to stay? Do you check your phone as often as the average person does?

Companies need to pay attention to the changing ways consumers act and think, because if they don't adapt, they'll be left behind.

We've picked 15 of SAP's "99 Facts On The Future Of Business" to give you a taste of where we are and where we're headed. Click through to find out which trends are shaping our lives, and read more about SAP's Conversations on the Future of Business.