Econsultancy.com discussed how our economy, technology industry and marketing will take part in 2012, here’s our summary:
Continued Economy Tech Growth. The Technology industry will continue to grow strongly despite of the uncertainties of global economy and some speculations about the complete fall down of the European market.
New Consumer Internet Trends. Significant 2012 trends include continued increasing connectivity (via mobile phones), more social media influence on news reporting and more easy to use cloud services.
Patent Wars. More and more companies are spending time and effort in strategic patent wars to only become more prominent to consumers.
The Enterprise Cloud. Larry Ellison of Oracle has been pushing his company into the enterprise cloud and SAP are shelling out billions for cloud HR solutions provider, SuccessFactors. Cloud technology will surely grow more in 2012 and targeting enterprise, not just startups.
Online taxes. A much talked-about discussion has been trending over Internet websites that companies are pushing for a nationwide online sales tax law, including Amazon and other retail market websites especially in United States, wherein it is the world’s largest online retail market. This could radically change the rules for online retailers.
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