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Macro to Micro Implications of Mega Trends

The research service sets the stage for visionary thinking by identifying and analyzing various Mega Trends that will impact and shape the global economy, society, and culture. For the purpose of this study, Mega Trends are categorized by urbanization, society, economy, technology, infrastructure, business, health and wellness, and top industries. This presentation also highlights examples of projects, companies, and technologies that will invade and change the business ecosystem worldwide during the next decade. The research service also provides an analysis of macro-to-micro implications of the Mega Trends on various industries in driving convergence of competition.

Connectivity and Convergence

New technologies will enable multiple innovative applications that change the way we live, communicate, and conduct business, creating a connected world in the future.
-By 2020, there will be billion Internet users and billion connected devices worldwide.
-The ecosystem of connected living, including connected homes, virtual work environments, and connected cities, will reach a market potential of $ billion by 2020. A new range of ICT-enabled services such as smart lighting, mobile working solutions, and smart governance will define and shape future lives.
-The global Big Data market is expected to generate a revenue of over $ billion by 2025, creating new market pockets such as social sentiment analysis, smart meter data analytics, open innovation, urban lead logistics, and micro-marketing.

Bricks and Clicks

Bricks and clicks will become the retailing norm of the future, with every retailer expected to have an online identity as well as a brick and mortar presence by 2025. Accordingly, virtual stores, virtual hypermarkets, interactive stores, and click and collect will see increased adoption by retailers.
-Nearly % of global business-to-customer (B2C) retail will happen online, with online retail sales expected to reach $ trillion by 2025, resulting in the emergence of virtual stores, virtual hypermarkets, interactive stores, and click and collect retailing models.
-More businesses and suppliers will move to online marketplaces from traditional electronic data interchange (EDI), creating an online business-to-business (B2B) retail market worth $ trillion by 2020, which is times the estimated market potential of B2C retail.

Table Of Contents

Top Global Mega Trends to 2025 and Implications to Business, Society, and Cultures (2014 Edition)
1. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY—DEFINITIONS AND KEY FINDINGS

Executive Summary—Definitions and Key Findings
Definition of Mega Trends And Top Mega Trends Tracked by Frost and Sullivan
Mega Trend Universe
Executive Summary—Key Findings of the Study
Executive Summary—Top 10 Transformational Shifts by 2020
Executive Summary: Transformational Shift 1—Connected Living
Executive Summary: Transformational Shift 2—Big Data Deluge
Executive Summary: Transformational Shift 3—Smart Cities
Executive Summary: Transformational Shift 4—Wearable Computing
Executive Summary: Transformational Shift 5—Sensorization of Things
Executive Summary: Transformational Shift 6—Sharing Economy
Executive Summary: Transformational Shift 7—Circular Economy
Executive Summary: Transformational Shift 8—3D Printing
Executive Summary: Transformational Shift 9—Resource Nexus
Executive Summary: Transformational Shift 10—Rise of the Robots
Executive Summary—The 10 Key Industries of the Future
Executive Summary—Mega Trends Roadmap
Executive Summary—The Mega Trend Matrix
Executive Summary—Associated Multimedia

2. RESEARCH SCOPE, OBJECTIVES, BACKGROUND, AND METHODOLOGY

Research Scope, Objectives, Background, and Methodology
Research Scope
Research Aims and Objectives
Research Background
From Macro to Micro Trends

3. DEFINITIONS USED IN TH

Definitions Used in th
Definitions

4. MEGA TREND 1: CONNECTIVITY AND CONVERGENCE

Mega Trend 1: Connectivity and Convergence
Mega Trend 1: Connectivity and Convergence—Key Sub-trends
Overview and Introduction: Connectivity and Convergence
Connected Living
Connected Living—Value Chain of Smart Solutions
Connected Living Market Size
Connected Living—Breakdown by Segments
Connected Living—Vision of a Connected City
Connected Living—M2M Value Chain Expands to Offer Connected Services
Connected Living—Innovative Mobile Connected Working Examples
Big Data Analytics
Big Data Analytics: Case Study
Sensory Tracking
Future of Consumer Devices
Space Jam
eGovernance and mGovernance
Gamification
Virtual Currency
Macro-to-Micro: The Connectivity Implications Matrix 2020
Macro-to-Micro: Connectivity Pushing Convergence
Case Study: Convergence of Competition—Example of Smart Energy Industry
Macro-to-micro Implications of Connectivity and Convergence on Future Industries, People, and Businesses

5. MEGA TREND 2: BRICKS AND CLICKS

Mega Trend 2: Bricks and Clicks
Mega Trend 2: Bricks and Clicks—Key Sub-trends
Overview and Introduction: Bricks and Clicks
Global Retail Sales: Online versus Offline
Global Online Retail Sales
Global Retail Sales: Online versus Offline—Global B2B Online Retail Market
Mega Trends Impacting the Retail Industry
Bricks and Clicks Model
Virtual Stores—New Generation of Grocery Shopping
Online Hypermarkets—Selling Everything Online
Interactive Store Marketing—Digitizing In-store Marketing
New Retailing Business Models—The Bricks and Clicks Matrix
Macro to Micro
Macro to Micro: From Big Box to Small Box
Macro to Micro: Retail Becomes Self Service with Connectivity
Macro-to-micro Implications of Bricks and Clicks Models on Future Industries, People, and Businesses

6. MEGA TREND 3: SMART IS THE NEW GREEN

Mega Trend 3: Smart Is the New Green
Mega Trend 3: Smart Is the New Green—Key Sub-trends
Overview and Introduction: Definition of Smart Cities
Global Smart City Market
Smart City Market—Detailed Breakdown
Global Smart Cities in 2025
Sustainable/Eco Cities in 2025
Smart City Roles
Smart City Roles—Examples of a Smart City Typical Suite of Solutions*
Smart City Roles—Smart City Ecosystem
Smart City Roles—Smart City Wishlist of Products/Services
Smart City Roles—Smart City Business Models
Smart City Stakeholder Dynamics
Future Outlook for Smart Cities
Macro-to-micro Implications of Smart Is the New Green on Future Industries, People, and Businesses

7. MEGA TREND 4: FUTURE OF ENERGY

Mega Trend 4: Future of Energy
Mega Trend 4: Future of Energy—Key Sub-trends
Overview and Introduction: Future of Energy—Key Trends
Smart Grid—The Future Energy Internet
Energy Harvesting Market
Energy Harvesting: Case Study—Pavegen's Energy Harvesting Tiles
Solar PV Energy Outlook
Solar PV Installed Capacity Forecast
Shale Gas Outlook
Outlook for Gas-fired Generation—Gas Capacity Forecast
Energy Management Systems—Energy Efficiency and Smart Buildings
Macro-to-micro Implications of Future of Energy on Future Industries, People, and Businesses

8. MEGA TREND 5: FUTURE OF MOBILITY

Mega Trend 5: Future of Mobility
Mega Trend 5: Future of Mobility—Key Sub-trends
Overview and Introduction—Automotive Sales Trends
Rise of eMobility
Connected Cars
Telematics-based Insurance
Micro-mobility Market
Integrated Mobility
Mobility Leading to Convergence of Competition
Global Car Sharing
Corporate Car Sharing—A New Business Mobility Model Taking Off
New Business Models
New Business Models—
Macro-to-micro Implications of Future of Mobility on Future Industries, People, and Businesses

9. MEGA TREND 6: INFRASTRUCTURE DEVELOPMENT

Mega Trend 6: Infrastructure Development
Mega Trend 6: Future of Infrastructure—Key Sub-trends
Overview and Introduction—Global Infrastructure Investments
Transport Infrastructure
High-speed Rail to Connect Continents in the Future
Investment Plans in the Rail Market
Power Infrastructure
Water Infrastructure
Macro-to-micro Implications of Infrastructure and Development on Future Industries, People, and Businesses

10. MEGA TREND 7: ECONOMIC AND GLOBAL RESOURCE TRENDS

Mega Trend 7: Economic and Global Resource Trends
Mega Trend 7: Economic Mega Trends—Key Sub-trends
Overview and Introduction: Key Segments of Economic Trends
Future of BRICS
Future of BRICS: Economic Takeovers Slowed
The Next Game Changers in 2025 (Beyond BRICS)
Future of Resources—Redrawing the Resource Map
Defining a Key Resource and Understanding the Resource Nexus
Food—Signs of Shortage
Food—Technologies/New Discoveries
Energy—Signs of Shortage
Energy—Technology/New Discoveries
Water—Signs of Shortage
Water Desalination as a Future Water Source
Developing Water Business Model
New Avenues for Resources: Deep Sea Mining
New Avenues for Resources: Circular Economy
Circular Economy Business Models
Case Study: Caterpillar Remanufacturing Model
Macro-to-micro Implications of Economic Trends on Future Industries, People, and Businesses

11. MEGA TREND 8: URBANIZATION

Mega Trend 8: Urbanization
Mega Trend 8: Urbanization—Key Sub-trends
Overview and Introduction—4 Main Trends in Urbanization
Global Urban Population—Top 10 Countries
Global Mega Cities
Top Mega Regions Worldwide in 2025
Mega Corridors in 2025
Global Mega Slums in 2025
Macro-to-micro Implications of Urbanization on Future Industries, People, and Businesses

12. MEGA TREND 9: SOCIAL TRENDS

Mega Trend 9: Social Trends
Mega Trend 9: Social Trends—Key Sub-trends
Overview and Introduction—Key Social Trends
Gen Y Phenomenon
She-conomy
Aging Population
Aging Population—Future Aged Societies of 2025
The Middle Bulge
Case Study: Gucci and Middle Class in China
Working Age Demographic Dividend
Geosocialization
Heterogeneous Society
Macro-to-micro Implications of Social Trends on Future Industries, People, and Businesses

13. MEGA TREND 10: HEALTH, WELLNESS, AND WELLBEING

Mega Trend 10: Health, Wellness, and Wellbeing
Mega Trend 10: Health, Wellness, and Wellbeing—Key Sub-trends
Overview and Introduction—Health, Wellness, and Wellbeing
Wellness First
Shift to Wellness Impacting the Entire Spectrum of Care
Future Patient-centric Healthcare System
Patient as the Center of Focus
Smart Technology and the Future of Healthcare
Future of Healthcare Delivery—Territorial and Bricks and Clicks
Global Healthcare Investment
Robotic Healthcare
Macro-to-micro Implications of Health, Wellness, and Wellbeing on Future Industries, People, and Businesses

14. MEGA TREND 11: INNOVATING TO ZERO

Mega Trend 11: Innovating to Zero
Mega Trend 11: Innovating to Zero—Key Sub-trends
Examples of Innovating to Zero
Case Study: Atos's Vision for a Zero-email Company
Macro-to-micro Implications of Innovating to Zero on Future Industries, People, and Businesses

15. MEGA TREND 12: NEW BUSINESS MODELS

Mega Trend 12: New Business Models
Mega Trend 12: New Business Models—Key Sub-trends
Overview and Introduction—Examples of New Business Models
Personalization and Customization
Value for Many Business Models
Case Study: Godrej Low-cost Refrigerator
Case Study: Aravind Eye Care Hospital
Sharing Economy
Case Study—Airbnb
Co-creation
Macro-to-micro Implications of New Business Models on Future Industries, People, and Businesses

16. TOP INDUSTRIES OF THE FUTURE

Top Industries of the Future

17. TOP 10 MATURE INDUSTRIES OF THE FUTURE

Top 10 Mature Industries of the Future
Global Energy and Power Industry
Global ICT Industry
Global Oil and Gas Industry
Global Pharma and Healthcare Industry
Global Metals and Mining Industry
Global Aerospace and Defense Industry
Global Electronics Industry
Global Automotive Industry
Global Chemicals, Materials, and Food Industry
Global Engineering and Construction Industry

18. TOP 10 DEVELOPING INDUSTRIES OF THE FUTURE

Top 10 Developing Industries of the Future
Top Emerging Industries—Key Takeaways
Big Data Analytics
Online Retail
3D Printing to Transform the Traditional Manufacturing Arena and Create New Business Models
3D Printing Transforming to 4D with Shape-shifting Objects
Cyber Security
Urban Logistics
Personal Robots
Cloud Computing
Waste Management
19. CONCLUSION—RECOMMENDATIONS AND STRATEGIES

Conclusion—Recommendations and Strategies
What Will the Future Look Like?
Key Strategic Challenges
Mega Trends Roadmap
Mega Trends Roadmap (continued)
Mega Trends Roadmap (continued)
Mega Trends Roadmap (continued)
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20. APPENDIX

Appendix
Table of Acronyms Used
Table of Acronyms Used (continued)
Table of Acronyms Used (continued)
Table of Acronyms Used (continued)
Connectivity
Connected Living
Network Connectivity
Water Infrastructure Plans in South Africa
Power Infrastructure
Outlook for Nuclear Power Generation
Nuclear Capacity Forecast and Installed Capacity by Technology
Wind Power Capacity Forecast
21. THE FROST and SULLIVAN STORY

The Frost and Sullivan Story
The Frost and Sullivan Story
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