Every year, Mary Meeker delivers her masterpieces – the latest one is here.
Here are some key moments and my comments:
So true – we are going beyond software as means-to-an-end; now great software has to be an experience and egg-on business transformation🙂
To be sure, this trend seems to be very pronounced in the US and in China, but it's pretty much a global trend. I'm not sure that it's truly sustainable in terms of our brains and rather linear (not exponential) design, tho? Digital obesity, outsourcing of human attributes and overload can be observed everywhere, no doubt. I wonder where this is going – watch my new video ‘technology versus humanity' to wonder along with me:)
Also a very interesting slide: mobile connectivity is true HellVen – and it's power is exponentially increasing.
Another serious nugget: non-routine cognitive jobs are (were) exploding – I think that machine intelligence, cognitive computing and AI will put a serious damper on this trend, starting this year. Imho, we are going towards an economy of right-brain ‘workers' within the next decade.
And a few others: