by: on 17 December 2012

12ahead's goal is to keep you and your business ahead of the competition. To help with this, we've identified the top 12 emerging trends that are likely to become business critical to companies across the globe.On the left-hand navigation bar, you can click through on individual trends to read a description and access the very latest developments in these areas.

We haven't just plucked these from thin air. Instead they are informed by our global network of trainers and correspondents. We also want to hear from you.

12ahead's trends are dynamic, meaning they will change over time as technology develops. If you have spotted a trend you think we should cover, email us on