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Hot Trends Impacting the European Software Industry in 2016: A Mega Trends Perspective

Hot Trends Impacting the European Software Industry in 2016: A Mega Trends Perspective

Frost & Sullivan has identified key trends for the European software industry based on its recent study “The Top 16 Predictions for 2016.” The dramatic shifts highlighted throughout the prediction categories all involve a key theme—change driven by Mega Trends. The study provides a trend analysis on each prediction in the market that is expected to drive innovation and investment in 2016. The eclectic mix of topics covered ranges from cognitive technologies such as augmented eLearning to the rise of a B2B sharing economy and the Blockchain. The remaining trends cover the financial technology revolution (fintech), data policies, smartphone revolution, consumer micro-income streams, job polarisation, and marketplaces.


  • Introduction: Trends to Watch
    • European Software Industry Trends to Watch for in 2016
  • European Software Industry Trends to Watch for in 2016
    • Job Polarisation
    • Consumer Micro-Income Streams
    • Data Policies
    • Marketplaces
    • B2B Sharing Economy
    • Fintech Revolution
    • Blockchain
    • Smartphone Evolution
    • Augmented eLearning
  • The Final Word
    • Key Takeaways

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