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Coworking Forecast - 26,000 Spaces and 3.8 Million Members by 2020

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million in 2020.  The number of spaces are forecast to grow 18% in 2020, down from a 41% growth rate in 2016. Coworking is booming.

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Crossborder Ecommerce GMV Expected to Grow at 25 Percent Through 2020, per DHL

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Among the key findings of the report, cross-border ecommerce gross merchandise volume is expected to grow at the rate of 25 percent through 2020.

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UK: Austerity might last until 2020

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Business News 2020 austerity UK Economy

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The Aging U.S. Workforce: Baby Boomers in 2020

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In 2020 the youngest baby boomers will be 55, the oldest 74.   As the chart below shows, by 2020  one quarter  of the U.S.

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Intuit 2020 Report: The Future of Financial Services

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Intuit 2020: The Future of Financial Services builds on the data, trends and forecasts in the Intuit 2020 report , which identifies 20 emerging trends and shifts that will shape business and society over the next decade. Intuit recently released a new report on The Future of Financial Services.  finance trends

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Small Businesses Want Tech Help From Accountants

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  Finance Intuit 2020Emergent Research (that's us) assisted the Sleeter Group with this research.

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The Intuit 2020 Report - 20 Trends for the Next Decade

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  This report is the first in a series of Intuit 2020 research and forecast reports.  Your comment has not yet been posted.

My Health Care Risk Shift Mistake

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  We cover the Risk Shift and what it means for financial institutions in a article on Banking.com , and it's one of the 20 key trends in the Intuit 2020 Report.    government policy Intuit 2020 Trends Report trendsI recently personally experienced one of the trends we follow - The Risk Shift.   The

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Smartwatches Forecast to Drive Wearable Computing Market

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BI Intelligence has released their wearable computing forecast to 2020 and they are very bullish on smartwatches.   Web/Tech

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Contingent Labor Comprises 38% of Corporate Workforces

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  Ardent is also suggesting it could be as high as 50% by 2020. This is up from nearly 35 percent in 2015 and just 29 percent in 2011.

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Gartner's Top Trends for 2017

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These include: By 2020, 100 million consumers will shop in augmented reality. It's that time of year again. trends Web/Tech

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Are You Ready to Be a Predator?

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This group risks extinction by 2020. Four years. That’s how long your company has before it’s gobbled up. Their biggest challenge?

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Tips for Hiring Freelancers for your Small Business

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By 2020, forecasters predict there’ll be more freelancers in the United States than full-time employees. million a decade ago.

3 Top Tips to Help Contractors and Freelancers Succeed

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By 2020 it’s expected that one in two UK and US citizens will be working on a freelance basis. Here are three top tips to ensure you succeed: 1.

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Intuit Future of Small Business Report

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Last week Intuit released the Slideshare presentation  The Future of Small Business. This is a growth rate of 3.3%

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The Decline of Employee Training & The Rise of Side Gigs

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For more on this trend see the  Intuit 2020 report  or the excellent book  The Great Risk Shift.

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How Trumpcare Will Impact Self-Employment

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This kicks in after 2020 and will be vary by state, so it's too early to understand the extent to which it will impact self-employment.

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Flexibility is Why Companies Hire Contingent Workers

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private workforce will be contingent by 2020. But I most liked the chart below, which shows the reasons companies use contingent talent.

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Gig Economy Consensus: It's Big and Growing

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They say by 2020 at least 31 million Americans will be gig workers.  Based on a review of a variety of recent studies, a consensus has formed that the gig economy is large and growing. The Federal Reserve Board's  Exploring Online and Offline Informal Work  found that more than a third - 36 percent- of the U.S.

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The Future of Business Travel and the Millennial Traveller

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He covered a lot of interesting points and I thought it would be useful to share his video with you today. Loving gadgets. Increasing their expenses.

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Health Grows to 17.6% of U.S. Economy

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  In the Intuit 2020 Report we forecast that U.S. GDP by 2020.    Health care could reach 21-22% of GDP by 2020.  If like us you're worried about health care spending, there's some good news and some bad news.    The good news is U.S. of 2009 U.S. of GDP in 2008.

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China's Rising Cities

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  By 2020 there will be more than 20 global megacities, each teeming with more than 10 million residents.  million). 

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Start-up funding: Private and public funding opportunities for your start-up business

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EU Horizon 2020 SME Scheme: R&D Grants. There are some very generous tax breaks and reliefs that encourage investors to back your business.

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Fascinating Findings from the 2010 Census

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  It's likely that over half of all children under 18 will be ethnic minorities before the next Census in 2020.   8 additional states will likely join this club by 2020.  I know "fascinating" and "demographic data" aren't words that often appear together.  diversity. 

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Merging Machines and Analytics with the Internet of Things

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in 2020. GE, the large industrial conglomerate, is re-positioning itself as a digital company. They're not the only ones thinking this way.

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Rules About Treatment of Numbers

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Recast a sentence that begins with a numeral: For example, revise “2020 is the next leap year” to “The next leap year is 2020.” General

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Part-Time Women Out Earn Part-Time Men

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Back in 2010 we forecast that women would reach earnings parity with men around 2020. Demographics trends women

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Low Wage Workers Not Who You Think They Are

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  Their infographic (below) shows that surprisingly relatively few (11%) are teens and most (57%) work full-time.   Economic Uncertainty

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Global Middle Class Booming; Poverty Declining

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  Last year in the Intuit 2020 report we forecast that 1 billion middle class consumers would join the global economy by 2020.    Key quote: "By 2030, the global middle class is widely projected to at least double in size to as many as 5 billion – a surge unseen since the Industrial Revolution.   trends

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The Return of Guilds

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  We first got interested in guilds way back in 2007 when we were doing research for the Intuit 2020 New Artisan Economy report. The New Yorker's The New Guilded Age  provides an excellent historical overview of guilds and their potential return. This is roughly the equivalent of employing 2.4 We expect to see more of them.

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Forecasts: 2017 the Year Corporations Embrace the Gig Economy

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Some reports estimate that by 2020 as much as 40 percent of the American workforce will be contingent workers, or independent contractors.

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The Rise of Smart Objects

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Cisco is forecasting that by 2020 there will be 50 billion "things" attached to the Internet. The bottle flashes to the beat of music.

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Bain's Trillion Dollar Growth Trends

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  For those interested in trends, you can also download the Intuit 2020 Report.    The Great Eight are: 1. 

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Education Driving the She-conomy

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It's a She-conomy is one of my favorite  Intuit 2020 Report trends.  Tags: Intuit 2020 Trends Report trends women   Intuit's Michael Runzler came up with this clever term to describe the growing role women are playing in the global economy.  education.  Over   In 1950 it was 29%. 

HealthyWage - Lose Weight, Make Money

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  Intuit 2020 Trends Report trendsHealthyWage is fascinating company that provides financial incentives to people to lose weight.    HealthyWage designs and organizes weight loss challenges and contests in which participants can win money for losing weight. They just announced a new program called the 10% Challenge. 

Survey: 1 in 3 Americans are Freelancers

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  Back in 2010 in partnership with Intuit we released a forecast saying by 2020 40% of the U.S. The Freelancers Union and Elance - oDesk released a study showing that 34% of the American workforce freelances in some form. The study breaks these folks into 5 segments: "Independent Contractors" (40%, or 21.1

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Adapting To Versus Adopting Cloud Computing

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small businesses will be fully adapted to cloud computing by 2020, more than doubling the current 37 percent rate.

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In Demand Job Skills

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The report covers a lot of ground, including detailed job forecasts by state. Online education and other forms of learning will also work for many.

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The U.S. Energy Boom is a Game Changer

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will be the world's largest energy producer by 2020. One of the biggest shifts going on right now is the U.S. oil and gas boom.

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7 Surprising Benefits of Coworking Spaces

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By 2020, four out of every 10 professionals in the U.S. A co-working space can change a business in profound and positive ways.

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