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Trends Book by CEO Mitchell Levy

2009's Top 10 Trends

Prior Year's Predictive Accuracy

2008's Top 10 Trends

2007's Top 10 Trends

2006's Top 10 Trends

2005's Top 10 Trends

2004's Top 10 Trends

2003's Top 10 Trends

2002's Top 10 Trends

2001's Top 10 Trends

2000's Top 10 Trends

1999's Top 10 Trends

1998's Top 10 Trends



1998's Top 10 Trends 

NOTE: Mitchell Levy has put more details about the predictions into a book called "Happy About Knowing What to Expect in 2006". Read more about the book, or buy it in pdf or paperback formats.

NOTE: The italics represent the accuracy of the predictions as of 12/31/98

#01 - Other forms of currency take focus [Time, Attention, Trust] (Wrong, not as much focus in '98 as expected)

#02 - Consumer acceptance of SSL security (Correct)

#03 - Login/password authentication will start going away (Wrong, not yet)

#04 - XML will start to replace HTML (Partially, most vendors have XML implementations, slower than expected)

#05 - Too many solutions, particularly point solutions, will be consolidation, but... (Correct)

#06 - Continued price transparency (Correct)

#07 - "True" eCommerce implementations will be driven from the top-down (Correct)

#08 - eCommerce implementations will focus on meeting business needs (Mostly, still a ways to go)

#09 - eCommerce implementations will be more than pretty pages (Correct)

#10 - The definition of eCommerce will expand (Mostly, still a ways to go)

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