5 Digital Trends to watch in 2019

B48e4b9d23644ab76ee85027bc461721?s=47 Emma Joy Obanye
February 22, 2019
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5 Digital Trends to watch in 2019

This presentation was for the Launch It Conference at City Hall for young people aged 16-24. The purpose was to make them aware of digital trends, the importance of them and how they may be leveraged as they start to shape their own careers.

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Emma Joy Obanye

February 22, 2019
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  1. 5 DIGITAL TRENDS TO WATCH IN 2019 E M M

    A J O Y O B A N Y E
  2. EMMA JOY OBANYE 15 years working in digital/tech Sold startup

    Buddybounce in 2016 Head of Delivery: OneTech Co-Founder: Mindful Team Advisory group member: Next Generation
  3. WHY SHOULD I CARE ABOUT TRENDS? Trends are useful in

    helping us understand the long term direction of things. Can be a signal to help shape your career and/ or leverage opportunities.
  4. DIGITAL TREND 01 U B I Q U I T

    O U S A I It's everywhere and isn't going away
  5. UBIQUITOUS AI D I G I T A L T

    R E N D 0 1 Infrastructure: AI as a service (AIaaS) is lowering the cost of entry. Consumer applications now mainstream e.g. Chatbots and virtual assistants. Increasingly difficult to distinguish between humans and machines.
  6. DIGITAL TREND 02 A F O C U S O

    N C R E A T I V I T Y Creativity jumped from #10 in 2015 to #3 in 2018 in the list of top skills
  7. A FOCUS ON CREATIVITY D I G I T A

    L T R E N D 0 2 Creativity an important differentiator for humans with AI taking over low skill tasks. Diversity is high on the agenda as it fosters creativity and growth. Your individuality, your difference, your individual journey will set you apart.
  8. DIGITAL TREND 03 L O W T E C H

    Low-tech-tech and no code startups are on the rise
  9. LOW TECH D I G I T A L T

    R E N D 0 3 Startups, communities and projects created without a heavy tech investment. Applications like sheet to site allow users to validate ideas quickly. These trends are powering movements e.g digital nomad and No VC funding.
  10. DIGITAL TREND 04 A U T H E N T

    I C C O N T E N T The year of the 'authentic' story
  11. AUTHENTIC CONTENT D I G I T A L T

    R E N D 0 4 Zuckerberg predicted that the 'Authentic' Story format will surpass news feed usage in 2019. Brands making Influencers extended members of their teams. Brands are getting off the fence and standing for something as they look to become more authentic.
  12. DIGITAL TREND 05 D I G I T A L

    - L I F E B A L A N C E A need for digital wellness
  13. DIGITAL-LIFE BALANCE D I G I T A L T

    R E N D 0 5 Being a cyborg has it's drawbacks. The average 15-24 year old spends 4 hours on their phone each day. With more access to data a movement towards a digital life balance is in full swing.
  14. I N S U M M A R Y AI

    is everywhere and will only become more mainstream. 01 Celebrate and cultivate your creativity. It's what will set you apart. 02 Leverage low tech tech to validate your ideas. 03 Stay authentic through Stories. 04 And do all this whilst staying balanced! 05
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  16. THANK YOU! Q&A @EOBANYE