Gartner Research

Social and Economic Trends CIOs Must Master

Published: 20 August 2015

ID: G00289609

Analyst(s): Ken McGee


This research notes global societal and economic assumptions Gartner believes will exist by 2030, on which predictions and recommendations will be based to plan what comes after digital business. CIOs must cultivate these assumptions to credibly contribute to their companies' long-range planning.

Table Of Contents


  • Why Should CIOs Care About 2030?
  • Assumptions CIOs Need to Cultivate About the Year 2030
    • Society by 2030
    • Which Geographic Regions Will Experience the Greatest Population Growth by 2030?
    • Global Urbanization
    • Dependency Ratios
    • The Economy by 2030
    • A New Category of Economic Activity: Selling Knowledge
    • Global Energy by 2030

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