The top 16 predictions for 2016 summarize our global insights for the coming year. The dramatic shifts highlighted throughout the 16 prediction categories all involve a key theme—change driven by Mega Trends. Key trends span across the financial services sector, social forces, data and technology shifts, global economic policies, and business models. 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 range from the evolving role of millennials and women, to cognitive technologies such as virtual and augmented reality in eLearning, to the rise of a B2B economy, crowdfunding, and the Blockchain.