Stories by Michael Friedenberg

Top 10 tech industry megatrends of 2015

"Futurology has always bounced around between common sense, nonsense and a healthy dose of wishful thinking." That's how a 2012 Scientific American article summed up the history of prediction. Our compelling annual urge to predict the future traces back to the ancient Greeks and their Delphic Oracle--so who am I to argue with such venerable tradition? Here's my top 10 countdown for the shape of our industry in 2015:

The Generation Y challenge

This is a true story: A friend called me the other day and shared that he had just conducted a slew of interviews to fill an open position. A number of highly qualified candidates came forward and he moved quickly on an offer that eventually was accepted.