The business will always demand and reward foresight; the uncertainty of the future provides moments of opportunity for those few people clear-eyed and prepared to seize them. With that humbling primer laid, here are my trend lines in tech for 2013.
A little less talk, a little more action, and a bit of edutainment, and I think I see how the world's children will come to realize their true potential and build the skill-sets they will someday need.
The dynamic, fast-changing nature of technology and a lack of training resources are the biggest factors contributing to the skills gap in IT. With workers in key industries like energy and advanced manufacturing approaching retirement age, the issue is starting to reach critical mass.