13 Dec 2011 | 11:09 am | 2 min. read
Pinsent Masons, an international law firm which specialises in technology today announced the top five trends it believes will affect UK and global tech businesses in 2012.
“Against a backdrop of challenging market conditions technology businesses need to prepare themselves for an even more competitive year in 2012,” said Andrew Hornigold, head of technology sector, Pinsent Masons. “From our experience and understanding we predict that five key trends around intellectual property, convergence, skills, protecting personal data and incentivising the workforce should be at the forefront of every technology company’s thinking if they are to thrive in the New Year.”
The five trends highlighted by Pinsent Masons, a firm which works with leading technology businesses across the world and helps them prepare for the future through strategic business advice, are:
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