The events we've looked at so far probably took most of us by surprise. General trends in the language services industry are much less surprising if you have been in the game for a while. We can say that some of these trends have been intensified over the past two years or so, but for the most part they were all pre-existing. In general, we can say that:
Content creation continues to grow exponentially,
Spending on language services will continue to increase,
More languages are being added to the demand in order to reach more people.