The new year has begun, and PR prognostications are starting to take shape. New predictions for the industry from independent comms consultancy partnership Worldcom PR Group draw on contributions from teams in over 115 cities, and as a result, the issues identified are both global and local.

This comprehensive list forecasts how geopolitical uncertainty, the rise of Artificial Intelligence, increasing polarization of opinion and other hot topics will bring communications challenges to organizations.

Here is a sample of some of the items on Worldcom’s report. To see the complete collection, download the full report here.

2019 predictions and top 10 communications tips from Worldcom PR Group

2019 predictions and top 10 communications tips from Worldcom PR Group

2019 predictions and top 10 communications tips from Worldcom PR Group

Worldcom also released its Top 10 Communications Recommendations for 2019 as a companion list. This advice is designed to help organizations deliver outstanding communications results next year. It includes carrying out reviews on privacy practices, values and culture as well as recommendations for employee engagement, innovation and more.

Worldcom’s Top 10 Communications Recommendations for 2019:

2019 predictions and top 10 communications tips from Worldcom PR Group

“The seeds sown in 2018 will bring significant challenges and opportunities in 2019,” said Roger Hurni, chairman of Worldcom and managing partner at Off Madison Ave, in a news release. “We hope our predictions and recommendations will help organizations all over the world address the challenges they face more effectively so that they achieve their business goals with greater certainty.”

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