2015 was the year that experience design, especially UX, truly snowballed into something monumental.

The best and brightest caught on long ago, the foundations of UX were being laid out a decade before the term was even coined, but now its value is better defined and everyone wants a piece of the action.

With the industry growing, skills are changing, approaches gain greater variation and innovation flourishes.

Here are some predictions on the changes we'll see across the rest of this year