Maybe instead of watch I should say learn?
One of the most frequent questions I get from tech pros is something like:
So what is the next big thing?
What are companies looking for?
What should I get a certification in?
I can give a good answer on what Minnesota companies are looking for right now and maybe this next year but I am not sure I can see any further.
Mostly because my sight is on today to six months from now.
I did come across this article from InfoWorld and they list (with some reasoning) 7 languages that the enterprise is starting to use more of.
Click 7 programming languages on the rise for the full article (yes they do list 8 but call the article 7):