I predict there’s going to be lots of prediction posts…
Seriously though, amongst the click bait guff there’s a few good ones. Here’s one from Rand for instance.
#8 is on the money in my opinion:
#8: 2017 will be the year Google admits publicly they use engagement data as an input to their ranking systems, not just for training/learning
The implications are clear: User Experience will be the path to better rankings.