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Digital Fatigue Is Leading To A ‘Physical Revolution’

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Digital interactions permeate every aspect of our lives, from the professional world to the personal. At first this was great. Really great. You could lie in bed and answer work e-mails, talk to a friend who lives oceans away (or even next door), search for jobs, do your banking, buy shoes etc. etc. all from a …

Mobile App Trends For 2016

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As we get into the full swing of 2016, it’s interesting to see some of the key mobile trends that thought leaders are predicting for the year. Here are a few which caught our eyes: From PYMNTS.com: “MOBILE APPS KILL COUNTERTOP CHECKOUT Question: What’s the biggest friction consumers face paying for things in a store? …

The Trend Towards Branded Mobile Payment Programs

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As 2015 wraps up, we’re seeing increasing examples of some of our trend predictions materializing. More and more, major retailers are going down the path of creating their very own mobile payments platforms. Two of the biggest examples as of late include Wal Mart and Target. This doesn’t come as a surprise, as this approach …

Is E-commerce the Demise of Luxury Fashion Houses?

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High end fashion brands like Chanel and Louis Vuitton, rely heavily on face-to-face interactions with their customers to promote and maintain the exclusive nature of their products. However, like other retailers, they are now under pressure from e-commerce. In their pursuit of embracing the new digital age, it seems that technology is taking centre stage …

To Change the World, You Have to be Relentless

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Since the beginning of time, humans have been relentless in every imaginable pursuit. Our never-give-up attitude applies equally to fending off large animals and to creating new technologies that push the boundaries of our own knowledge … and yes, even to persuading the girl or guy who has turned you down a hundred times. As …

I’m a Millennial Who’s Sick of Distracting Technology

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It might sound weird that the “pitch man” for an innovative technology company looks forward to being disconnected from technology once he leaves work, especially on vacations. But it’s true.  It’s not a new thought – like others have opined, technology is a double-edged sword.  With the good, comes the bad.   When I played …

Your Phone Is A Sensor: Imagine a Seamless Daily Transit

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Our last post under “Your Phone Is A Sensor” discussed how mobile is improving the airport experience. This time, we imagine how our mobile phones can simplify the daily transit and remove these pain points commuters face: Long waits to purchase transit cards, tickets or tokens Dealing with broken or malfunctioning machines The need to …