The reality of virtual reality

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Last week I was purging our house of junk and clutter when I stumbled upon the Samsung Gear virtual reality headset that came free with my Samsung Galaxy S7 phone more than two years ago. While I used the Gear only a tiny bit after receiving it, I thought my then 11-year-old son would really […]

The challenges facing product creation in insurance

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In today’s world, we have some clear indicators that power has shifted from companies to consumers, and consumers’ expectations are increasing exponentially due to their experiences with other services, primarily services driven by technology. This is a world of immediate information and gratification. Select industries are raising the bar for companies that operate in more traditional business […]

How technology answers the retail challenge

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For more than a decade retail has been a disrupted industry. Companies at times have struggled to react to rapidly changing technologies that upended long established consumer behaviours and processes. Retailers used to have almost total control of the selling process – how, where, when and what changed hands. More recently, the rise of the […]

Consumer survey: Smartphones are on the way out. What’s next?

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Nearly two-thirds of Americans (64%) currently own a smartphone, according to a Pew Research Center study released in April 2015. That’s nearly double the ownership rate of 35% just four years earlier. Globally, research firm eMarketer has predicted there will be more than 2.5 billion smartphone owners by 2018, up from 1.3 billion in 2013. […]