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Solving the Traffic Jam Problem – Getting Cities Moving Again

I got pretty excited when I read the press release about Volkswagen getting together with D-Wave, using quantum computing to demonstrate real time traffic optimised routing at the Web Summit conference in Lisbon which starts tomorrow. I wish I was … Continue reading

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Spark Sport, Sky and the Future of TV

I said I wouldn’t pay for it and I didn’t. However, as I have just had spine fusion surgery and limited mobility, my daughter’s partner paid the $89 as a get-well gift. So I’m not about to look a gift … Continue reading

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Amazon is Coming to Australia and Retailers are Worried

They should be worried. As I discussed in my blog last week called The Blockbuster Effect, and countless previous blogs, you can’t expect, even at the bottom of the planet, to have the luxury of continuing doing business the same … Continue reading

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The Blockbuster Effect

I was listening to the Zig Ziglar Show on the way home tonight Episode 481 with Mark Sanborn and had to pause when I heard the following statement which resonated so much with previous blogs I have written on the … Continue reading

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Retail Isn’t Dead, It Just Needs to Keep Reinventing Itself

I read an interesting story this morning from the Business Insider, saying that Amazon is opening up over 100 Pop Up Stores around the US. The irony is inescapable that Jeff Bezos’ business that supposedly was the demise of many … Continue reading

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China’s tech entrepreneurs have stopped copying and started innovating (Wired UK)

China’s startups used to follow the lead of Apple and Facebook but Meituan, XinCheJian and YY are forging their own paths Sourced through Scoop.it from: http://www.wired.co.uk Apparently Seoul is the most ‘drunk’ city in the world. So Chinese entrepreneurs has … Continue reading

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How hotels can personalize the customer experience to compete with Airbnb

My aim with these articles is to cover some of the most important needs in hospitality and explore how brands can use digital touch points to deliver. Sourced through Scoop.it from: econsultancy.com This is good advice and can apply to … Continue reading

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Location intelligence: it’s time to tap into the untold revenue we all generate as we move | Information Age

74% of consumers with smartphones now use location-based services: but some businesses are still not maximising the opportunites it presents. Sourced through Scoop.it from: http://www.information-age.com The irony is that we said this many years ago. I had a quick look … Continue reading

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Coca-Cola has taken a step closer to using beacons to turn location-based marketing on its head

It represents a major step toward Coke figuring out a role for beacons in its marketing mix, which is still shackled somewhat by its… Sourced through Scoop.it from: http://www.thedrum.com There’s no question that a combination of location based marketing with … Continue reading

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GPS Monitoring Devices for Pizza Delivery – Why didn’t we think of it sooner? Actually we did.

In the next year or two we are going to see a plethora of mobile location based apps and people are going to ask, why didn’t we think of that before. I have to say, we did. The right people were just too busy with BAU and weren’t ready for it. Welcome to the world of the futurist. Continue reading

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