September 2010

Speaking of the Future…

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By Doug Stephens I had the pleasure  of being a guest on the Competitive Futures podcast series.  Competitive Futures, based in St. Louis was founded by Eric Garland, author of the book Future Inc. and highly respected authority on intelligence and futures analysis. Eric and I spent the better part of an hour talking about …

Augmented Reality: The Impending Battle for Digital Real Estate

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Imagine this…. You drive a moving van outfitted with retail fixtures, signs, a cash register and loads of jewellery up Fifth Avenue in Manhattan, park directly in front of Tiffany & Co. You swing open the doors and start selling to the throngs of people passing by.  You make a fortune and never pay a …

Who Needs Retail Anyway?

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By Doug Stephens If we’ve learned anything from the advent of online social networks, it’s that ordinary people can be quickly organized around a common idea, cause or event more effectively than ever before.  Whether it’s to monitor urban polling stations during elections, aid earthquake victims or simply flash-mob on a city street corner, our …

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