Danielle Beurteaux

Want To Sample The Future?

30-Mar-2016 | Danielle Beurteaux

Electronics company Sony recently announced that it would soon open what the company is calling “Future Lab.” It’s a brick-and-mortar space that’s not a store, but somewhere consumers can try

Wearables Beyond The Wrist Band

29-Mar-2016 | Danielle Beurteaux

How will we wear our technology? Right now Boston’s Museum of Fine Arts has a show called “#techstyle” (you know it’s futuristic because of the hashtag). It’s an exhibit that examines how

Forget Consumer IoT—Industrial IoT Will Be The Revolution

23-Mar-2016 | Danielle Beurteaux

Recent big news in the IoT-sphere isn’t about intelligent toasters or sentient vacuum cleaners. It’s about the Industrial Internet of Things, which is about to blow us out of the water. Tom  Sieb

9 Things To Increase Your Digital IQ

22-Mar-2016 | Danielle Beurteaux

Keeping track of all the news in the digital economy is a tough task. So we’ve put together some of the latest and most interesting news bits that you may have missed. 1. Drones and airplanes = N

What’s Wrong With Your Team Building—And How to Fix It

10-Mar-2016 | Danielle Beurteaux

Utter the phrase “team building” and watch your employees run for cover. There’s the association with mandatory team-building exercises that many a worker associates with forced enthusiasm and a

Are Sales Associates An Endangered Species?

9-Mar-2016 | Danielle Beurteaux

This could be the next step in retail, the inevitable progression from vending machines to full brick and mortar stores without a sales associate in sight. An entrepreneur in a small town in Sweden ha

5 Academic Centers For The Digital Economy

2-Mar-2016 | Danielle Beurteaux

Do we have enough digital leaders for the next stage of the digital economy? Schools around the world are responding to demand for programs that address how the digital economy is changing the worl

6 Visionary Devices for the Digital Economy

2-Mar-2016 | Danielle Beurteaux

Inside View For both patients and medical professionals, digital technology is improving the clinical experience with devices that allow deeper insights into health conditions, making diagnosis and t

This Is Where The Next Great Ideas Are Coming From

1-Mar-2016 | Danielle Beurteaux

This quarter’s The Digitalist features the neighborhood of Kilimani in Nairobi, where the hot tech of Kenya is centered. Kenya’s iHub tech incubator has helped 150 startups get launched and funded

Which Country Uses Smartphones The Most?

25-Feb-2016 | Danielle Beurteaux

Maybe not the one you’d expect. The Pew Research Center just released its annual report on global smartphone use and trends. As expected, developed economies have a larger portion of their popula