Kantar Futures Blog

Category: technology

consumers, digital, technology

Consumer tech hits a turning point

The Futures Company’s CEO Mark Inskip has a piece on VentureBeat arguing that consumer tech has reached a tipping point – but tech companies are still doing the same old things.… Read More »

digital, technology

The price of the Internet of Things

Our collegues Jeff Yang and Andrew Hawn have been at CES – the world’s whizziest and largest of the annual computer shows. Jeff had some reflections on the Internet of… Read More »

digital, innovation, technology

Wondering about the iWatch

Andrew Curry writes: In the unlikely event that you missed it, Apple made a couple of announcements at its annual convention last week. Although the Apple Pay project is likely to… Read More »

digital, sport, technology

The world of esports

This is a guest post by Peter Curry. London’s Wembley Arena is best-known as one of the city’s biggest venues for sports and entertainment – it hosted events during the… Read More »

consumers, financial services, technology

Re-engaging the financial services customer

Andrew Curry writes: I was invited to contribute to a conference panel recently on the future of Operations and Technology in Financial Services. Here are some of the things I… Read More »

digital, technology

Going mobile in Barcelona

This is a guest post by Hugh Griffiths on the themes that emerged from the recent Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. After last year’s unseasonably cold weather the sun came… Read More »

ageing, digital, technology

Ageing in Asia: Myth #1

Over the course of the next six months here on the blog our Asia-Pac team will be busting six different myths about Asia’s ageing population, using data and analysis to… Read More »

digital, technology

The semiotics of leadership

Andrew Curry writes: There’s been relatively little business comment on the appointment of Satya Nadella as Microsoft’s third chief executive, given the size and reach of the company, and I’m… Read More »

consumers, digital, technology

Unpacking CES

The Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas – America’s biggest trade show – is over for another year. 3,000 exhibitors have packed up and gone home, leaving behind a trail… Read More »