Technology

Smart Cities get Smarter

It seems the computing age is rapidly advancing the way we live our lives in almost every facet.  Across the globe as consumers we see how technology is advancing education, communication and the quality of life for people of all demographic backgrounds. From online college courses, to kids’ texting 24 by 7, to grandparents’ video chatting with their families, it would seem technology knows no boundaries. (more…)
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High Tech Hospitality

The hospitality sector has a long standing history of focusing on the customer experience.  High end resort chains like the Ritz Carlton and Four Seasons are frequently used as model examples of how to wow the customer with delightful and personalized attention.  And while their more economical counterparts may not be featured in the latest Harvard Business Review, they too are focused on delighting the customer with everything from free WIFI, breakfast buffets and warm cookies. (more…)
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Technology just a Tweet Away

There is no doubt that technology adoption is expanding at an accelerated rate.  Affordable mobile devices like cell phones and tablets have leveled the playing field for all socioeconomic groups.  These devices are accessible, low cost and easy to use.  Effectively they have changed the way consumers interact and expect to interact with their friends, family and yes, even their landlords. (more…)
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What exactly is a Smart City?

When you think of being smart, you might instantly consider communities with higher education. But contrary to what one might think, the Ivy League cities do not have the corner on the market for being smart cities. (more…)
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