Lessons Learned at FutureVision
March 17, 2015 at 7:01 pm

FutureVision was an exclusive event hosted by Dealerscope and Ryan Retail Consulting that brought together consumer electronics industry leaders from among the upper echelons of retailing with top-tier executives from key vendors.

FutureVision’s Day-One Visionaries: Carroll, Thompson, Stone
September 30, 2014

The inaugural FutureVision Conference’s first day in Sonoma Tuesday was a forum for three visionaries – futurist Jim Carroll, ShopRunner CEO and former Yahoo and PayPal executive Scott Thompson, and Twitter co-founder Biz Stone – to present their views of how technology has shaped and will continue to shape the retail industry, the consumer and the content that is delivered to that consumer. Some of the comments were colored by anecdotes from the speakers’ personal experiences. 

Early iPhone 6 Reviews Are Positive
September 16, 2014

The  embargo for reviewers of the new iPhone 6 appears to have lifted, and- as is often the case with the critics Apple presents with review units- the early notices are positive. 

Our ‘Infinity Economy’
May 12, 2014

We have smartly trolled through a multitude of business economies based upon our united world view of technology, retailing and manufacturing. We began back in the days of centralized mainframe computing dominance in the once-titled information economy.

Yahoo's Mayer, Cisco's Chambers to Keynote at CES
November 12, 2013

The organizers of 2014 International CES rounded out its lineup of keynote speakers, as President/CEO Gary Shapiro announced Tuesday at the CES Unveiled event in New York that a pair of CEOs- Cisco's John Chambers and Yahoo's Marissa Mayer will deliver "Tech Titans" keynotes. 

CMOs Can’t Push ME Around Anymore!
August 15, 2013

As an assiduous buying society, we have morphed quickly from an old financially sound “work hard, save your pennies and eventually enjoy the gratification of a new TV or tablet” mentality to our current, highly emotional internet-induced buying, better characterized by “I see it, I want it, it’s on sale and I shall have it through instant credit, right now!”