Digitalization

Digitalization

Immersive Experience app using VR holds productivity promise

Ah, the old office directory: page after page, or screen after screen, of names and job titles. Wouldn’t it be great to have a virtual directory that displayed employees’ faces, included the company hierarchy, and grouped employees according to responsibilities and expertise? Better yet, what if that directory could be navigated by using natural hand gestures? By combining the power of the Microsoft Kinect sensor and the Oculus Rift virtual reality (VR) headset, we have created just that - a VR company facebook that lets users traverse the company’s human resources and find…

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Digitalization

FinTech what are the next steps

Introduction In 2014, my colleague Stephen Perin and I wrote “FinTech Is Cannibalizing Banks!” a White Paper that had a certain impact in France and even in Canada. We have been following the innovation in retail banking since 2010, and this WP was meant to create a sense of urgency. In March, 2015, we organized a small Finovate in Paris (FinTech Day) where 20 French FinTech came to demonstrate their solutions. It was the first event of its kind in France. Sure, we are running behind when compared to London…

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