Innovation

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Future-proofing

Guest editor Steve Mykolyn enlists industry heavy-weights to reveal their thoughts on how to keep up, and stay relevant, in today’s quick-changing world.

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A head of his time

Strategy guest editor Steve Mykolyn on how hunting for eternal life can teach you to future-proof yourself.

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Fashion brands strut the catwalk with tech

The future of clothing? Top Shop and Fendi tap virtual reality and drones for runway shows.

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Creative enabling design

Taxi’s Dave Watson looks at how technologies like 3D printing, wearables and Kickstarter are forcing creative design to innovate.

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The scramble for relevance

In part four of strategy’s Future-Proofing series, FGL Sports’ Duncan Fulton looks at the need to consolidate data and content.

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Smokebomb Entertainment’s ‘Synful’ business

A Toronto prodco is using Google Glass to create a new transmedia experience for its latest online State of Syn program.

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Myo moves into the future

The gestural controlled arm band eschews touch for movement control.

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Inside Innovation: Nurun tinkers with tech

The shop’s hackathons have produced a chair sensor to get you off your butt and a voice-controlled temperature control.

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Data: the online currency

Microsoft’s Alyson Gausby on finding the fair price for consumers’ data.

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A digital second skin

Devices controlled with the blink of an eye or wave of the finger.

Proudly Imperfect

Embracing imperfection and remixing tradition: trend

JWT’s final Canada Trend Report finds marketers need to move beyond the picture-perfect and staid traditional messaging.

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Nymi bets on the heart(beat)

Can your pulse replace a password? This inexpensive wearable tech sure hopes so.

End of Anonymity (1)

Mobile means the end of anonymity: trend

The fourth installment of JWT’s Canada Trend Study tackles mobile, from personal privacy issues to new business solutions.

Telepathic Tech

Canadians want to rage against the machine: trend

JWT’s third installment of its Trend Report also finds that mind-reading tech will soon make a big bang.

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Need for change

Couleur Locale’s Dom Trudeau’s call to action: disrupt everything. Innovate yourself. Change things like tomorrow depends on it.