This past weekend I was asked to participate in an interesting public policy consultation process organized by the Centre for Public Involvement, which is a partnership between the City of Edmonton and the University of Alberta. As one of its initiatives, the Centre was seeking input from Edmonton … [Read more...] about Edmonton demonstrates leadership on path to eDemocracy
Earlier today, Amy Sullivan, Delvinia’s VP of Customer Insight, and Randy Matheson, our Director of Emerging Media + Trends, kicked off the Canadian Marketing Association’s 2012 CMA Social Media Conference with a presentation on the State of the Social Nation. Drawing on new data from the … [Read more...] about State of the Social Nation
Delvinia's DIG report on eDemocracy and Citizen Engagement got some airtime on a radio station in Victoria, B.C. this week. On Thursday, Nicole Goodman, a PhD candidate specializing in Canadian political institutions and alternative voting methods and the principal author of the report, spoke to … [Read more...] about Delvinia’s Internet Voting Report Gets Radio Play in B.C.
Understanding how consumers incorporate digital technology into the retail experience is the focus of the latest Delvinia Dig report, being released today. The Social Shopper: A Lens into the Future of Retail Experiences highlights seven major trends around the use of digital technology in the … [Read more...] about Delvinia Releases Dig Report on the Social Shopper
GPS awareness and usage on smartphones is still relatively low among Canadians, particularly among Boomers and the 65+ crowd. Even some 38% of NGen don’t know or aren’t sure whether their smartphones are GPS-equipped. Given these stats, it isn’t surprising that few Canadians use their mobile GPS on … [Read more...] about Mobile GPS, oh where art thou? Managing the Hype: The Reality of Mobile in Canada