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 Frank Stanford of CFAX 1070. Nicole talked about the Town More »Posted in delvinia, Speaking Engagements, White Papers.
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 purchase process and examines what retailers and product manufacturers should More »Posted in AskingCanadians, Data Collection, delvinia, Press release, White Papers.
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 a weekly basis. Why this lack of awareness and More »Posted in White Papers.
Smartphone ownership in Canada is significant and growing, but the majority of Canadians do not yet own smartphones. One reason for the slow adoption may be traced back to the long-term contracts that consumers are forced to agree to by the major mobile providers. Three-year contracts are commonplace, with significant buy-out fees imposed for early More »Posted in Technology, White Papers.
The number of Canadians purchasing smartphones may be rising, but an overwhelming number of Canadians continue to use their mobile devices for the most basic functions – texting and taking pictures, according to Delvinia Dig, a quarterly report on the digital behaviours and attitudes of Canadian consumers. In fact, according to Managing the Hype: The More »Posted in Technology, White Papers.