The Compass

US Activity Trackers

The Future of Activity Trackers (Part 3): The Secret to Long-Term Engagement

January 2014

[Third in a three-part series on the future of activity trackers]   Download our white paperSus …

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Powerful Answers

Powerful Answers to the World’s Toughest Challenges

January 2014

At CES in January, Verizon announced the winners of its Powerful Answers Award. These talented entre …

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Transformation of Retail (Part 2): Enabling Technologies

December 2013

Imagine this. One day after work you decide to stop by a new boutique where you bought a pair of boo …

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Withings Smart Body Analyzer

Consumer Engagement is the Future of Healthcare

November 2013

Consumer engagement is proving to be one of the keystones of behavior change for technology companie …

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WGBH's Greater Boston

Transformation of Retail (Part 1): The Future Retail Experience

November 2013

On November 1, the discount warehouse chain Building 19, known for its colorful assortment of mercha …

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iPad Mini

Apple’s $470 Billion Question

November 2013

Apple makes news and drives page views: billion dollar court battles with Samsung, the iPhone 5s and …

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Endeavour Partners Library

Endeavour Partners’ Library Project

October 2013

What do Edward Tufte, Ken Auletta, and Diane Coyle have in common? They’re just three of the hundred …

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Have Smartphones Entered Their “Post-PC” Era?

October 2013

BlackBerry’s sale, Microsoft’s purchase of Nokia, and the lukewarm response to the Moto X have left …

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Nike Fuelband

The Future of Activity Trackers (Part 2): Incumbents Beware

October 2013

[Second in a three-part series on the future of activity trackers] With smartphones rapidly absorbin …

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The Future of Activity Trackers (Part 1): The Smartphone’s Next Meal

September 2013

[First of a three-part series on the future of activity trackers] Smartphones are voracious creature …

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