• 2018/06/04

To Retail or not to Retail? That is NOT the question

Digital advancements have drastically changed most industries but there is no doubt that Retail has been affected the most. Monster companies such as Amazon have taken the retail game to a different level to the point of causing companies such as Toys-R-Us to go into bankruptcy (mostly due to inaction than action). The entire spectrum […] read more

  • 2017/01/10

Gadgets I would like to see come to life in 2017

A new year is here, and as always new year’s resolutions are a plenty.  Most people are looking forward to new projects while others are busy trying to wrap up unfinished ones. For us technology lovers we look forward to the new launches, everything from CES and all the new gadgets, to Apples’ hyped up […] read more

  • 2016/12/20

Spotify: User Experience Beats Up Music Experience

This morning I woke up and much like every morning I put some music on while I had breakfast. I knew exactly what I wanted to listen to, so I opened Spotify and searched for “Gimme Shelter”. To my surprise I got an error message, my subscription payment wasn’t processed so my account was frozen. I […] read more

  • 2016/11/04

Facebook continues to wage war on Snapchat

Whatsapp: A new feature or a new app? Has Facebook decided  to move in a different direction  with Whatsapp and make the app more social?  A new feature in beta testing raises the question. Facebook testing stories feature in Whatsapp Whatsapp has started to test a feature similar to Instagram’s stories (and Snapchat’s moments) on it’s beta […] read more

  • 2016/10/26

API’s for real people

Often when we interact with websites, e-commerce sites and apps we can log in with our social network logins, we can also shop and pay for services with our PayPal accounts. There are many actions that demonstrate that sites / apps are not isolated islands, on the contrary they allow for reciprocal interactions and let […] read more

  • 2016/10/19

Call it SMILE

I really believe life choose a mission for all of us to accomplish … no, no, wait, I’m not talking about saving whales, or eradicating world hunger… sadly not… I’m just talking about small (or even ’stupid’) things. What I mean is the mission to be the class clown, the most unpunctual person in the […] read more

  • 2016/09/29

Music Videos for Milenials: The Bohemian Rhapsody Experience

Are VR music videos the future of the music industry or just a natural progression?  MTV made it’s name and defined an era by playing music videos, yet it has now evolved into a different media monster that refuses to play them. Could VR music videos put this artistic expression into the limelight once again? Will […] read more

  • 2016/09/22

Technology: Life Imitating Art

This week something amazing happened at work.  Actually something horrible happened but it precipitated a chain of events that made me think of 80’s TV, how far technology has come and how we do in fact live in a world where life imitates art. One of the programmers at ConsultR lost his cellphone this week. […] read more

  • 2016/09/01

I Need A Phone… And That’s OK

  In 2016 we use cellphones to help us with every aspect of our lives but can we really live without them? In the event that we break or lose our favorite device we may experience a sense of doom or emptiness. All that remains is an original cardboard box full of promises with an […] read more

  • 2016/08/08

5 Key Concepts That You Must Consider Before Selling Online

Selling online is no longer an easy task. We now live in a world where customers search and decide for online businesses (not the other way around), a world where 88% of consumers trust online reviews as much as personal recommendations. We now compete in a market where having a good product is not the […] read more

  • 2015/06/03

The power of sustainable brands.

The climatic changes caused by deforestation, accidents and health problems caused by the use of chemicals in food and the cemeteries for electronic scrap in developing countries in Africa are partly examples of bad business decisions that have been dragged from decades. “Bad Market decisions affecting the human species” Towards the end of the century, […] read more

  • 2015/05/13

5 Reasons why developing a Native App could be a Mistake for a Startup

We live in a world where trends don’t just offer great opportunities for new business ideas – they can also dictate the direction of existing businesses. These opportunities naturally make people say, “Let’s build an app!” or “I have a great app idea.” But after years of working with startups, I came to the conclusion […] read more