Business Opportunities in the Selfie Era: Where Disruptive Technologies and Life Events Meet

Posted April 7, 2017 in Business Technology & Digital Transformation Strategies, Data Analytics & Digital Technologies Cutter Business Technology Journal

This article examines the impact of digital technologies, including virtual reality (VR), on the sharing and archiving of life events and explores the potential business opportunities that are apt to arise from these technologies. It also seeks to illustrate, through exploring the impact of disruptive technologies on the photographic industry, the lessons to be drawn when either tackling the technological challenges in a long-established traditional business or seeking to create a new market opportunity enabled by disruptive technologies.

About The Author
David Wortley
David Wortley is the founder and CEO of GAETSS (Gamification and Enabling Technologies Strategic Solutions), a UK-based consultancy that specializes in understanding and predicting the impact of disruptive technologies on business and society. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts, a respected speaker at international conferences, and a contributing author to the book The Future of Business. He can be reached at
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