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March 07, 2018

The 411 on 311 Systems: Bots Are a Smart Bet for City Information

When my wife and I decided to get married, little did we know that one of the best days of our lives would come with the baggage of a bureaucratic headache.

February 23, 2018

4 Ways Touchscreen Kiosks Can Improve Local Government

Walk into almost any courthouse or government office across the country, and you're likely to encounter all of those headaches and more. But not in San Francisco.

February 23, 2018

Real-World Retail Meets the Digital Experience: 6 Trends Sweeping Stores

If there were an Oscar for best digital experience, IKEA would win it. ItsSpace10 arenain Copenhagen a literal lobster tank before the Swedish furniture brand took it over in 2015 has developed some seriously cutting-edge customer technologies.

January 16, 2018

Yeti Creates Spin Off Company, Civic Chatbots, & Signs San Francisco as First Client

Yeti LLC is pleased to announce the official launch of Civic Chatbots, an independent company we are spinning off that focuses on building a world where us citizens can have productive conversations with civic entities. We’ve created a machine learning platform that navigates the complex rules-based system of governments in easy-to-use chatbot interfaces.

January 03, 2018

Retail Won't Disappear — It'll Become a Blended Experience

Most brick-and-mortar stores haven't changed their strategy since the early days of retail. Customers arrive at the store, make their selections, and (assuming the prices are right) check out with their products.