The evidence

The Real State of XR - 2018 Industry Survey Results

There’s a lot of talk around XR technologies and content struggling to live up to the hype, but what are those working at the forefront of the industry seeing? In the lead up to VRX 2018 on December 6-7 in San Francisco, we ran a survey with our community of content creators, tech juggernauts, enterprise companies and investors to get their insights on where companies are seeing the most uptake, which core challenges still remain and what the future holds.

  • See where the real gains are being made in consumer and enterprise XR
  • Learn how businesses are planning to spend over the next 12 months
  • Get insight on the major challenges companies are facing to push towards mass adoption
  • Find out which enterprise industries are using VR & AR – and what impacts they’re seeing


Overview of leading indicators for occupational health and safety in mining

ICMM has released a report providing an overview on leading indicators and how they can be applied for occupational health and safety in the mining industry.

Lagging indicators, which include fatality rates, incident statistics and health problems, have traditionally informed mining risk-management to measure its successes and failures. Leading indicators, however, can be created to produce forward-looking analysis in order to implement effective proactive control measures.

The report offers:

- a framework for developing leading indicatorsa 

- common definition of leading indicators and their limitations

-guidance on how leading indicators can be used and implemented

- case studies on how companies have been using them


Learning Nation: Equipping Canada´s Workforce

Global labour markets are undergoing massive change, driven in large part by advances in technology. Increasing automation and the rise of the so-called gig economy are displacing existing jobs while creating new jobs that demand different skills, and changing the trajectory of our working lives. The scope and scale of these shifts are unprecedented and will deeply affect the lives of working Canadians. We estimate that by 2030, automation and changes in existing occupations could threaten the jobs of more than 10 percent of Canadian workers unless they acquire new skills. This document discusses the challenges and proposes a pathway to address this.


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