Boomers Blazing the Technology Path Too

Boomers Blazing the Technology Path Too

The Boomers have gotten a bad rap when it comes to technology. Perhaps it can be traced back to the famous scene in with Billy Crystal in the City Slickers movie and how to tape one channel on a VCR and watch another. View it here

Flash forward to present day, and in many cases, boomers have embraced about as much tech as their children and grandchildren care to provide 24/7 tech support for:

Infographic: Baby Boomers Embrace Technology | Statista You will find more infographics at Statista


Source: • Chart: Baby Boomers Embrace Technology | Statista


For our Tematica Premium Members, the home assistant category is one we’ve discussed in depth when it comes to Boomers and their use of Amazon. Sure, its adoption by Gen X’s and Millenials has been extensive, but we see it as a trojan horse of sorts for Baby Boomers. As vision and motor skills decline, what could be easier than simply asking Amazon to make a purchase, adjust the thermostat, check the front door, call their children, etc.

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Chris Broussard
I'm the Co-Founder and President of Tematica Research and editor of Thematic Signals, which aims to uncover confirming data points and items to watch for our list of investing themes. Whether its a news item, video clip, or company commentary, we've included this full list of items literally "ripped from the headlines." I have been involved in financial services marketing and publishing for over 20 years – having held senior level positions with financial publishers, financial services corporations and providing marketing support and consulting services to financial institutions and independent financial advisors. My background in digital marketing, financial services and consumer research provides me with a unique perspective on how to uncover the underlying proof points that are driving the themes our Chief Investment Officer Chris Versace utilizes in our various Tematica publications.

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