• RFI develops innovative solutions for industry leaders.

    Leveraging the talent, passion and technology expertise associated with the DMZ at Ryerson University, and the University itself.

  • RFI develops innovative solutions for industry leaders.

    Leveraging the talent, passion and technology expertise associated with the DMZ at Ryerson University, and the University itself.

Companies can work with RFI to help them gain a competitive advantage by engaging us to deliver projects ranging from ideation right through delivery of a solution. Many companies subscribe to this service on a yearly basis for a series of projects.

RFI provides a linkage between companies and new ideas through collaborative projects that help solve real business problems.

Once engaged, RFI manages teams of people from the DMZ and its extended network for projects of up to three months. The long-term goal is strengthening ties to industry partners, and to spin out companies from the projects with an existing customer base.

Case Studies

 

An online insurance provider asked us to help them identify new revenue streams.

Our team utilized an analytics solution resulting in better insights that has driven new business.

Ryerson Futures helped Kanetix develop a data analytics strategy. They brought together the best entrepreneurial minds from the university to help us develop a strategy to leverage our wealth of auto insurance data to grow our business.

Andrew Lo

CMO/CSO Kanetix Ltd.

RFI created an analytics dashboard for a major communications company representing the viewing patterns across its cable and television programs.

The software uncovered viewing trends that informed future buying and advertising decisions.

An engineering company approached RFI to help them develop an online quoting tool to reduce bid preparations.

We provided them with a custom built tool based on their requirements and help them reduce bid preparations from one week to one hour.

RFI developed a roadmap for a financial services company’s mobile app reaching out up to 3 years in the future.

We ran focus groups and held ideation sessions to map out an innovative path forward taking into account wearable technologies.