Author Archives: Tim Clark
It’s easy to become jaded and wary of those who rely on words like “innovation”, “transformation” and “engagement” too much isn’t it? So what happens when you come across a story that truly embodies these overused and abused terms?
In very large U.S. urban areas, the average commuter spends $16 and 52 minutes traveling 32 miles round trip to work each day. For many organizations – and employees that endure long, solo commutes – it all adds up to lost productivity, wasted resources and additional expenses.
Remember when Tower Music filed for bankruptcy for the second time in 2006? The media-at-large pointed to “industry changes” as the reason for the record superstore’s demise. The newfound convenience of digital downloading, they reckoned, marked the beginning of the end for traditional music retailers.
As the creator of iconic games like Asteroids, Centipede and Pong it saddens me to see video game trailblazer Atari file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy. The company is responsible for elevating video games to a serious recreational activity and booming, global business. And did you know late co-founder got his start with Atari? Despite this, [...]
By 2014, there will be more than 70 billion mobile app downloads from app stores every year, according to . Also by 2014, a majority of companies will deliver mobile apps to workers via private app stores. Obviously, not all of these apps will be winners. So how do successful mobile app innovators balance risk [...]
A search on the PS Vita yields hundreds of stories about ’s dual-stick, powerhouse handheld’s “disappointing sales.” It’s too expensive, lacks a decent library of games and worst of all, it’s irrelevant since millions of consumers play games for free on mobile phones and tablets. Truth be told, I was thisclose to selling my PS [...]
Even though I am a 41 year-old male whose musical tastes are far removed from the pop charts, I can’t seem to shake the Brit boy band juggernaut known as One Direction (1D). In my defense, I’m a father of two young girls so like Malcolm McDowell in A Clockwork Orange, my eyes and ears [...]
In the history of iconic office buildings, City’s State Building stands tall. Constructed in 1930, the 1,454-foot behemoth continues to defy gravity and tourist expectations – thanks in part to ongoing preservation and restoration investments to keep it running like never before. The latest facelift (unveiled last night with help from Grammy-award winning singer Alicia Keys) comes [...]
There’s no question that action-packed, story-driven video game franchises like Uncharted, BioShock and Call of Duty keep hardcore gamers coming back for more. With elaborate worlds fully realized in stunning high-def graphics, challenging game play and online multi-player capabilities there’s certainly a lot to love. I’m also sensing that even the hardest of the core [...]
Dear Depressed Homeowner, Ready for some good news? Try this on for size: “While the general U.S. economy continues to struggle to make gains, for the first time since the end of the recession, housing may actually make a significant contribution to economic growth in 2012, a welcome change to affairs for an otherwise struggling [...]