As indicated by Forrester Research’s upcoming teleconference, The State Of Collaboration And Social Software Adoption: 2010, management continues to spend money on social software in the hopes of increased collaboration between workers spread across the globe. Contrast that with my experience, working on internal web projects in healthcare, finance and utilities, that few people on [...]
Don’t get me wrong: Virtual worlds can be awesome, and escaping into a good video game is a wonderful thing, and profitable too — just look at the billions of dollars generated by World of Warcraft, Wii/360/PS3 consoles and Zynga Facebook games like Farmville. And the time will come when these games and virtual worlds [...]
I’m the co-founder of Natron Baxter Applied Gaming. NB creates games with a purpose - games for work, for school and for the public good. My background is user experience, usability, web development, information technology and management consulting. I combine this experience with my work on games - Signtific Lab with Institute for the Future, Coral Cross for the Hawaii Department of Health, and most recently EVOKE, in my work at NB.
I have three awesome girls with my wife Kate Verrill: Emma, Lily & Phoebe. (See Kate’s Facebook profile.) And of course there’s Rufus, my bassett hound who drives Kate nuts. You can follow Rufus on Twitter. I enjoy cooking ethnic food, going on adventures and exploring eccentric interests such as goat races and punkin chunkin. I’d love to hear from you - You can call my cell at (314) 853-6289, follow/dm me on Twitter, connect with me on LinkedIn (view my profile for professional contacts) or Facebook (view my profile for friends and famliy.)