Briefs

Early Morse Best Innovation Sells to CommerceHub (12/18/14):  Mercent was acquired by Commerce Hub, another e-commerce company. Mercent provides online retailers, such as Amazon, with tools and services to manage and optimize online campaigns. The early Mercent technology was created by Morse Best Innovation, which is now Sappington.


Background

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TIM GOGGIN, CEO

Tim Goggin is the Founder and CEO of Sappington, an innovation consultancy headquartered in South Lake Union, within Seattle, Wash. Goggin and his team at Sappington align technology and business on a shared path to ensure the success of digital innovation. He believes in the transformative benefits that communication infused with the humanities disciplines can play in the enterprise business world. His mantra is that effective communication and understanding will separate the successful businesses from the rest.  Tim started his career at IBM and then moved to WRQ and Morse Best Innovation before purchasing the company that would become Sappington. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Westminster College. 

 

References & Citations

LORE

Volume 2, July 2015 / Photo/imagery citations

Rigveda chanting: Vaaram, Edakkuda Temple, Marakkara, Malappuram district, Kerala, India (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BJ_DgbVqFhw)
http://www.jaimsweet.com/indev/wp-content/uploads/2014/06/articleimagevede.jpg
https://www.logos.com/images/PageScans/43477pages/006/43477_006_05.jpg
http://a4.files.biography.com/image/upload/c_fit,cs_srgb,dpr_1.0,h_1200,q_80,w_1200/MTE4MDAzNDEwNTU4NjgyNjM4.jpg
http://usercontent2.hubimg.com/12093924_f1024.jpg
http://www.luminarium.org/medlit/prioresslarge.jpg
Neuron - 3D Medical Animation || ABP © - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-SHBnExxub8
http://www.philadelphia-theater.com/theaters/keswick-theater/steven-wright.php
http://www.biography.com/people/geoffrey-chaucer-9245691

Volume 3, August 2015 / Photo/imagery citations

Introduction photo: https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/c/c0/Adrian_Keith_Graham_Hill_-_Behind_Gavrelle.jpg
Battle of Somme: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-Tv5gBa9DQs
http://biografieonline.it/img/bio/Sigmund_Freud_2.jpg
Artist Len Smith Drawings: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-1071349/Revealed-No-mans-land-sketches-hero-British-WWI-artist-crept-enemy-lines-gather-intelligence.html
http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-JDJcBOV53-Y/Uep3EVzC85I/AAAAAAAAA_8/M5rte5riFDY/s1600/worldwar1somme-tl.jpg
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2665466/Previously-unseen-First-World-War-photos-records-Armys-oldest-regiment-Honourable-Artillery-Company.html
www.bbc.co.uk
Convocation: c1919_20_Convocation.jpg from Royal College of Art, London
Source: Lauren Weber, “U.S. Workers Can’t Get No (Job) Satisfaction,” The Wall Street Journal, June 18, 2014
Simon Sinek: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lmyZMtPVodo
IDEO video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M66ZU2PCIcM&feature=player_embedded
http://s3.amazonaws.com/rapgenius/an-employee-clocking-in-for-work-720561972.jpg
http://www.ciphr.com/blog/7-reasons-you-should-embrace-a-diverse-workforce/
http://www.thisiscolossal.com/2015/01/the-daily-routines-of-famous-creative-people/
http://www.theatlantic.com/video/index/396527/case-32-hour-workweek/
http://www.adrianhillfineart.com/artists/

Volume 4, November 2015 / Photo/imagery citations

San Andreas Fault: www.sanandreasfault.org/
Johan’s hometown: http://www.stockholmskallan.se/PostFiles/SPM/bilder/SM2030-5.jpg
Chilkoot trail: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Miners_climb_Chilkoot.jpg
Boom town images:
http://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/uploads/r/null/7/8/787788/cc9b0ff4-745d-4fcb-ab36-8f18b3fd6d1b-A33325.jpg
http://www.gettyimages.com/detail/news-photo/man-measures-out-gold-dust-from-a-moseyed-sack-to-pay-for-news-photo/323035
http://dl.wdl.org/13496.png
John Nordstrom: http://shop.nordstrom.com/c/company-history
Going to California: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ki9ppdl9jAs
Going to California images:
http://media-cache-ak0.pinimg.com/736x/d7/e2/fd/d7e2fdc25c44c45a4ccd36aec41bd61c.jpg
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hollywood_Sign
www.mysoutherncalifornia.com
http://www.travellife.ro/mini-vacanta-de-1-iunie-de-la-37-de-euro/
https://jwrultimateadventure.wordpress.com/
Apple 1984 Super Bowl Ad: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2zfqw8nhUwA
Silicon Valley: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Silicon_Valley
Mount St. Helens: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1980_eruption_of_Mount_St._Helens
Kodiak bear: http://media.columbian.com/img/photos/2013/05/17/0518_MET_sthelens7.jpg
Killer whales: http://www.capitalotc.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/03/orca-pod.jpg
The Goonies: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Goonies
The Oregon Trail: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FfbGEP087HM
PNW Images:
http://madmikesamerica.com/2013/07/horror-movies-what-makes-the-ring-so-scary/
http://nomoreworkhorse.com/2014/01/07/twin-peaks-to-return/
https://reflectionsoutdoors.wordpress.com/2010/11/22/into-the-wild-for-me-places-like-temagami-but-wilderness-is-inside-each-of-us/
https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/b/b4/Bundy_FLA_8179.jpeg
Lewis and Clark Expedition: www.nationalgeographic.com/lewisandclark/map.html
Newspapers: http://www.turtledove.com/cms/wp-content/uploads/PG_Poster_Tribune.jpg
Timeline historical images:
http://www.istockphoto.com/vector/united-states-of-america-west-coast-published-in-1878-67908131?st=e6813b3
http://fineartamerica.com/featured/electric-light-tower-wa-at-the-intersection-of-market-and-santa-clara-streets-in-san-jose-from-1881-california-views-mr-pat-hathaway-archives.html
http://www.wired.com/2011/08/0823first-us-ship-to-shore-radio-signal
https://readtiger.com/wkp/en/Everett,_Washington
http://shop.nordstrom.com/c/company-history
http://quarriesandbeyond.org/cemeteries_and_monumental_art/quarry_to_cemetery_stone/calif_quarries_ca.html
http://scripophily.net/amdefowiteco.html
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/07/15/old-ups-delivery-truck-photos_n_5584562.html
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/07/15/old-ups-delivery-truck-photos_n_5584562.html
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stanford_University
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/McGee_Airways
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/HP_Garage
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eddie_Bauer
www.starbucks.com/coffeehouse/store-design/1st-and-pike
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nike,_Inc.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nike,_Inc.
www.rei.com
The Case for the Customer:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Klondike_Gold_Rush
Stanford: https://www.stanford.edu/campuslife
Kurt Cobain: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kKFM0JPp9Ig
Uber: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Uber_(company)
What if Amazon ran Uber images:
http://www.businessinsider.com/how-people-really-use-their-smartphones-2013-4
http://globalcool.org/lifestyle/twitter-keeping-green-and-the-environment/attachment/emma-winnall-attack
http://www.boomsbeat.com/articles/323/20140214/50-things-you-probably-didnt-know-about-elon-musk.htm
http://nypost.com/2014/12/24/south-korea-charges-uber-ceo-with-breaking-transport-laws/
http://platformsocialbusiness.nl/airbnb-werkt-samen-met-t-mobile/
https://storify.com/inothstine/fashion-changes-shopping-changes-our-commitment-t
http://technews.tw/2014/07/23/uber-marketing
Blurred Lines
http://www.forbes.com/sites/samanthasharf/2014/05/16/nordstrom-jc-penney-shares-soar-while-wal-mart-slumps-after-thursday-retail-earnings-surprises/
Nordstrom: http://www.seattlepi.com/local/seattle-history/slideshow/Seattle-History-Nordstrom-15901/photo-1102665.php
http://www.stumptownblogger.com/2010/09/john-w-nordstrom-had-the-vision.html
Starbucks: www.geekwire.com/tag/starbucks/
Nike: www.news.nike.com/news
Amazon: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Amazon.com
Alaska Airlines: www.blog.alaskaair.com
Nordstrom: http://media.corporate-ir.net/media_files/IROL/21/211996/TrunkClub/TC_10.jpg