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Posts by Joe Lawler

Impakt Athletics wants to change the playbook on sports analytics

Analytics is a tool that can be incredibly useful, or incredibly overwhelming. Too much raw data is incomprehensible to most users, even if there are some gems buried inside. Des Moines startup Impakt Athletics is looking to simplify sports analytics for coaches by pairing stats down to the clearest and useful information possible. How Impakt…

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Workhound seeks to catch employee grievances before they stray

If a company’s employees have desk jobs, it’s easier to solicit feedback from them. But if the workforce includes truck drivers, warehouse workers or nurses – jobs that aren’t very stationary – it can be even tougher for management to engage with workers. The Des Moines company Workhound is making employee feedback more mobile friendly.…

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