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D. Craig MacCormack, Editor-at-Large

Craig MacCormack is a veteran journalist with more than 20 years of experience covering local and national news and sports as well as architecture and engineering before moving into his current role. He joined Commercial Integrator in January 2011.

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D. Craig's Latest Blog Posts

AV business

Take This Mentality to Your AV Business in 2019

Instead of lamenting on something you missed, think instead and research where you should go with your AV business to be a trailblazer in 2019.

High-Tech Toilets, hyper-realistic masks

Hyper-Realistic Masks and High-Tech Toilets Bringing Tech Too Close for Comfort

I’m all for advancement of tech & new uses for discoveries we make, but isn’t it more important to cure cancer than copy my face with hyper-realistic masks?

CI Fantasy Football

CI Fantasy Football League: Week 13 Results and In-Depth Analysis

CI Fantasy Football (#CIFF18) reg. season wrapped up in 4/5 groups this week, with Craig MacCormack giving Group 3 members 1 more chance to reach the dance.

D. Craig's Latest Posts

AV business

Take This Mentality to Your AV Business in 2019

Instead of lamenting on something you missed, think instead and research where you should go with your AV business to be a trailblazer in 2019.

High-Tech Toilets, hyper-realistic masks

Hyper-Realistic Masks and High-Tech Toilets Bringing Tech Too Close for Comfort

I’m all for advancement of tech & new uses for discoveries we make, but isn’t it more important to cure cancer than copy my face with hyper-realistic masks?

CI Fantasy Football

CI Fantasy Football League: Week 13 Results and In-Depth Analysis

CI Fantasy Football (#CIFF18) reg. season wrapped up in 4/5 groups this week, with Craig MacCormack giving Group 3 members 1 more chance to reach the dance.

Operation Santa

Operation Santa Goes Digital in Seven U.S. Cities for Christmas 2018

After a test run in Manhattan last year, people in six more cities can ‘adopt’ Operation Santa letters online during this Christmas season.

Amazon Facial Recognition, Rekognition

Congressional Leaders Express Civil Rights Concerns about Amazon Facial Recognition

MA Sen. Ed Markey and CA Rep. Jimmy Gomez aim to get more information from Amazon’s Jeff Bezos about Amazon Facial Recognition, ‘Rekognition.’

Pro AV articles

20 Important Pro AV Articles You Might Have Missed in 2018

We hit on everything from global expansion to diversity to automation and beyond. Catch up on these pro AV articles & you’ll be an expert in all of them.

Ford AV

5 Things Integrators Can Learn from Ford AV, Our 2018 Integrator of the Year

There are plenty of lessons your integration firm can learn from 45-year-old Ford Audio-Video, started in 1973 and still run by Jim and Claire Ford.

CI Fantasy Football, #CIFF18

CI Fantasy Football League: Week 12 Results and In-Depth Analysis

The CIFF18 playoffs are coming soon and there’s still plenty to be decided, including whether Windy City Wire will be able to grab its first win.

Logitech, Plantronics

Deal or No Deal? Logitech Says It’s No Longer Trying to Acquire Plantronics

Logitech approached Plantronics about a possible deal, officials say, but the sides are no longer discussing what would be among the largest of 2018.

systems integrator, AV integrator, Ford AV, Ford Audio-Video, Integrator of the Year

Integrator of the Year: Ford Audio-Video Redefines the Traditional AV Integrator

2018 Integrator of the Year Ford Audio-Video isn’t “traditional” – they’re “principle-based,” says Ford AV founder Jim Ford. Ask an employee & you’ll see.