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Rethinking the Value You Offer Customers
Are you and your business creative enough? Integrators need to rethink what their products and services mean to customers, and look to create more value.

Top 40 CI Influencers Under 40
There was no shortage of candidates for our look at some of the young people who are making a difference for their companies and this industry. See who made the cut for 2014.

Who Got You Excited About This Industry?
There’s a difference between taking a job and embracing a career. How can we instill passion for the AV industry in today's sharp young minds?

What Are You Thinking… Not Being Ready for Cloud, Mobile, BYOD?
The industry is changing, and Daniel Newman lays it all on the line in this month's episode of 'What Are You Thinking?' Cloud services, mobile, and BYOD are here to stay.

The Rise and Reign of Verticalization
Could a stronger focus on specific verticals be one of the means to growth that many integrators haven’t considered in the past?

Greene Wins Drunk Unkles Twitter Contest
After earning kudos for creativity during the BLC, he lapped the field during the InfoComm 2014 battle.

What Are You Thinking… Still Marketing With Press Releases?
The integrator's press release has seen its best days. Learn newer, better options for self-promotion in this month's 'What Are You Thinking' blog post.

Beyond Crestron and AMX, ‘Alternative’ Control Systems
AVNation discusses control systems and solutions in the monthly podcast, A State of Control. This month's episode dives into unchartered waters of the control and automation market.

A Case for Showrooms Making, Not Wasting, Money
Hard to envision technologies like unified communication and collaboration lend themselves to showroom selling, but the long-abandoned showroom concept is beginning to -- slowly -- re-emerge.

Reducing the Total Cost of Digital Network Operations
Understanding some of the larger “buckets” of operational costs can help provide the framework for making the right capital investments.



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Rethinking the Value You Offer Customers

Are you and your business creative enough? Integrators need to rethink what their products and services mean to customers, and look to create more value.

Top 40 CI Influencers Under 40
Who Got You Excited About This Industry?
What Are You Thinking… Not Being Ready for Cloud, Mobile, BYOD?
The Rise and Reign of Verticalization
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AV, Sports and Beer… with a Chance of Meatballs

Integrator Real Sound uses JBL speakers, Crown amplifiers, Crimson AV and Key Digital cables to send audio and video throughout this unique three-level building. Look out, Pittsburgh is back.

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In this Partner Series paper, brought to you by Elation Professional, we dive into three dramatically different LED panel implementations. Learn how different objectives lead to different interpretations of how LED panels can be implemented.

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