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Contract Mumbo Jumbo You Really Should Read
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Spectrum Changes Pose Major Threat to Wireless Microphones
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How Much Are Your RMR Accounts Really Worth?
We talk a lot about the value of recurring monthly revenue (RMR) in building your business valuation and developing an exit strategy. Here are three big mistakes dealers make that hurt their RMR account valuations.

Stricter California Lighting Standards Take Effect
The state of California’s updated Title 24 energy efficiency standards went into effect July 1. Commercial integrators should familiarize themselves with the changes, as well as how to capitalize on this push for greater lighting and energy savings.

The AIA Contract: Friend, Foe or Just a Lot of Reading?
One attorney and owner of a custom integration firm examines the the construction contracts offered by the American Institute of Architects (AIA).

Gefen Signs Brand Protection Agency for Pricing Regulation
Gefen and the Brand Protection Agency team up to oversee Gefen’s minimum advertised price policy.

Avoid Getting Your Mother or Your Business Sued
Are you being smart in protecting your business against lawsuits and liability? One lawyer and owner of a custom integration firm highlights tips, loopholes, and laws you should be aware of.

Hey Industry: ‘We’re All in this Together’
Frank conversations about business challenges mark this attendee’s 2014 NSCA BLC experience.

6 Steps to Legal IT Services Success
Integrating technology into law firms can present unique challenges. Here’s a cross examination.

Four Keys to Success in a Crowded UHF Broadcast Band
Are you ready for the future of wireless microphones?

Goodbye, Incandescent Light Bulbs
How to prepare for the final phase-out of incandescent bulbs, beginning Jan. 1, 2014.

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Take 4 minutes to complete our fourth annual Integration Business Outlook Survey. Results analyzed by CI and NSCA to create a yearlong industry reference.



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Flashback Friday: 7 Spooky Technologies (Still?) Frightening CIs

For this week's edition of Flashback Friday, take a look at what technologies were giving installers and manufacturers the willies just one year ago. AVB, HDBaseT, 4K, wireless video ... are you any more comfortable with these technologies in 2014?

Western Digital Expands Purple Line of Surveillance Hard Drives
24 High-Tech Halloween Costumes
Audio-Technica Presents ‘How to Mic a Zombie’
10 Cable Commandments of the HDBaseT Installer
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Flashback Friday: 7 Spooky Technologies (Still?) Frightening CIs

For this week's edition of Flashback Friday, take a look at what technologies were giving installers and manufacturers the willies just one year ago. AVB, HDBaseT, 4K, wireless video ... are you any more comfortable with these technologies in 2014?

24 High-Tech Halloween Costumes
Advanced Places Projection in Back, Control Up Front
Digital Signage Gets Spooky at 14-Acre Sports Complex
Inside Atlanta’s High-Profile Security Control Rooms
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How integrators can leverage power management, lighting control, HVAC, uninterruptable power supplies and room management systems increase revenue while offering customers solid ROI.

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White Paper: The Voice: How to Design Emergency Communication Systems with Announcements
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White Paper: A Snapshot of the Onsite Freelance & Contractor Workforce
Webcast: 7 Ways an Integrator Can Save Clients Money on Utility Costs
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