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3 Choices for Your Tech Firm: Get Big, Get Niche or Get Out
According to Julian Phillips, VP of Whitlock, in an ever-changing industry, integration firms need to be able to serve their customers locally, nationally and globally, or find a geographical or vertical market niche to thrive in.

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When to Suck It Up and Partner with Competitors
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The Cool Factor: How to Create Lasting Customer Experiences
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What You Want (and Don’t Want) From the Internet of Things
The IoT is now giving companies more access to data than ever before, but without proper protection of this data, the IoT can do more harm than good.

3 Choices for Your Tech Firm: Get Big, Get Niche or Get Out
According to Julian Phillips, VP of Whitlock, in an ever-changing industry, integration firms need to be able to serve their customers locally, nationally and globally, or find a geographical or vertical market niche to thrive in.

The Shocking Truth Behind Technology and Today’s Workforce
According to a recent study conducted by Forrester Consulting on behalf of Prysm, the technology employees are currently using may not be supporting an increasingly mobile workforce or fostering collaboration.

Don’t Try to Grow Your Business Without Looking to the Cloud First
By moving your business model to the cloud, companies can improve their agility, productivity, and speed of implementation and deployment.

Don’t Think Women Are Interested In Tech? It May Be the Biggest Lie in the Integration Industry
A recent study from Accenture concluded that women bring more tech expertise to a corporate boardroom than men do. Perhaps it's time for the industry to take a look at its recruiting practices, especially when it comes to recruiting potential female job candidates.

Why Businesses Will Ultimately Lose By Ignoring Augmented Reality
Augmented reality will be hitting the workplace with innovations such as Microsoft's HoloLens already on the market, and businesses need to prepare to integrate it into their workspaces to get them on track for future success.

3 Ways Hosted Video Surveillance Can Be a Champion for Dealers
Cloud-hosted video solutions can benefit dealers with a monthly service model, ease-of-installation, and the same IoT integration opportunities it promises customers.

The Commercial Integrator’s Dilemma: Do I Sell or Do I Grow?
The economy is changing, technology is evolving and standing still is not an option. The owners of mid-market commercial integration firms must choose between several financial paths, including investment in growth, engaging in M&A activity and cashing in.

People & Places: Solarfective Products Limited Acquired by Legrand
CI takes a look at the latest news in the industry: Legrand announces that it has acquired Solarfective Products Limited, expanding its shading portfolio to commercial markets, Roland joins forces with V-MODA, AVAD announces new leadership roles and hires, and more.

Here’s Why Office Space Matters to Company Culture
Leadership teams must use every tool in the book, including office space, to cultivate the culture that they feel will strengthen their organizations from the ground up.



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