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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.

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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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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.

Cisco to Carry Out Massive Lay off of About 14,000 Employees
If the report is confirmed, Cisco’s layoff would be the second big tech industry layoff of a similar scale announced this year.

Here’s a Quick Way to Peek Inside IT Directors’ Heads
As VP of VAR sales for IT solutions distributor D&H, Peter DiMarco gets a clear view of what IT integrators want to sell and what IT directors want to buy. He shares his insight.

Proof that Disengaged Employees Are Dangerous to Your Business
According to a study conducted by PSNI, there is a huge threat to businesses when employees are disengaged, even by a small percentage.

What Your Employees Are Begging You For
Employees need to feel valued, challenged and engaged in order to bring the energy and positivity needed to be a part of a successful business.

Not Promoting Your Company May Be Costing You Smart Candidates
Today’s job seekers are like consumers shopping for a career, which means that companies need to work on and promote their career brands.

Secrets to Incorporating OLED Into Your Business Model
Garry Wicka, LG Electronics USA’s B2B senior director of marketing for commercial displays, explains the opportunities OLED presents to integrators and shares some advice as to how integrators can incorporate the new technology into their business models.



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