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Sneak Peek: NSCA’s Construction Spending Report
The NSCA Electronic Systems Outlook shows improvement in new construction, renovations, repairs and retrofits,...
Charting the Path to Digital Signage Success
Know your customers’ needs, then find products that truly stand out.
State of the Corporate Market
Sixty-four percent of integrators predict corporate growth, but curb your enthusiasm when it comes...


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Remote Video Projects to Become a Leading Monitoring Service
Technology advances, customer demand, and vast marketing efforts are expanding monitored video surveillance services opportunities for security integrators.

Tapping Into the House of Worship Integration Market
NSCA projects a plateau or even slight decline in construction spending for houses of worship in the next year, but that doesn't mean integrators shouldn't have faith in this market.

Take NSCA Survey, Help Update Compensation & Benefits Report
NSCA to collect data on company background, staffing, employee benefits, compensation, and sales at integration firms through October 24.

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.

Physical Security Market, Worth $88 Billion by 2019?
New report projects growth, suggests end users are increasingly interested in tailor-made, integrated solutions.

Go Inside the Mind of a Security Customer
Do you have clients buying security products, systems and solutions? You'll want to take a look at the results of the 2014 Commercial End-User Study.

Security Integrators Learn From Operations & Opportunities Report
SSI’s 2014 Operations & Opportunities Report finds that hosted access control, PERS, and managed network security services are growing recurring revenue areas.

Q&A: EnOcean Alliance’s Marian Hönsch on new remote commissioning specification
Project aims to further optimise the control and configuration of building automation networks.

Access Control Predictions for the Year Ahead
Technological advances and open standards will expand the market for access control as integrators contend with evolving market dynamics.

Opportunities in Workflow Automation Can Boost Bottom Line
Business Process Automation (BPA) isn’t just for large companies, but any company that is looking to improve its efficiencies so employees can focus on more valuable tasks.



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Tales of the Mentors Who Made Us Who We Are

CI, along with InfoComm, NSCA's Chuck Wilson and Zdi's Jay McArdle, takes a step back to appreciate the mentors who get young, tech-savvy professionals excited about a career in the integration industry.

Redefining the Control Systems Programmer
An AV Guy's Guide to Talking IT
What Are You Thinking… Seeking RMR From Yesteryear’s Trends?
5 Strategies for Selling and Renewing Service Plans
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Flashback Friday: 7 Super-Scary Wiring Scenarios

Chances are, when this story was published one year ago, you didn't learn anything from our Halloween-themed gallery of scary wiring scenarios. But hopefully it made you feel great about your own company's wiring techniques. Check it out for this week's edition of Flashback Friday.

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ESPN Makes Digital Splash with Eye-Popping SportsCenter Upgrade
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Campuses Banking on Emergency Notification, Upgrades

A survey from CI sister publication Campus Safety shows that one in two campus protection professionals say their institutions plan on or are considering deploying new/upgraded emergency alert solutions in the next year.

Webcast: Unscrambling Your AVB, HDBaseT Questions
White Paper: Technology Brief on Control Rooms
White Paper: The Voice: How to Design Emergency Communication Systems with Announcements
White Paper: Digital Signs of the Times
White Paper: A Snapshot of the Onsite Freelance & Contractor Workforce
Webcast: 7 Ways an Integrator Can Save Clients Money on Utility Costs
White Paper: 3 Dazzling LED Panel Implementations
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