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Alan C. Brawn

Alan C. Brawn CTS, ISF, ISF-C, DSCE, DSDE. DCME, is the principal of Brawn Consulting.

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Alan's Latest Blog Posts

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The ‘Secret’ to AV is Relationships

In our digitally transformed world, is our business still ‘a relationship business’? The answer is a resounding yes!

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Problems ‘R’ Us in AV Sales

The truth is, solutions simply aren’t needed unless there’s a problem to solve.

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Why People Join (and Stay with) a Company

For integration businesses to thrive over the long term, they must understand what attracts top talent…and what makes them stay.

Alan's Latest Posts

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The Value of Big Data to the Pro AV Industry

It is imperative for integrators to know & apply big data uses to work in conjunction with systems and fulfill evolving client needs.

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The Case for Continuous Audio Visual Education: Benefits to Your ROI

The value of investing in audio visual education is actually pretty easy to measure if you care about how your business is professionally perceived.

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Display Calibration: Is It Necessary?

Is display calibration truly a huge concern? Mostly, yes, it is. Here’s how to figure out how much effort to spend on it.

business communications

When It Comes to Business Communications, We’re Hiding Behind A Digital Wall

Digital business communications like email and text are not ideal for getting the whole message across. But how do we break digital habits?

IoT Vulnerabilities

With 40 Years In Commercial AV, Here Are My Predictions for Internet of Things, Wi-Fi 6, and 5G

Commercial AV business need to have in-practice understanding of the Internet of Things, Wi-Fi 6, and 5G if they want to succeed in the future.

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Large Venue AV Systems: Your Next BIG Opportunity

As small screens become commoditized, large venue AV systems present opportunities for integration firms to flex their design muscles and provide value.

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Digital Menu Boards for Restaurants: Installation Best Practices

Digital menu boards for restaurants are such an industry standard, but often end up looking unprofessional. Here are best practices for QSR menu boards.

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Read This Before Going To InfoComm 2019

Here’s a business warning for you: before you go to the InfoComm 2019 show, keep these pieces of advice in mind (they’ll make a huge difference) later.

Digital Signage Projects

Digital Signage Projects Not Being Noticed? ‘Think Outside the Rectangle’

Are your digital signage projects really being noticed? In a screen-saturated environment, integrators need to “think outside the rectangle.”

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Choosing a Value Added Distributor: A Comprehensive Guide

AV expert and consultant Alan Brawn provides ten questions to ask a value added distributor and some necessary context to ensure you choose the right one.