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Adam Forziati

Adam Forziati is senior web editor for Commercial Integrator and MyTechDecisions.

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Instagram phishing attacks

Instagram is Taking Phishing Attacks Seriously

Instagram makes it easier for its users to tell the difference between legitmate, Insta-originated emails and harmful ones containing phishing attacks.

eco friendly office

The Eco Friendly Office Features Employees Want

Over half of the office workers surveyed in this research say that not enough is done at their workplace to institute eco friendly office practices.

#AVTweeps

Tell Us, #AVTweeps: What Are You Thankful For?

#AVTweeps: email editor Adam Forziati with something you’re thankful for this year and help spread good holiday cheer in the community once again.

Adam's Latest Posts

WSD protocol

Hackers Are Targeting Networked Devices Via the WSD Protocol

Familiarize yourself with the WSD protocol, because it is allowing networked devices to be hacked with denial of service attacks.

Installing Networked AV Systems

Talking To IT Directors About the Networked AV Systems You Sell Them: 3 Tips

Networked AV systems are often difficult for integrators to pitch to IT departments. Here are a few ways to overcome that challenge.

Pro AV industry

What Do You Wish You Knew When You First Started in the Pro AV Industry?

What do you wish you knew when you first started in the pro AV industry? Help out Commercial Integrator’s newbie and let us know in the comments.

mall technology, location-based entertainment

The Future of Mall Technology is All About Location-Based Entertainment

Location-based entertainment should be the mantra for installers doing mall technology jobs. What does that really mean? It all comes down to “experience.”

audio visual market craft brewing

Let’s All Drink to Craft Brewing Establishments Becoming the Next Audio Visual Market

Looking for more small- to mid-sized jobs to fill in the gaps? Perhaps craft breweries should be taken seriously as a serious audio visual market.

Almo E4, Yamaha UC, E4 Experience, Almo E4 AV Tour

Almo E4 AV Experience: 3 Important Takeaways

There are many reasons to go to the Almo E4 Experience show in one of many stops across the country. Here are a few important lessons learned this year.

fake veteran hiring site

Fake Veteran Hiring Site: Employers Beware!

Fake veteran hiring site is not doing anything to help veterans and is in fact harming would-be employers seeking talented labor.

Unified Communications market, Facebook Portal video chat

Is Facebook Moving In on the Unified Communications Market with Portal Video Chat?

The Unified Communications market could be a future target of Facebook’s newly-updated Portal video chat hardware… if it takes off in the consumer market.

audio visual products

I’m Calling Out Manufacturers to Package Audio Visual Products Less Wastefully (With Integrators’ Help!)

We challenge audio visual products manufacturers to encourage integrators to provide them with ideas on reducing packaging waste.

esports stadiums

Even Small Towns Are Building eSports Stadiums Now: Are You Ready for the Influx?

eSports stadiums are beginning to crop up in small towns because of their return on investment, especially among young people.