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Jonathan Blackwood

Jonathan Blackwood

Jonathan Blackwood is the Editorial Director of Commercial Integrator and TechDecisions. Jonathan writes about technologies that help to innovate and improve practices for technology integration companies of all sizes. He is especially interested in the business side of integration, as well as future technology opportunities. Follow him @BlackwoodTweets.

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Jonathan's Latest Blog Posts

The New Age of the Workplace After COVID-19

We’re currently engaged in the largest work-from-home experiment in history. It was thrust upon us, but I’m willing to wager the result will be positive.

Lessons on Corporate Community from Microsoft Strategies

Microsoft employs 144,000 workers and still finds a way to focus on culture and community. What can your business learn from their strategies?

UCLA Facial Recognition

American Airlines Now Using Facial Recognition at Boarding Gate

American Airlines has begun a pilot program for using facial recognition technology at the boarding gate to allow passengers through to security. An opportunity for integrators?

Jonathan's Latest Posts

AVoIP technology, AV over IP solutions

The State of AVoIP Technology Right Now

We spoke with integrators & surveyed our audience to learn more about how and why AVoIP is growing in the integration market.

DM NVX, Pinnacle AVL

Pinnacle AVL Outfits USC Iovine and Young Academy with Over 800 DM NVX AVoIP Endpoints

Pinnacle AVL helped with a Massive AV overhaul at University of Southern California and implemented a Crestron DM NVX backbone to control new AV equipment.

bring-your-own-device

Teatrx Provides Bring-Your-Own-Device Presentation to Triovest

Commercial real estate advisory and capital firm sought to outfit its meeting rooms with bring-your-own-device style presentation equipment.

Teatrx

Teatrx Marries AV and IT for Collaboration at Choice Properties REIT

Teatrx designed seven multi-functioning meeting rooms for the ongoing collaboration of clients and employees at small office.

McCann Systems

McCann Systems Outfits 453,000-Square-Foot Akamai Headquarters

he largest cybersecurity company in Massachusetts, Akamai, has consolidated multiple campus locations into a new, 19-story, 453,000sqft headquarters that is bursting with audiovisual technology integrated by McCann Systems.

How They Got There, Anne Sellers, Sensory Technologies, Alan Brawn Brawn Consulting, DGI Communications,

How They Got There: Dave Meneely

DGI principal Dave Meneely began his career with a GED and a job in a higher education AV department and later bought his own firm. Here’s how.

The New Age of the Workplace After COVID-19

We’re currently engaged in the largest work-from-home experiment in history. It was thrust upon us, but I’m willing to wager the result will be positive.

reselling software, opportunities

Opportunities for Integrators Reselling Software

Partnering with software companies can provide add-ons to sell to clients, and introduce recurring revenue offerings to your portfolios.

How They Got There, Anne Sellers, Sensory Technologies, Alan Brawn Brawn Consulting, DGI Communications,

How They Got There: Alan Brawn

With a career spanning four decades in AV industry, Alan Brawn is one of the pioneers who helped push the industry forward.

digital signage technology trends, video walls

The State of Video Walls and Digital Signage Technology Trends

We surveyed integrators to learn more about the state of, and opportunities in, video wall and digital signage technology trends for integration firms.

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