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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

state of the pro AV industry 2021

Next Year’s State of the Industry Should Be: Evolution

I recently had a discussion with Steve Grace and Collin Hogan of AVH Technology Partners, a consulting firm that graced the November 2012 cover of Commercial Integrator, when the company was called AV Helpdesk. We discussed the company’s experience during the last year, handling the COVID-19 pandemic, navigating the emergency loan program created by the federal government, dealing with […]

VIP Peer-to-Peer Networking Groups, Total Tech Summit

The True Value of Total Tech Summit 2020

The greatest benefit of Total Tech Summit each year is the networking available, and how that helps integrators grow throughout the year. This year, despite COVID-19, we’re bringing that networking back in a unique way.

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.

Jonathan's Latest Posts

Think Ahead: How to Pick a Cloud Solution for Your Clients

Understanding the difference between public and private cloud systems can help you choose the right solution for each of your clients.

Inside the Installation: ‘BioWall’ is 24-Hour Outdoor HD Masterpiece

United Therapeutics’ BioWall is a 16′ by 9′ state of the art HD video wall designed to relax, educate, and inspire passersby 24 hours a day.

Top 14 Corporate Market Integrators

These innovative, market-leading firms share dos and don’ts when approaching this largest integration vertical.

NYC Skyline or 288’ Video Wall? This Firm Chose Both

State-of-the-art AV system installed at Havas Group’s new headquarter office delivers HD content to 250 rooms and includes an 8-foot by 36-foot multi-purpose video presentation system.

Putting the ‘Innovation’ in Verizon Innovation Center

Whitlock and Cavanaugh Tocci Associates win the 2014 Integration Award in the corporate category for their work at the Verizon Innovation Center in San Francisco, CA.

Eat, Drink, & Learn Tips from the Pros: TechTalk Event at InfoComm

Control Concepts and BMA Software Solutions present the first TechTalk event, aimed at empowering technology managers, at InfoComm 2014.