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Rachel Quetti

Rachel Quetti is the web editor for Commercial Integrator. She also works closely with sister publications CEPro, Security Sales & Integration and Campus Safety. Rachel has previously covered educational technology and local news.

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Rachel's Latest Blog Posts

8 Irish Bars In Desperate Need of a Tech Upgrade for St. Patrick’s Day

From outdated TVs to speakers that look like they should be plugged into a computer, these Irish bars haven’t updated their tech in years. It’s time for an upgrade for St. Paddy’s Day.

AV Tips for 2017: How to Speak to Customers’ IT Departments

Experts from Axis Communications, Kramer, QSC, and Media Vision share advice on how to form trusting relationships with customers’ IT departments.

NSCA

Why Hiring Veterans Should be on the Forefront of Your Recruiting Goals

Veterans help contribute to a company’s bottom line thanks to their leadership skills and work ethic. Here’s what some industry organizations and firms are doing to attract more veterans to the industry.

Rachel's Latest Posts

Conferencing: How Will It Evolve in 2017?

Industry experts share their insights as to where conferencing is headed in 2017, and what integrators will need to know to capitalize on this evolving technology.

Montreal Canadiens’ Successful Install Could Win NHL Team More Games

Matrox Maevex H.264 encoders and decoders gave the Montreal Bell Centre arena a “digital facelift,” providing powerful instant replay video technology that could ultimately make the Canadiens victorious.

NSCA

Why Hiring Veterans Should be on the Forefront of Your Recruiting Goals

Veterans help contribute to a company’s bottom line thanks to their leadership skills and work ethic. Here’s what some industry organizations and firms are doing to attract more veterans to the industry.

How the Microsoft HoloLens will Transform the Work World

New Microsoft video demonstrates how businesses could transform through the use of the HoloLens, from designing retail stores to bringing holographic coworkers into your physical world.

InfoComm’s Labuskes: Direct-to-Consumer Products Might Actually be Good for Integrators

Labuskes says opening more direct channels between manufacturers and end users is in fact enhancing the channel, not replacing it, and challenges AV professionals to create valuable solutions and experiences for customers.

How Illinois State Made AV Implementation Easy in 320 Different Classrooms

After installing Kramer switchers and scalers in its 320 classrooms, Illinois State’s system incident rates dropped significantly, despite increasing the amount of AV tech in its classrooms.

The Top 3 Challenges AV Integrators Are Facing Today

A survey of ten AV integrators reveals that the convergence of IT and AV, managing customers’ 4K expectations and keeping up with all of the latest technology innovations are the biggest challenges industry professionals are currently facing.

IoT planning

What You Want (and Don’t Want) From the Internet of Things

The IoT is now giving companies more access to data than ever before, but without proper protection of this data, the IoT can do more harm than good.

3 Choices for Your Tech Firm: Get Big, Get Niche or Get Out

In an ever-changing industry, integration firms need to be able to serve their customers locally, nationally and globally, or find a geographical or vertical market niche to thrive in.

Don’t Try to Grow Your Business Without Looking to the Cloud First

By moving your business model to the cloud, companies can improve their agility, productivity, and speed of implementation and deployment.