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Zachary Comeau

Zachary Comeau comes from a journalism background with more than 8 years of experience writing for several daily newspapers and industry trade publications in Massachusetts. He joined Commercial Integrator in October 2019.

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Gartner: Software, IT Services Will Drive IT Spending To $4.5 Trillion In 2022

Gartner predicts more reliance on software-as-a-service, managed services and consulting in 2022 as IT spending increases 5.1%.

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Prioritize These January Microsoft Security Patches

The patches include fixes for several remote code execution flaws and a critical elevation of privilege bug in Active Directory.

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IT is Begging for Better Management of The UC&C Environment

A meeting technology management support platform from a global collaboration leader may be the answer to IT’s headaches.

Zachary's Latest Posts

Diversity in AV

How The Audio Visual Industry Can Start Talking About Diversity

The industry is moving toward a more inclusive & diverse workplace. These are a few easy things your company can do to catch up with audio visual diversity.

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Pro AV Should Think About Innovation Leadership

With the rise of new technologies and well documented workforce issues, pro AV should look into hiring an innovation officer.

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Diversity Efforts in AV Picking Up Steam

Diversity is becoming an important topic as the Pro AV industry looks to navigate changing workforce and industry trends.

AVEC 2019

I Left AVEC 2019 With Three Key Takeaways

Integrators need to expand to new lucrative markets, find a way to attract new talent and focus on quality and service. Also service, says AVEC 2019 panels.

Google AI Metrics

Google Proposes New AI Video, Audio Metrics

Google researchers have proposed a new set of metrics that can help measure the quality of AI-generated audio and video content.

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We Could Be Headed for a 4-Day Work Week

The AV industry should not only consider adopting the growing trend to combat burnout, but should leaverage its technology to encourage a 4 day work week.

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What is Pro Sports’ Obsession with Strobe Lights?

The NFL and other professional sports have fallen in love with the flashing strobe light effect during big moments, and I don’t like it.

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How AV Integrators Can Survive a Possible Recession

A recession is possible in 2020, and AV integrators should take steps to ensure that they can survive a downturn in the economy.

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How to Retain Skilled Workers in a Changing Industry

Now more than ever, it’s becoming critically important to retain skilled workers in the rapidly changing pro-AV inudstry.

School Security

How Can Technology Help Prevent School Shootings?

A new senate bill calls for schools to adopt more online surveillance tools to monitor students. The pro AV industry should also have a seat at the table.