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CI Integrator of the Year: CCS Presentation Systems

His one-of-a-kind structure serves as an expansion prototype, but no other integrator has been brave enough to try to duplicate John Godbout’s model.

4 Reasons to Attend NSCA’s Business & Leadership Conference

The 16th annual NSCA BLC, Feb. 27 to March 1 at Four Seasons in Dallas, brings innovative integrators together to discuss shared challenges.

How to Save 90% of Clients’ Energy

Inside a living example of how integrated technologies can save clients money.

United Visual Re-emerges as Subcontractor

Legacy of company lives on through United Visual Labor, small crew of installers ready for anything.

Counterpoint: Disagreeing with Taking the Margin Out of Product

Dan Newman goes head to head with CI’s editor Tom LeBlanc to argue why the concept that successfully selling service has a distinct interdependence to hardware pricing is a misnomer.

Job Costing Critical Piece to Preserving Margins

Addressing problems quickly can help save projects that might otherwise be doomed.

Tips for Tuning Up Company Culture

Chili-cookoffs, Movember ‘stache challenges and failed drug tests — the ups and downs of a company’s culture.

Meet an Integrator Responsible for Driving Product Margins Down

Jay McArdle says razor-thin product margins are a good thing for Zdi, because it facilitates service sales.

Cloud, Other Mega-Trends Driving IT Innovation

Panel discussion looks to future of industry, highlights challenges that come with keeping up.

Planning for Cash in the Midst of Chaos

Nothing is ever linear, especially when you have multiple jobs layered on top of each other.