NSCA Has Unethical Awards Program Too

NSCA Has Unethical Awards Program Too

I am shocked that NSCA (and its board) is promoting a completely unethical “pay-for-play” awards program. Yes, you read that right! To enter their …

RAKs for 2017

RAKs for 2017

By Ron DeVoe Total Marketing, LLC We are now embarking on a New Year as we leave behind 2016. I am reminded daily of my time on this earth and how it has …

A Look Back at 2016

A Look Back at 2016

My last job responsibility before New Years Eve involved some minor updates to a system with slightly older technology. There’s something about working …

Year in Review

Year in Review

While it may have been a quiet last few months of the year for me as I settle in to my new position back in the integration side of the business, you should …

The Gift of Technology

The Gift of Technology

Christmas is here, and this year many of my family members are getting the gift of gadgets. My four-year-old daughter has been begging for “her very own …

Footprint

Footprint

All the biggest stories of 2016 in the AV integration space had to do with acquisition.  The latest round of which relayed that Samsung bought Harman Group, …

THE LED Conundrum

THE LED Conundrum

By Seth Waltz Principal, AVL Designs “Everybody says they wants LED theater lighting, yet we hear many people saying they have it and hate it. Totally …

Schrödinger’s Coffee

Schrödinger’s Coffee

I have often blogged about the power of coffee to open doors and cement relationships. Just this past week, I walked into the office of one of my customers …

Fake It ’til You… Get Caught!

Fake It ’til You… Get Caught!

I’m sure we’ve all heard the term “Fake it ’til you make it.”  It’s typically used to relay the mindset that people should …

Hail the Uzbek Ambassador

Hail the Uzbek Ambassador

By Roland Hemming RH Consulting We were doing some training on audio networks with a client a few days ago and the subject of security and encryption came up. …

Digital Signage Trends To Watch In 2017

Digital Signage Trends To Watch In 2017

By Lee Gannon TrouDigital Digital signage has been around for a few years now. It was originally the reserve of large corporations with deep marketing budgets …

Practicing Safe Automation

Practicing Safe Automation

A couple of years ago, I was on an AV podcast and someone asked me if I would ever put a smart lock onto my house. I said I’d need to think long and hard …

Why I Earned My CTS-D

Why I Earned My CTS-D

A couple years ago I posted about getting my CTS certification.  I think I was on an endorphin high at the InfoComm 2014 show, because I even threw down a …

Our Life With Alexa

Our Life With Alexa

“Alexa! Alexxxaaaaaaa!!!” My four-year-old daughter is trying to wake up our Amazon Echo. Alexa gets better at understanding her every day, but she …

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