Bridging the Gap: ITSM Tools for AV and IT


Over the past several months at my institution, we have been implementing a new Information Technology Service Management Tool (ITSM). After looking at several different products, we chose to go forward with TeamDynamix. The cost is reasonable (not cheap, but reasonable), even for small higher ed institutions (like us). Cost was a factor in our […]

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An IT Degree in an AV World?


By Tom Kehr Almo Pro A/V “A degree in computer science for AV support?” was a question posed in response to a LinkedIn job posting for an AV support engineer (I’m listing only the first five bullet points): Minimum Requirements. The candidate for the position of AV support engineer must meet the following qualifications: Bachelor’s […]

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Bittree Intros Fiber-Optic Feed-Through Patch Panel Enclosure


Bittree today announced the launch of the DSFB124NL Series, its next-generation patch panel enclosures. The feed-through, slide-out enclosure solution is designed for customers managing interconnections and cross-connections within IT closets and data centers, as well as in TV and radio facilities, recording studios, sports and live event venues and various commercial AV architectures. The first […]

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Weekly Wrap-Up 10.17.14 | ISE 2015 Registration, AV/IT Convergence, Social Media & Customer Service and more!


Miss anything last week? Here are the six stories we think you shouldn’t miss. Catch up on each story below for last week’s top headlines. Disruptive Forces: The Leaders Speak – Mark Loney, StarLeaf Android Signage Goes Dual Screen With VIA ALTA DS 2 Registration Opens for Integrated Systems Europe AV Buddy Pro: An In […]

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The Michelangelo Effect — Part A: Nine Points to the New Renaissance of AV/IT and Convergence


Michelangelo di Lodovico Buonarroti Simoni, well-known as just Michelangelo, was possibly the most renowned artist of the Renaissance. Along with Leonardo and Raphael, they represented artistic pinnacles only to be imitated, but not perfected by other artists. Michelangelo’s body of work was incomparable, and all anyone else could hope to do was duplicate his greatness. […]

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