Archive | December, 2014

Weekly Reading: Lists, plus ‘Hardcore Tech’ and Robots

Welcome to the Russian nesting doll edition of Weekly Reading. That’s right: lists within a list. As we close the book on 2014 and crack the spine on 2015, we avid online readers are confronted with myriad reviews/previews. Suggest your favorite 2014-2015 lists in the Comments field for a chance to win an InfoComm key […]

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Weekly Reading: Happy Holidays and Lotsa Lights

With 2014 coming to a close, it’s time to take stock of another year under our belt. Were you among the record numbers that came out to the InfoComm show and Integrated Systems Europe? Did you know the AV industry is poised to hit $114 billion (with a “b”) worldwide? Have you earned your AVEC […]

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Can You Do This?

And it’s okay if you can’t — for now. But once your competitors are doing it… For purposes here, don’t get hung up on networked devices and the cloud and Big Data and what it all means (or whether you understand it all). Start by imagining an ideal end state and work backwards. Maybe you sell replacement projector lamps online […]

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Quick Management Tip: Remove Barriers to Performance

Most employees have annoying little things associated with their jobs. Things that they think slow them down, make no sense, or get in their way. You won’t know about them if you don’t ask. Tom Peters called it “Management by Walking Around” or “MBWA”. Since most managers don’t know about these irritants, they don’t realize […]

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Weekly Reading: DOOH and Interactive Doors

Happy holidays from Weekly Reading. I’ll warn you now: It’s the end of a year, therefore, yes, there is a list in this week’s reading. But just one. And no “most intriguing celebrities of the year.” You’re welcome. In the spirit of the holidays and the pending new year, when anything should be possible, some […]

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