Tag Archives: InfoComm

Time is the New Money. Spend it Wisely

Let me date myself here for a second….”My bags are packed. I’m ready to go…” Next week marks the start of the 12th Integrated Systems Europe show in Amsterdam. Did you know that this show actually started in Geneva, Switzerland and had less than 3,500 attendees? And that if it weren’t for the aggressive support […]

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Weekly Reading: Shhh, This is My Jam

There is reading, and then there is reading. I’ve been doing a lot of the latter in recent weeks, including reading a modest 158-page guide to AV/IT infrastructure in higher education. It’s a fantastic piece of work from a collection of dedicated InfoComm volunteers, vetted by the world’s most prominent technology managers’ groups. And you don’t have […]

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Weekly Reading: An 800-Pound Gorilla in 4K

When I’m not reading stories from the Interwebs, I like to curl up in an easy chair in the living room and listen to the radio. (Not totally true. It’s usually in the car, and no curling up.) You probably know by now that in listening to NPR recently, I got an earful of the […]

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Overheard at the AV Executive Conference: Me-Too Products

Stop me if you’ve heard this one before: In the AV industry, box sales are out and AV integration services are in. In fact, services are seemingly everything to the future of the industry. Last week, at InfoComm’s AV Executive Conference (AVEC) in Scottsdale, Arizona, keynote speaker and business forecaster David Goldsmith challenged attendees to imagine […]

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Overheard at the AV Executive Conference: The Size of the Pie

InfoComm’s AV Executive Conference (AVEC) wrapped up last week in Scottsdale, Arizona. For two and a half days, industry leaders from companies across North America networked over golf, heard from business management experts, workshopped together on projects aimed at refining business models — and yes, did homework. Chris Miller (pictured below in Scottsdale), executive director of PSNI […]

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