For years Honeywell has hosted annual conferences for each of its three largest authorized dealer programs. The individual format changed this year with Connect 2013, which brought together installing security contractors from the First Alert Professional (FAP), Commercial Security Systems (CSS) and Honeywell Integrated Security (HIS) networks.
Rodney Bosch · November 14, 2013
With the East Coast and Gulf states heading into the teeth of hurricane season — officially the period runs from June 1 to Nov. 30 — it is vitally important for business owners to develop a plan in preparation for these natural disasters.
Rodney Bosch · September 08, 2013
TRG Associates has just released the 2012 results from its Attrition Measurement Study, which it produces each year in association with the Central Station Alarm Association (CSAA).
Rodney Bosch · July 16, 2013
Managing Editor Rodney Bosch speaks exclusively to Kratos Public Safety and Security's (PSS) Jim Henry. In this interview, Henry shares personal insights about his family’s business, Henry Brothers, and the trajectory of his own career path.
Rodney Bosch · May 01, 2013
Protection 1 Commercial Sales Manager Juliet Morphew discusses the importance of listening to education market customers to provide the best solutions to create safer school environments.
April 17, 2013
As the nation continues to emerge from the Great Recession, albeit at a near glacial pace, there are copious lessons and insights to glean from those businesses that didn’t just survive the malaise but actually prospered. Understanding how they reacted to alter their operations or fully transform their business models can provide answers on how to remain nimble when then next economic storm hits or even in the current competitive landscape.
Rodney Bosch · March 13, 2013
After its customer's voted SecurTek as Best Alarm System Company for the 2013 Consumer Choice Award (CCA), company president and CEO Barry Rogers shares what his firm does to keep clients happy.
February 12, 2013
In my February issue Between Us Pros column, I address school safety in wake of December's horrendous shooting incident in Newtown, Conn. I spoke with several experts in K-12 security and some of the conversation is picked up here.
Scott Goldfine · February 05, 2013
How important is it to train customers to effectively handle an intrusion alarm system? An intrusion alarm incident at a Walgreens in Wauwatosa, Wis., offers a few reasons why alarm companies should regularly schedule follow-up meetings with clients to make sure they know what to do in the event of a break-in.
Ashley Willis · November 20, 2012
Associate Editor Ashley Willis talks with Mobotix Chief Sales Officer Dr. Magnus Ekerot about what the industry can expect in terms of technology for 2013. Read on as Ekerot tackles that question and explains how Mobotix can aid integrators in growing their businesses.
Ashley Willis · November 14, 2012