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10 Business Articles Security Executives Should Consider

Here are 10 great business stories electronic security company executives probably missed.

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Due to its unique makeup, complexity and lack of academic roots or standardization, training has always been and continues to be one of the electronic security industry’s greatest challenges. This extends from basic industry education to rudimentary and advanced technical skills to business acumen and leadership. In this roundtable, the participants air their concerns, ideas and passion associated with this industry quandary. By Scott Goldfine · August 07, 2011

Four top integrator executives reveal how they execute highly strategic business plans that provide for practically any contingency. The exclusive roundtable digs into how these companies are adapting to new technologies, services and revenue models that ensure stickiness with customers. By Scott Goldfine · August 07, 2011

Today's security customers expect — even demand — prompt, courteous and consultative service at a good price or guess what? Not only are they going to go elsewhere because there are myriad alternatives, worse they are going to badmouth your business. In this social networking age, the repercussions could cost you countless customers and thousands of dollars. By Scott Goldfine · July 31, 2011

Given our propensity for smartphones and interactive technology, the more savvy alarm dealers are gearing their offerings toward this trend. More than ever manufacturers and third-party vendors are really coming up to speed with mostly IP-based, interactive security systems and devices. By Mark Matlock · June 26, 2011

Take SSI's latest Web poll! Where do you most commonly come up with your best business-related ideas? June 14, 2011

Video surveillance systems provider Infinova has announced that the company has been taken public and is now listed on the Shenzhen stock exchange in China ... January 06, 2011

Tightly monitoring every facet of operations remains priority No. 1 as installing security firms continue to claw their way out of the economic doldrums. Five veteran CEOs explain how they stopped the bleeding in 2010 and why — although they can’t let their guards down — they expect 2011 to be more fruitful. By Scott Goldfine · January 03, 2011

G4S Monitoring and Data Center Inc. has established a training program geared toward educating the company's video monitoring support and data center (VMSDC) operators about remote guarding ... November 16, 2010

With the ever-changing economy and as the security industry continues to evolve with new technologies, what are the most important skills that security field technicians should possess today to enhance business? October 06, 2010

Systems integration company Henry Bros. Electronics Inc. (HBE) announced today it has agreed to be acquired by defense contractor Kratos Defense & Security Solutions Inc. for about $45 million in cash ... October 05, 2010


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